Update: 20th Anniversary Shows, Disciplines Album and Posies Tribute Album

The Posies will be touring Europe acoustically for their 20th anniversary – dates are below:

April 8 John Dee, Oslo NORWAY
April 9 Blaest, Trondheim NORWAY
April 10 UKA Festival @ Driv, Trømsø NORWAY
April 11 Garage, Bergen NORWAY
April 12 Grottene, Stavanger NORWAY
April 13 Caféteatern, Stockholm SWEDEN
April 14 Pusterviksbaren, Gothenburg SWEDEN
April 15 KB, Malmö, SWEDEN
April 17 Route 66, Novi Sad SERBIA
April 18 tba, Zagreb CROATIA
April 19 Flex, Vienna AUSTRIA
April 20 Ekko, Utrecht NETHERLANDS
April 22 Bellevue Club, Brussels BELGIUM
April 23 Manuscript, Ostend BELGIUM
April 24 Trix, Antwerp BELGIUM
April 25 Bibelot, Dordrecht NETHERLANDS
April 26 Milkweg, Amsterdam NETHERLANDS
April 27 Effenaar, Endhoven NETHERLANDS
April 28 D:qliq, Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG

They will also be doing four shows in the Northwestern U.S. for their 20th anniversary; these will be full-band shows.

May 14 The Posies 20th Anniversary Shows @ Hell’s Kitchen, Tacoma WA
May 15 The Posies 20th Anniversary Shows @ Winterland, Bremerton WA
May 16 The Posies 20th Anniversary Shows @ Dante’s, Portland OR
May 17 The Posies 20th Anniversary Shows @ Neumo’s, Seattle WA

There are also two new Disciplines shows in Norway that will take place before the full-band Posies shows in May, and a Big Star show in London in August.

The Disciplines’ first full-length album, ‘SMOKiNG KiLLS’, will be released May 5th in Norway & Denmark on Voices Music and Entertainment. One of the songs from the album, “Yours for the Taking,” appears on a bonus CD that comes with the April issue of Q magazine (with all tracks selected by R.E.M.).

Lastly, the Posies tribute EP ‘Beautiful Escape: The Songs Of The Posies Revisited’ is out now on Burning Sky Records and can be ordered on the Myspace page. The EP features 7 songs (including one EP-only song) from the 3-CD release that will be out in May.

Jon At Triple Door This Weekend

JUST ADDED: DAVID BAZAN & JON AUER (SOLO ACOUSTIC)
Saturday July 14
8PM (All Ages)
$10 adv/ $12 day of

Don’t miss this just added co-headlined show with two of Seattle’s finest
indie rock talents! David Bazan of Pedro the Lion and Jon Auer of the Posies
will each perform solo acoustics sets in an intimate setting.

$10 adv./ $12 dos.
www.tripledoor.com

The Posies in Japan

The Posies will be playing 2 dates in Japan this summer with Shonen Knife.

07.08 – TOKYO @ Club Quattro
07.09 – OSAKA @ Club Quattro

Tickets go on sale April 22nd.

They will also be at Jazzbones in Tacoma WA on April 21st, and The Bouquet in Boise ID on April 22nd. Also added to the tour page is Jon Auer’s record release show for April 27th in Seattle @ the Sunset Tavern, and a show the next day in Portland.

Jon Auer US Tour Dates on Pattern25.com

Pattern 25 have posted a list of Jon Auer shows for May; however, many are still tentative. Visit their site for full list; here are the shows that are confirmed right now:

5/04: The Basement, Nasville TN
5/08: local 506, chapel hill NC
5/09: Jammin Java, Vienna VA
5/10: World Cafe Live, Philadlelphia PA
5/11: Maxwells, Hoboken NJ
5/12: Mercury Lounge, New York NY
5/16: Beachland Ballroom, Cleveland OH
5/17: Schubas, Chicago IL

Also, here is a link to a feature The Tripwire did on Jon yesterday.

Promo This Week

OCTOBER 19, 2005 – WEDNESAY – SHOW DAY PORTLAND
6PM MILLENIUM MUSIC
Ken & Jon in-store performance
801. N.W. 23rd (At Johnson)
Portland, 97210
http://www.musicmillennium.com/

OCTOBER 20, 2005 – THURSDAY – SHOW DAY SEATTLE
10AM THE MOUNTAIN KMTT
103.7FM Ken & Jon on-air appearance on The Mountain Morning Show
http://www.kmtt.com/