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Why? Lays Out Fall Tour Dates for Special "Crowd-Sourcing" Shows

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By: Spacelab Research Staff
July 15, 2011
Why? has laid out a new set of Fall tour dates for September and October, starting in their hometown of Philadelphia and ending in Chicago with a show at the Museum of Contemporary Art. The Why? tour looks to be an informal and intimate tour, with the band playing unplugged versions of the material and opening up the floor to questions from the audience. It's the Why? interactive tour! Why not?!

Why? members Yoni Wolf, Josiah Wolf and Doug McDiarmid will take Anticon Redords labelmate Serengeti with them to open all of the shows.

"... They'll hit sit-down venues across North America, playing unplugged-type shows where they'll preview songs from their as-yet-untitled forthcoming album and give the crowd chances to ask questions," reads a report from Pitchfork.

The press release fom the band expands on that notion a bit:

"Most of the set will be previously unheard, culled from the ongoing writing and recording sessions for WHY?'s next LP, which looks to build upon the taut folk-rap and swaggerful psych-pop of 2008's Alopecia. Fan favorites, cult classics and covers are to be expected as well, alongside highlights from the band's most recent record, Eskimo Snow (2009). At each stop, the crowd will be seated, treated to behind-the-scenes jaw-jacking, and given the chance to ask questions."

Maybe we can look forward to Why? DVD documentary after the tour.

09-14 - Cincinnati, OH - Memorial Hall ^
09-15 - Carnegie, PA - Carnegie Musc Hall of Carnegie ^
09-16 - Philadelphia, PA - First Unitarian Chirch ^
09-17 - Boston, MA - The Paramount ^
09-18 - Hartford, CT - Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art ^
09-21 - New York, NY - Florence Gould Hall ((EARLY SHOW)) ^
09-21 - New York, NY - Florence Gould Hall ((LATE SHOW)) ^
09-22 - Falls Church, VA - State Theatre ^
09-23 - Charlottesville, VA - UVA Chapel ^
09-24 - Carrboro, NC - Art's Center ^
09-25 - Knoxville, TN - Relix Variety Theatre ^
09-26 - Atlanta, GA - Eddie's Attic ^
09-27 - Nashville, TN - 3rd And Lindsley ^
09-29 - Oklahoma City, OK - ACM@UCO ^
09-30 - Dallas, TX - Sons Of Hermann Hall ^
10-01 - Austin, TX - Central Presprytarian Church ^
10-04 - Los Angeles, CA - Largo at The Coronet ^
10-05 - San Francisco, CA - The Great American Music Hall ^
10-07 - Portland, OR - Alberta Rose Theatre ^
10-08 - Seattle, WA - The Vera Project ((EARLY SHOW)) ^
10-08 - Seattle, WA - The Vera Project ((LATE SHOW)) ^
10-10 - Billings, MT - Visualite Theatre ^
10-12 - Englewood, CO - The Gothic ^
10-14 - Minneapolis, MN - Cedar Cultural Center ^
10-15 - Chicago, IL - Museum of Contemporary Art ^

^ = w/ Serengeti

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