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The Young (in the Western USA)

January 3rd, 2012 at 1:12 pm by Gerard

The Young are taking a short break from putting finishing touches on their 2nd album — and first for Matador — with a bunch of shows on the West Coast.  Around the time of  Matador’s 21st anniversary shows in Vegas going on sale, we received brutal, vicious criticism from locals who felt their cultural hotbed was routinely being passed over by our touring bands.  OK, then.  The Young are playing Vegas’ Beauty Bar (perhaps the place where the term “truth in advertising” originated) and I fully expect several hundred of the city’s most passionate music fans to be in attendance.

(I also believe in Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and that the Planet Of The Apes movies are a prophecy).

Here’s the full schedule :

Wed 1/4 – Yucca Tap Room, Tempe, AZ
Thu 1/5 – Soda Bar, San Diego, CA
Fri 1/6 – Cellar Door, Visalia, CA
Sat 1/7 – Bottom Of The Hill, SF, CA
Mon 1/9 – The Satellite, Los Angeles
Tue 1/10 – The Smell, Los Angeles
Wed 1/11 – Beauty Bar, Las Vegas, NV
Thu 1/12 – Solar Culture Gallery, Tucson AZ
Fri 1/4 – Mohawk, Austin TX (with Balaclavas)

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