Ken has released a split 7″ with Luis Francesco Arena (Ken covers his song “Waterlilies and Creatures,” and Luis covers “The Lover’s Hymn”) – to order it, visit Flat Lux Records. There are only 500 copies.
On the tour page, there are many new shows up – The Posies are doing two acoustic shows in Seattle & Bellingham in May; both they and Big Star are playing a festival in Norway this August, and Ken will be touring Europe through the end of March.
New shows scheduled for Jon’s European tour, which kicks off next week in Norway:
6 November | Malmo, Sweden @ KB (w/Ed Harcourt)
19 November | Paris, France @ Pop In
Ken’s tour also begins next week, and you can find the dates here.
Jon will be doing a tour of the UK and Europe this fall, and the dates are posted on the tour page now. Keep checking back, as there are still a couple dates he is finalizing and will be adding in the coming weeks!
Also, the European release of ‘Songs From The Year Of Our Demise’ (including three unheard bonus tracks – ‘Such Is The Light,’ ‘Queen of Darkness’, and the demo of a song called ‘One Way Street’) will be available in most countries in Europe in mid-October, and for the UK, you will be able to find it at the beginning of November.
He was interviewed by MARKED online music magazine at the end of September, and you can read that feature here.
Lastly, check out this performance of ‘Six Feet Under’ from a show back in June on youtube, and all of the other Posies videos on the site.
Tour dates for 2006 are up! The Posies’ European tour begins about a week from now, and there are Ken Stringfellow, Big Star, and White Flag dates for February. Details available on the tour page.
Here are the dates for the Posies’ European tour in January:
Jan 14: Insbruck, Austria @ Weekender
Jan 15: Schorndorf, Germany @ Manufaktur
Jan 16: Regensburg, Germany @ Alte Malzerei
Jan 17: Saarbrucken, Germany @ Garage Club
Jan 18: Frankfurt, Germany @ Nachtleben
Jan 19: Koln, Germany @ Prime Club
Jan 21: Amsterdam, Holland @ Melkweg
Jan 22: Berlin, Germany @ Magnet
Jan 23: Hamburg, Germany @ Molotow
Jan 24: Munster, Germany @ Gleis 22
Jan 25: Brussels, Belgium @ Botanique
Jan 26: London, UK @ The Garage
The 2nd leg of the Posies’ European tour begins today in Bielefeld, Germany, as the first of five dates opening for Teenage Fanclub. You can see the rest of the dates for the tour here.
To mark this, here is a Posies interview/feature in the German edition of Rolling Stone.
The first dates are confirmed for the Posies’ fall European tour:
Mi 26.10.2005 Bielefeld-Forum EUR 15,00
Do 27.10.2005 Hamburg-Knust EUR 16,00
Fr 28.10.2005 Berlin-Postbahnhof EUR 16,50
Sa 29.10.2005 Dresden-Star Club EUR 15,00
All dates are supporting Teenage Fanclub.
The Posies will play the Lignano Rock Festival in Lignano, Italy on August 12th. Tickets are on sale now here.
In addition, they’ll be playing an instore on August 18th in Utrecht at the Plato record store. Their website can be found here.
15.08.2005 | Munchen | Atomic Cafe
17.08.2005 | Stuttgart | Schocken
Tickets are €12,00 if bought in advance and €15,00 at the door.
(Ticket online: 0049 0 18 05 – 56 20 30)
From Jon Auer:
19 Switzerland, Nyon, Paleo Festival (Club Tent)
21 Ireland, Dublin, Whelans
22 Ireland, Cork, Cruiscin Lan
23 Ireland, Limerick, Dolans
24 Ireland, Galway, Roisin Dubh
26 UK, Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
28 Italy, Catania, Le Ciminiere
30 UK, London, Islington, Academy
31 UK, Manchester, Academy 3
1 UK, Glasgow, King Tuts
4 Spain, Benicassim, Festival
6 Finland, Korso, Ankkarock
9 Sweden, Gothenburg, Goteborgskalaset
10 Sweden, Stockholm, Debaser
11 Norway, Oslo, Rockefeller (Oya Festival)
18 Holland, Utrecht, Tivoli De Helling
19 Belgium, Hassalt, Pukkelpop (Marquee Stage)
20 UK, Exeter, Beautiful Days Festival