Before the tour dates we should also mention : Telegraph Canyon “The Tide and the Current” was voted album of the year by the Dallas Observer and #2 Album of the year by 102.1 The Edge.  Now the dates …..
03/13  Denton, TX @ Rubber Gloves
03/19  Austin, TX @ SXSW Showlush Backyard Party
03/20  Austin, TX @ SXSW Day Party at J. Blacks
03/20  Austin, TX @ The Ale House
03/21  Ft. Worth, TX @ Lola’s on 6th w/ The Maldives
04/03  Austin, TX @ The Ghost Room
04/09  Dallas, TX @ MusInk Festival
04/10  Houston, TX @ House of Blues w/ Old 97’s
04/17  Dallas, TX @ Good Records  6 pm
04/17  Dallas, TX @ All Good Cafe  9 pm
04/26  Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Paradiso
04/29  Weert, Netherlands @ De Bosuil
04/30  Eindhoven, Netherlands @ Effenaar Queensday Festival  2 pm
04/30  Middleburg, Netherlands @ Avonduren
05/01  Groningen, Netherlands @ Oosterpoort
05/05  Zwolle, Netherlands @ Bevr Festival
05/07  Ottersum, Netherlands @ Roepaen
05/08  Lelystad, Netherlands @ Underground
Kissing Cousins are currently writing songs for their new upcoming ep.  Yep, before “Pillar of Salt” we released 4 short players in a row. Hopefully they won’t go 4 more before the next full length.  They have also added a new bass player so go see them !
03/08  Long Beach, CA @ Alex’s Bar w/ David Bazan
03/10  Los Angeles, CA @ Silver Lake Lounge w/ Agent Ribbons
03/27  Los Angeles, CA @ Mr. T’s Bowl
04/03  Echo Park, CA @ Origami Vinyl
3. doug burr ………..
The new Doug Burr record has been recorded !  His management has asked us to not make any official announcements
until next week, so…. no announcements here. We’ll have a free 2 song preview cd available in a couple of weeks.  In the mean time go see him live !
03/10 Dallas, TX @ City Tavern
03/19 Austin, TX @ SXSW Showlush Backyard Party
03/20 Austin, TX @ SXSW Day Party a J. Blacks
03/26 Denton, TX @ Ultra Extra
04/09 Dallas, TX @ MusInk Festival
04/17 Dallas, TX @ Good Records
05/19 Dallas, TX @ Kessler Theater
4. the langley sisters ………..
Pretty much everyone has been writing or talking about The Langley Sisters.  They have been busy recording their debut full length, and we can’t wait to hear it !  Now if they would only come to the US.
03/15  Meribel, France @ Little World Festival
03/26  London, England @ Proud Caberet – Tower Hill
5. the new releases ……
all available at or  Itunes
TELEGRAPH CANYON “the tide and the current”  cd / lp
KISSING COUSINS “pillar of salt”  cd / lp
DOUG BURR “the shawl”  cd
THE LANGLEY SISTERS “queen bee”  7″ (limited ed. of 400)
LN “so you may help me when i am lost”   digital only
MAP “speechless”  cd
FRANK LENZ “strictly background soundtrack”  cd


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