Britain's Smoke Fairies Launch US Tour Following Stellar Debut Album

by PopMatters Staff

22 July 2011


PopMatters recently said of Smoke Fairies’ debut album Through Low Light and Trees: “The duo’s voices and instruments harmonize in haunting ways that evoke the ethereal spirits from which they take their band’s name. But these sprites are far from being frail creatures. They are comprised of flesh and blood. The Fairies understand that even enchantment can have dangers and that the mystery of the world does not alter the concrete details of living in the material world.” Now the UK band is headed out on a US tour with Rasputina, hitting many major American markets. This is your chance to catch up on one of the finest neo folk groups around. Tour dates and video collection after the jump.
July 29         Key Club *        Los Angeles, CA
July 30         SLO Brewing Co *        San Luis Obispo, CA
July 31         Slims*        San Francisco, CA
August 4         WOW Hall *        Eugene, OR
August 5         Doug Fir Lounge *        Portland, OR
August 6         Tractor Tavern *        Seattle, WA
August 8         The Railyard *        Billing, MT
August 11         Bourbon Theater *        Lincoln, NB
August 12         Blue Moose Tap House *        Iowa City, IA
August 13         7th Street Entry *        Minneapolis, MN
August 15         Schuba’s         Chicago, IL
August 14         Shank Hall *        Milwaukee, WI
August 16         Underground *        Sandusky, OH
August 18         Red Palace         Washington, DC
August 19         1st Unitarian Side Chapel         Philadelphia, PA
August 22         Rockwood Music Hall         New York, NY
August 24         The Basement         Nashville, TN
* with Rasputina





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