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Tim Kasher Goes Solo (MP3 / tour dates)

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Monday, Nov 15, 2010

Tim Kasher, who has spent the last two decades with Cursive and the Good Life, released his first solo album The Game of Monogamy on October 5th of this year. The album highlights the thematic, lyrical songwriting that has kept Kasher on the radar of music critics since 1997. The Game of Monogamy is equal parts catchy pop, grand orchestral arrangements, and stark instrumentation. The theme that ties these songs together is one of rocky relationships and the dark sides of marriage.


Kasher’s Daytrotter sessions are available at daytrotter.com. This session includes the The Game of Monogamy tracks “Bad, Bad Dreams”, “The Prodigal Husband”, “No Fireworks”, and a cover of David Bowie’s “Soul Love”.


Kasher is in the middle of a national tour supporting the album that will last until December 17, 2010.



  
TOUR DATES
Nov. 11       Los Angeles, Ca             The Bootleg Theater
Nov. 12       Pomona, Ca                 Glass House Record Store
Nov. 13       San Diego, Ca               The Loft @ Ucsd
Nov. 14       Phoenix, Az                 Sail Inn
Nov. 15       El Paso, Tx                   The Percolator
Nov. 16       Colorado Springs, Co     Black Sheep
Nov. 18       Lincoln, Ne                 Bourbon Theater
Nov. 19       Omaha, Ne                   The Waiting Room
Nov. 20       Chicago, Il                 Schubas
Nov. 21       Ann Arbor, Mi               Blind Pig
Nov. 22       Pittsburgh, Pa             Thunderbird Café
Nov. 23       Washington, Dc             The Red Palace
Nov. 24       Chapel Hill, Nc             Local 506
Nov. 26       Orlando, Fl                 The Social
Nov. 27       Tampa, Fl                     Crowbar
Nov. 28       Atlanta, Ga                 The Earl
Nov. 29       Asheville, Ca               Orange Peel*
Nov. 30       Raleigh, Nc                 Lincoln Theatre*
Dec. 1       Norfolk, Va                 Norva*
Dec. 2       York, Pa                     Strand*
Dec. 3       Philadelphia, Pa             Electric Factory*
Dec. 4       New York, Ny               Terminal 5*
Dec. 6       Pawtucket, Ri               Met Café*
Dec. 7       Boston, Ma                 Wilbur Theatre*
Dec. 9       Cleveland, Oh               House Of Blues*
Dec. 10       Pontiac, Mi                 Clutch Cargo’s*
Dec. 11       Urbana, Il                   Canopy Club*
Dec. 12       Columbia, Mo               The Blue Note*
Dec. 13       Iowa City, Ia                 The Blue Moose*
Dec. 14       Bloomington, In             Bluebird*
Dec. 15       St. Louis, Mo                 Off Broadway
Dec. 16       Chicago, Il                 The Vic Theatre*
Dec. 17       Milwaukee, Wi               The Rave (Downstairs)*
* supporting Minus The Bear

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