Sarah Jaffe Announces Dates with Norah Jones and a July Tour as Main Support for Portland’s Blitzen Trapper

Tour Announcement Comes as Sarah’s Second Full-Length Studio Album The Body Wins Wows Critics and Fans Alike and Sarah Readies for a West Coast Headlining Run

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4th June 2012
For Immediate Release:

New York, NY – Sarah Jaffe is excited to announce a handful of dates with Norah Jones this month that will be followed by a month long trek with Portland based Sub Pop recording artist Blitzen Trapper.  These dates come on the heels of nearly two weeks of West Coast headlining dates for Sarah.  The June and July run is her first US tour in support of The Body Wins – her critically acclaimed second full-length studio album – out now on Kirtland Records.

Sarah has received quite a bit of praise following the April 24th release of her sophomore album.  On the record, Sarah leaves her acoustic roots behind her and flirts with a bigger, more mature sound that was heralded by NPR (who did a “First Listen”), The New York Times, Vogue, Filter, American Songwriter, Interview, Magnet, Glamour, and more and saw her gracing the cover of the Dallas Observer week of release.  “Glorified High” is the first single and video off of the album and saw wide pickup as Sarah’s new sound coincided with a fresh new look.  The video was premiered and can be seen on MTV Buzzworthy, mtvU, and LOGO.

The extensive summer touring will showcase Sarah’s new album and fans can expect an exciting new live show from Denton’s rising songstress.  Throughout the two month trek Sarah will visit to every major city from coast to coast. Check www.sarahjaffe.com for the most up to date information and see below for all confirmed tour dates!

Confirmed Tour Dates:

*Headlining Dates
June 7th Opolis Norman, OK
June 9th Larimer Lounge Denver, CO
June 10th Urban Lounge Salt Lake City, UT
June 12th Tractor Tavern Seattle, WA
June 13th Mississippi Studios Portland, OR
June 15th The New Parish Oakland, CA
June 16th The Satellite Los Angeles, CA
June 17th The Crescent Ballroom Phoenix, AZ

*Supporting Norah Jones
June 20th              Murat Theatre                                      Indianapolis, IN
June 22nd             Mud Island Amp                                  Memphis, TN
June 23rd              Fox Theatre                                         Atlanta, GA
June 24th              Ryman                                                  Nashville, TN

*Supporting Blitzen Trapper
July 8th                   First Avenue                                        Minneapolis, MN
July 9th                   Lincoln Hall                                          Chicago, IL
July 13th                 Higher Ground                                    Burlington, VT
July 15th                 Music Hall of Williamsburg                Brooklyn, NY
July 17th                 Birchmere Bandstand                        Alexandria, VA
July 18th                 The National                                        Richmond, VA
July 19th                 Casbah at Tremont                            Charlotte, NC
July 20th                 Pour House                                         Charleston, SC
July 21st                 The Soapbox                                      Wilmington, NC
July 22nd                Cider House                                       Knoxville, TN
July 24th                 Taft Theatre                                        Cincinnati, OH
July 25th                 Mr. Smalls                                           Pittsburgh, PA
July 26th                 Capitol Theatre                                  York, PA
July 30th                 Deluxe                                                 Indianapolis, IN
July 31st                 TBA                                                     Columbia, MO