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Lowe sets solo dates

Monday, May 13, 2013 – Nick Lowe will play a string of solo acoustic headlining tour dates starting late this summer. The tour dates will kick off in Philadelphia on Aug. 8 and will cover the northeast. Fellow Yep Roc recording artist, Kim Richey, will be joining Lowe on these dates as an opener.

Lowe's latest effort, "The Old Magic," was released in September 2011. Yep Roc has also reissued Lowe's long-unavailable first two albums "Jesus of Cool" and "Labour of Lust."

Richey made her Yep Roc Records label debut with the release of her seventh studio album, "Thorn In My Heart," in April.

Tour dates are:

Aug. 8 - World Cafe Live - Philadelphia, PA
Aug. 9 - YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts - Bay Shore, NY
Aug. 10 - Lincoln Center Outdoors - New York, NY *
Aug. 11 - Birchmere - Alexandria, VA
Aug. 13 - Rams Head On Stage - Annapolis, MD
Aug. 15-16 - Tupelo Music Hall - Londonderry, NH
Aug. 17 - Narrows Center for the Arts - Fall River, MA
Aug. 18 - Stone Mountain Arts Center - Brownfield, ME *
Aug. 19 - Iron Horse Music Hall - Northampton, MA
Aug. 21 - Club Helsinki - Hudson, NY
Aug. 23 - StageOne - Fairfield, CT
Aug. 24 - Sanctuary Concerts at The Presbyterian Church - Chatham, NJ

* Kim Richey does not open these dates.

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