City Slang: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. announce January tour



Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. continues with the quest to take over the U.S. with a national tour in January, many of the dates with indie band Fitz & the Tantrums.

According to the press release, “Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. will kick off the new year on the West Coast, touring with Fitz and the Tantrums and making their national TV debut on Conan January 30th. They'll also be headlining Echoplex in LA on January 31st. The band will finish up this year with a few headlining dates this week- in Philadelphia today, NYC on Thursday (WIRED in-store) and Boston on Friday.”

“2011 has been a great year for Detroit duo Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. Their full-length debut "It's A Corporate World" made #6 on Paste Magazine's list of the 50 Best Albums of 2011 and #2 on Paste's Best New Bands on 2011, was one of FILTER Magazine's Best-Reviewed Records of 2011, and the album is also on NPR's Favorite Albums of 2011 listener poll. The single "Simple Girl" continues to gain traction at Triple A radio, with support from WFUV in New York, WXRV in Boston, WRNR in Baltimore, KGSR in Austin and WQKL in Ann Arbor. The video for "Simple Girl" is also in rotation on mtvU and Music Choice.”

Those dates are:
12/13 Johnny Brenda's, Philadelphia, PA
12/15 WIRED Pop-Up Store, New York, NY
12/16 Brighton Music Hall, Boston, MA
12/17 Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY - DJ Set - Brooklyn Vegan Holiday Party
1/15 Ogden Theatre, Denver, CO *
1/17 Knitting Factory, Boise, ID *
1/19 Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC *
1/20 Showbox at the Market, Seattle, WA *
1/21 Showbox at the Market, Seattle, WA *
1/24 Roseland Theater, Portland, OR *
1/26 Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA *
1/28 Harrah's Lake Tahoe, Stateline, NV *
1/31 Echoplex, Los Angeles, CA (Headlining)
* w/Fitz and the Tantrums

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