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Mumford & Sons 8/1 Hoboken Pier A Review/Photos

August 4, 2012 The Audio Perv 1

By Michel Dussack

To say Mumford & Sons have come a long way in the past two years would be a gross understatement. It’s hard to even fathom that the band that played Bowery Ballroom in 2010 opened their 2012 Summer Tour playing to 15,000 people on Hoboken’s Pier A, a venue which has never seen a concert that large ever.

Opening the show was Aaron Embry, the former touring pianist from Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros. He took …

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Dawes To Play Conan Tonight

December 15, 2011 drainu182 0

Dawes will be performing tonight on Conan on TBS. The band will play “Time Spent In Los Angeles” off of their album Nothing Is Wrong. Tune in tonight at 11pm EST/10pm Central…

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Dawes Picked By VH1 As September’s “You Oughta Know” Artist

September 9, 2011 drainu182 0

VH1 has selected Dawes as their “You Oughta Know” artist for the month of September. Launched in 2004, VH1’s “You Oughta Know” franchise introduces promising new artists on the rise to VH1’s base of music lovers. Many “You Oughta Know” artists have gone on to win industry awards and accolades including “Best New Artist” Grammy Awards and nominations. This highly acclaimed franchise has helped break artists such as Adele, Amy Winehouse, Bruno Mars, The Civil Wars, Colbie Caillat, Corinne Bailey …

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Dawes Announce Co-Headlining North American Tour With Blitzen Trapper

August 2, 2011 drainu182 0

ATO Records is excited to announce that Dawes has confirmed a fall tour, which they will be co-headlining with Blitzen Trapper. The 29-date tour kicks off on October 7th in Petaluma, CA, and will hit major cities across the US and Canada. This tour follows the June release of their critically acclaimed sophomore album, Nothing Is Wrong. Rolling Stone raves that the members of Dawes are “the most promising purveyors of new-school country folk…so authentically vintage.” The full …

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Music To Know Festival Announces Single Day Tickets and Daily Line-Ups

June 3, 2011 drainu182 0

MTK: Music To Know Festival presented by BingTM announces daily line-ups:

Saturday August 13: VAMPIRE WEEKEND, Matt & Kim, Tame Impala, M. Ward, Tom Tom Club, We Are Scientists, Francis and the Lights, Suddyn, and Nicos Gun.

Sunday, August 14: BRIGHT EYES, Cold War Kids, Chromeo, Ra Ra Riot, Dawes, Fitz and the Tantrums, The Naked and Famous, The Limousines, and the Young Empires.

18 of today’s most critically-acclaimed and successful new, emerging and well-known bands. The festival will be …

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Dawes Announce Tour Dates with Alison Krauss, Playing Letterman In June

May 11, 2011 drainu182 0

ATO Records is excited to announce that Dawes has confirmed 17 dates supporting Alison Krauss & Union Station. Beginning July 27 in Danbury, CT, the dates run through August 27, and include stops at New York’s Beacon Theatre, the Fox in Atlanta and two shows at The Ryman in Nashville. The complete list of tour dates is below.

Dawes has already begun their touring in support of their highly anticipated second album, Nothing Is Wrong. Due out on …

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Vampire Weekend and Bright Eyes To Headline MTK Festival August 13+14 in East Hampton NY

May 10, 2011 drainu182 0

MTK: Music To Know Festival announced its inaugural line up headlined by Vampire Weekend on Saturday, August 13th and Bright Eyes on Sunday, August 14th. Other confirmed bands include Matt & Kim, Cold War Kids, Chromeo, Tame Impala, Ra Ra Riot, Fitz & The Tantrums, Tom Tom Club, Dawes, M Ward, We Are Scientists, The Limousines, Naked and Famous, Francis and the Lights, Suddyn, Nicos Gun and Young Empires — 18 of today’s most critically-acclaimed and successful new, emerging and …

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New Dawes Album Nothing Is Wrong Due Out June 7th, New Spring/Summer Tour Dates

April 21, 2011 drainu182 0

ATO Records is proud to announce the release of Nothing Is Wrong, the highly anticipated second album by critically acclaimed Los Angeles-based, Dawes, on June 7, 2011. Nothing Is Wrong is the follow-up to the band’s 2009 debut, North Hills (featuring their breakout anthem, “When My Time Comes”), an extraordinary record that was released quietly and soon became regarded among critics and fans across the country as a classic and must-own favorite. A collection of songs that …

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Bright Eyes Announce Additional Tour Dates

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With just a week to go until the eagerly awaited release of Bright Eyes’ seventh studio album, The People’s Key (out February 15th on Saddle Creek), the celebrated Nebraskan band have added further dates to what will be their first US tour in over three years. Additional supporters have also been confirmed, Titus Andronicus, Jenny And Johnny, Farmer Dave Scher, Conduits and Dawes will each be joining the band on select dates. The band is currently overseas playing a string …