Domino Recording Co. is pleased to announce the world-wide signing of Dan Deacon to the label. Deacon is currently working on his debut release for the label, a full-length album due sometime in 2012.
Dan Deacon has spent the past year performing in more non-traditional settings and arrangements, often collaborating with pals So Percussion and other musicians. He was also invited by Francis Ford Coppola to score his latest film, Twixt. This year also saw the re-release of Deacon’s entire catalog in different formats by Carpark Records.
Dan Deacon has also announced tour dates spanning three continents between now and Feb. 2012, with a mixture of solo shows and shows with the Dan Deacon Ensemble. Dan Deacon Ensemble currently consists of: Denny Bowen, drums (Double Dagger) Dave Jacober, drums/mallets (Dope Body) Chester Gwazda, synths/computers (Nuclear Power Pants) Jordan Casey, synths (Zomes).
5-Nov AUSTIN, TX Fun Fun Fun Fest *
30-Nov OAKLAND, CA New Parish *
1-Dec LOS ANGELES, CA Echoplex *
2-Dec VANCOUVER, BC Rickshaw *
3-Dec PORTLAND, OR Branx *
4-Dec SEATTLE, WA Neptune *
16-Dec BALTIMORE, MD Ottobar #
30-Dec MARION BAY, AUS Falls Festival #
31-Dec LORNE, AUS Falls Festival #
6-Jan ADELAIDE, AUS Space Theater #
8-Jan BUSSELTON, AUS Southbound Festival #
12-Jan BRISBANE, AUS Woodland #
13-Jan MELBOURNE, AUS Mistleton Fright Night #
21-Jan HONG KONG XXX Gallery *
23-Jan TOKYO, JAPAN Dommune *
24-Jan OSAKA, JAPAN Sansui *
25-Jan TOKYO, JAPAN Shibuya O-Nest *
27-Jan BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA Interplay *
28-Jan SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA Rolling Hall *
3-Feb AUCKLAND, NZ Whammy #
4-Feb WELLINGTON, NZ San Fran Bath House #
5-Feb NELSON, NZ Playhouse Cafe #
6-Feb CHRISTCHURCH, NZ Dux Live #
7-Feb DUNEDIN, NZ Chicks Hotel #
* = solo set
# = Dan Deacon Ensemble set
Official Site – http://dandeacon.com/
Twitter – http://twitter.com/ebaynetflix
MySpace – http://www.myspace.com/dandeacon
Label – http://www.dominorecordco.us/
The 3rd Annual Bring Our Music Back Festival (B.O.M.B. Fest) is back and bigger than ever! Bring Our Music Back, Inc. along with Frank Bombaci, Sr. and Frank Bombaci, Jr. are proud to announce the diverse group of artists that has been assembled for 2011. Watch the lineup announcement HERE. For the first time, this yearâ€™s festival, taking place over Memorial Day Weekend (May 28-29), will be at the Festival Grounds of B.O.M.B. Festâ€™s new site partner, Western Connecticut State University (43 Lake Ave, Danbury, CT 06810) in Danbury, CT â€” a short train ride from New York City, Boston, Providence and Philadelphia. Tickets go on sale via BombFest.com at 6 a.m. EST on March 4th.
B.O.M.B. Fest 2011 has assembled its most ambitious lineup to date, bringing together some of the best names in hip-hop, alternative and indie rock, giving the East Coast its own premiere music festival. The price for two-day passes will cost $109 go on sale on Friday, March 4th at 6:00 am EST. Official festival website can be found at www.bombfest.com.
All proceeds from the festival will benefit Bring Our Music Back, Inc. which is committed to providing music scholarships, music enrichment and education programs, music and healing initiatives and community support and outreach. In addition, one of this yearâ€™s charitable initiativesincludes the creation of an Emerging Artist Scholarship Fund at Western Connecticut State University.
2011 B.O.M.B. Fest Lineup:
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
Coheed And Cambria
George Clinton & Parliament/Funkadelic
The New Pornographers
Shpongle presents The Shpongletron Experience
The Cool Kids
Portugal. The Man
Dum Dum Girls
The Felice Brothers
Quintron and Miss Pussycat
The Hood Internet
River City Extension
David Wax Museum
Roots of Creation
Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez
Walk the Moon
Also featuring more than 25 local artists!
About Bring Our Music Back, Inc.:
BRING OUR MUSIC BACK, INC. is dedicated to the enrichment of life through music. Our mission is to support burgeoning musical talent, programs and services in our communities by fostering the artistic development of youth preserving music as a viable art form. Bring Our Music Back, Inc. is all about MUSIC WITH PURPOSE! Some of the enrichment initiatives championed by Bring Our Music Back, Inc. include artist mentorships and music scholarships, music enrichment and education programs, music and healing initiatives, community support and music awareness and community and cultural outreach. Bring Our Music Back, Inc. is proud to support music therapy programs with the Connecticut Childrenâ€™s Medical Center and Hospice of Connecticut.
Dan Deacon has been tapped by Francis Ford Coppola to score his next film, Twixt Now and Sunrise, due later this year. The gothic romance stars Val Kilmer, Bruce Dern, Ben Chaplin & Elle Fanning. In addition to scoring the film, Mr. Coppola and Mr. Deacon are collaborating on a larger level, details of which will be announced soon.
The announcement comes on the cusp of Deacon’s concert of new music for So Percussion on Jan. 20th at the Merkin Concert Hall in NYC and his first performance of new orchestral work Feb 3rd and 4th with the Kitchner-Waterloo Symphony in Kitchner, Ontario.
01/20 New York, NY – Merkin Concert Hall *
02/03 Kitchener, ON – Conrad Centre for the Arts #
02/04 Kitchener, ON – Conrad Centre for the Arts #
02/12 Iowa City, IA – Gabe’s Iowa City
02/23 San Francisco, CA – Rickshaw Stop
03/13 Denton, TX – 35 Conferette
* = w/ So Percussion
# = billed as “Dan Deacon’s Electronic Bus”