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Old 97s hit the road in June

Thursday, May 21, 2009 – The Old 97s kick off a headline tour in mid-June, taking them through cities across the country including Philadelphia, San Francisco and Minneapolis, ending in Atlanta in late July. The dates are an "An Evening With The Old 97s" as band members Rhett Miller and Murry Hammond will each do a set before the band to open the dates, showcasing their new solo material. Both recently released solo albums.

The band achieved their first TV sync for their latest album "Blame It On Gravity." Dance With Me will be featured on an upcoming episode of Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance."

Tour dates are:
June 18 - Rochester, NY - The Old 97s Party in the Park
June 19-20 - Hoboken, NJ - Maxwell's
June 21 - Philadelphia, PA - Theatre of Living Arts
June 23-24 - Hoboken, NJ - Maxwell's
June 25 - Beach, DE - Bottle & Cork
June 26 - Tarrytown, NY - Tarrytown Music Hall
June 27 - Towson, MD - Recher Theater
June 28 - Hampton Township, PA - Hartwood Acres
July 8 - Los Angeles, CA - The Music Box at the Fonda
July 9 - San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore
July 11- Snowbird, UT - Snowbird Festival
July 12 - Aspen, CO - Belly Up Tavern
July 14- Colorado Springs, CO Armstrong Hall
July 15- Telluride, CO Mountain Village
July 16 - Boulder, CO Boulder Theater
July 18 - St. Louis, MO - The Pageant
July 19 - Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
July 21 - Madison, WI Barrymore Theatre
July 22 - Grand Rapids MI Intersection
July 23 - Indianapolis, IN Vogue
July 24 - Louisville, KY Headliners
July 25 - Asheville, NC Bele Chere (free outdoor festival)
July 26 - Atlanta, GA Variety


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