David Bazan Records Daytrotter Session, Launches Fall Tour

by Jedd Beaudoin

4 November 2011

 

With a new tour about to begin David Bazan fans can get a little taste of the man in action with bassist Andy Fitts and drummer Alex Westcoat via a new Daytrotter session (Bazan’s third) and an appearance on the venerable Austin City Limits. The Daytrotter session finds the band running through three tracks—“Eating Paper”, “Level With Yourself” and “Virginia” with an intensity that bodes well for the group’s upcoming performances.

With this year’s Strange Negotiations continuing to garner the onetime Pedro The Lion man critical acclaim, the road seems the perfect place for Bazan to connect with fans, which he will be doing straight through the middle of December, starting in Spokane, Washington and ending in Eugene, Oregon. Although those bookends might make it seem as though Bazan isn’t really traveling all that far, the tour winds through the middle of the country, to the south and southwest before he brings it all back home.
  
TOUR DATES

November:   

04     COLORADO SPRINGS, CO       Black Sheep
05     LAWRENCE, KS                     Bottleneck  
06     OMAHA, NE                         Waiting Room      
07     IOWA CITY, IA                       Blue Moose
09     MILWAUKEE, WI                     Cactus Club
10     INDIANAPOLIS, IN                   White Rabbit Cabaret      
11     NEWPORT, KY                       Southgate House  
12     GRAND RAPIDS, MI                 Ladies Literary Club
13     PITTSBURGH, PA                   Brillobox    
14     HOBOKEN, NJ                       Maxwell’s    
15     BALTIMORE, MD                   Ottobar      
17     CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA           Southern    
18     NORFOLK, VA                       Jewish Mother Backstage
19     CHARLOTTE, NC                   Evening Muse      
20     COLUMBIA, SC                     New Brookland      
26     ATHENS, GA                         Caledonia Lounge  
27     NASHVILLE, TN                     Mercy Lounge      
29     ST. AUGUSTINE, FL                 Cafe Eleven                  
30     TAMPA, FL                           Crowbar    

December:
01     TALLAHASSEE, FL                 Engine Room      
02     OXFORD, MS                       Proud Larry’s
03     MEMPHIS, TN                       Hi-Tone Cafe
04     NORMAN, OK                       Opolis
06     ALBUQUERQUE, NM               Low Spirits  
07     TUCSON, AZ                         Solar Culture
08     LAS VEGAS, NV                     BeautyBar  
09     SANTA ANA, CA                     Constellation Room
10     SANTA CRUZ, CA                   Crepe Place
11     SACRAMENTO, CA                 Blue Lamp  
12     ARCATA, CA                         Jambalaya  
14     EUGENE, OR                         Sam Bond’s

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