Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Ponytail and High Places Announce Tour Together

Download: High Places - "From Stardust To Sentience"
Download: Ponytail - "Celebrate The Body Electric (It Came From An Angel)"

Two of indie-rock's most promising up-and-comers have decided to gang up for a tour of the West Coast and Canada. Ponytail, whose live show is, literally, better than Christmas, have been touring behind their energetically virtuoso, noisily melodic record Ice Cream Spiritual; and High Places, an excellent, but wholly different, duo who consolidate world music, psychedelia, and indie-pop into short, trance-y waves of songs. The latter released a compilation of previously released material earlier this year, and are set to put out a new record in the coming month. Both bands are playing a handful dates, which neither take them to Minneapolis or Chicago. Sad. Oh well. Away they go now!

Here are the dates:

Thursday September 25 2008 @ Grinnell College in Grinnell IA*
Friday September 26 2008 @ The Mill in Iowa City IA*
Saturday September 27 2008 @ Rhinoceropolis in Denver CO*
Monday September 29 2008 @ Kirby Court in Salt Lake City UT *
Tuesday September 30 2008 @ Badlander in Missoula MT*
Thursday October 2 2008 @ Nectar in Seattle WA*
Friday October 3 2008 @ Department of Safety in Anacortes WA *
Saturday October 4 2008 @ Richards on Richards in Vancouver BC*
Monday October 6 2008 @ Backspace in Portland OR *
Wednesday October 8 2008 @ Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco CA*
Thursday October 9 2008 @ TBD in Santa Cruz CA*
Friday October 10 2008 @ The Smell in Los Angeles CA*
Saturday October 11 2008 @ UC Irvine in Irvine CA
Sunday October 12 2008 @ Modified in Phoenix AZ *
Wednesday October 22 2008 - @ The Ottobar in Baltimore MD - Cal Robbins Benefit
Friday October 31 2008 - Todd P NYC in Brooklyn NY w/ DMBQ, The Homosexuals
* w/High Places

In other Ponytail news, the group is reportedly working on a clip for their song "Beg Wavs", which would be their second video for Spiritual, with the first being for album closer "Die Allman Bruder".

Ponytail MySpace Page
High Places MySpace Page

(Jonathan Graef)

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Anonymous Ian said...

These guys own, nice jonnnnnnny

9:23 AM  

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