John Grant to Headline US Tour (video / tour dates)

by J.C. Sciaccotta

2 November 2010


Upon listening to former Czars-frontman John Grant’s first solo record, Queen of Denmark, one feels the kind of awe usually reserved for rock heroes of old. It is, quite simply, one of the great records of 2010. Mojo magazine gave the album its seldom-bestowed five-star, “instant classic” rating, and influential LA blog Aquarium Drunkard called it “a new cult classic”.

Earlier this year, Grant opened for Queen of Denmark producers and backing-band Midlake, turning audiences across the country on to his special brand of heart-bearing indie songcraft. Now he’s headlining his own US tour this December, starting 12/4 in Chicago (complete tour dates after the jump). These shows are not to be missed.

12/4               Chicago, IL                   Schuba’s Tavern
12/6               Toronto, ON                 Music Gallery
12/8               New York, NY                 Mercury Lounge
12/10               Philadelphia, PA             World Café Live     Upstairs
12/11               Brooklyn, NY                 The Rock Shop
12/15               San Francisco, CA           Swedish American Hall
12/16               Los Angeles, CA             Gene Autry Museum,  Heritage Court
12/17               Portland, OR                 Doug Fir Lounge
12/18               Seattle, WA                   High Dive
12/19               Vancouver, BC               The Media Club

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