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Win a Bazan Lifetime Pass!

October 27, 2011

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Enter to win at any of the Bazan Band shows in November and December. We’ll pick a winner at the end of each show. You’ll get a special lifetime pass good for free entry into any Bazan show forever. That’s right, free admission to any Bazan show… FOREVER. This includes band shows, solo shows and living room shows. If you want to go to 100 Bazan shows for free… you can! If you want to go to a Bazan show 10 years from now for free… you can!

Very few restrictions apply. It has to be a Bazan headlining show and it can’t be a festival show where we don’t control the guest list. Other than that… you are good to go… anyplace, anytime.

11/01 Tue – Spokane WA – A Club
11/02 Wed – Boise ID – Neurolux
11/04 Fri – Colorado Springs – The Black Sheep
11/05 Sat – Lawrence KS – Bottleneck
11/06 Sun – Omaha NE – The Waiting Room
11/07 Mon – Iowa City IA – Blue Moose Taphouse (upstairs)
11/09 Wed – Milwaukee WI – Cactus Club
11/10 Thu – Indianapolis IN – White Rabbit Cabaret
11/11 Fri – Newport KY – Southgate House
11/12 Sat – Grand Rapids MI – Ladies Literary Club
11/13 Sun – Pittsburgh PA – Brillobox
11/14 Mon – Hoboken NJ – Maxwell’s
11/15 Tue – Baltimore MD – Ottobar
11/17 Thu – Charlottesville VA – The Southern
11/18 Fri – Norfolk VA – Jewish Mother
11/19 Sat – Charlotte NC – Evening Muse
11/20 Sun – Columbia SC – New Brookland Tavern
11/21 Mon – Knoxville TN – Pilot Light
11/26 Sat – Athens GA – Caledonia Lounge
11/27 Sun – Nashville TN – Mercy Lounge
11/29 Tue – St Augustine FL – The Original Cafe Eleven
11/30 Wed – Tampa FL – Crowbar
12/01 Thu – Tallahassee FL – Engine Room
12/02 Fri – Oxford MS – Proud Larry’s
12/03 Sat – Memphis TN – Hi Tone
12/04 Sun – Norman OK – Opolis
12/06 Tue – Albuquerque NM – Low Spirits
12/07 Wed – Tucson AZ – Solar Culture
12/08 Thu – Las Vegas NV – Beauty Bar
12/09 Fri – Costa Mesa CA – Constellation Room
12/10 Sat – Santa Cruz – Crepe Place
12/11 Sun – Sacramento CA – Blue Lamp
12/12 Mon – Arcata CA – Jambalaya
12/14 Wed – Eugene OR – Sam Bond’s Garage

More details on each show and links to buy tickets here.

We’ll need your help to spread the word about these shows. Please help us by telling your friends, posting on Facebook, Twitter or wherever you hang out.

See you soon!

Bazan Band USA Tour Dates!

September 21, 2011

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David, Andy and Alex will be on tour in November and December. They’ll be coming to a lot of towns they’ve not been to in a while… some places they’ve never been to at all. Scroll down to see the dates.

There’s some cool stuff happening on this tour…

WIN DAVID’S GUITAR:
Everyone who comes to a show can enter to win’s David’s Epiphone SG guitar. He’ll be playing the guitar on the entire tour and then we’ll draw a winner at the last show. Entry forms will be available at the merchandise table at the shows. Fill it out and give it to Caleb at the show (he’ll be the guy behind the merchandise table).

BAZAN LIFETIME PASS:
Once you’re entered into the guitar give-a-way you’ll also be entered to win a “Bazan Lifetime Pass!” We’ll pick a winner at the end of each show. You’ll get a special lifetime pass good for free entry into any Bazan show forever. That’s right, free admission to any Bazan show… FOREVER. This includes band shows, solo shows and living room shows. If you want to go to 100 Bazan shows for free… you can! If you want to go to a Bazan show 10 years from now for free… you can!

Very few restrictions apply. It has to be a Bazan headlining show and it can’t be a festival show where we don’t control the guest list. Other than that… you are good to go… anyplace, anytime.

TOUR DATES:
Without further delay, here are the tour dates.

11/01 Tue – Spokane WA – A Club
11/02 Wed – Boise ID – Neurolux
11/04 Fri – Colorado Springs – The Black Sheep
11/05 Sat – Lawrence KS – Bottleneck
11/06 Sun – Omaha NE – The Waiting Room
11/07 Mon – Iowa City IA – Blue Moose Taphouse (upstairs)
11/09 Wed – Milwaukee WI – Cactus Club
11/10 Thu – Indianapolis IN – White Rabbit Cabaret
11/11 Fri – Newport KY – Southgate House
11/12 Sat – Grand Rapids MI – Ladies Literary Club
11/13 Sun – Pittsburgh PA – Brillobox
11/14 Mon – Hoboken NJ – Maxwell’s
11/15 Tue – Baltimore MD – Ottobar
11/17 Thu – Charlottesville VA – The Southern
11/18 Fri – Norfolk VA – Jewish Mother
11/19 Sat – Charlotte NC – Evening Muse
11/20 Sun – Columbia SC – New Brookland Tavern
11/21 Mon – Knoxville TN – Pilot Light
11/26 Sat – Athens GA – Caledonia Lounge
11/27 Sun – Nashville TN – Mercy Lounge
11/29 Tue – St Augustine FL – The Original Cafe Eleven
11/30 Wed – Tampa FL – Crowbar
12/01 Thu – Tallahassee FL – Engine Room
12/02 Fri – Oxford MS – Proud Larry’s
12/03 Sat – Memphis TN – Hi Tone
12/04 Sun – Norman OK – Opolis
12/06 Tue – Albuquerque NM – Low Spirits
12/07 Wed – Tucson AZ – Solar Culture
12/08 Thu – Las Vegas NV – Beauty Bar
12/09 Fri – Costa Mesa CA – Constellation Room
12/10 Sat – Santa Cruz – Crepe Place
12/11 Sun – Sacramento CA – Blue Lamp
12/12 Mon – Arcata CA – Jambalaya
12/14 Wed – Eugene OR – Sam Bond’s Garage

We’ll need your help to spread the word about these shows. Please help us by telling your friends, posting on Facebook, Twitter or wherever you hang out.

See you soon!

2011 Living Room Tour

August 16, 2011

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David will be playing in living rooms in September. These are intimate solo performances hosted by fans in their living rooms or studio spaces. No mics, no sound system… just David and a guitar.

We have a very limited number of tickets for each show. On sale now.

www.undertowtickets.com

Sun 9/4 – Moscow, ID – SOLD OUT
Mon 9/5 – Bozeman, MT – SOLD OUT
Tues 9/6 – Salt Lake City, UT – SOLD OUT
Wed 9/7 – Fort Collins, CO – SOLD OUT
Thurs 9/8 – Topeka, KS – SOLD OUT
Fri 9/9 – Winona, MN – SOLD OUT
Sat 9/10 – Wheaton, IL – SOLD OUT
Sun 9/11 – Champaign, IL – SOLD OUT
Mon 9/12 – Lexington, KY – SOLD OUT
Tues 9/13 – Scott Depot, WV – SOLD OUT
Wed 9/14 – Wilmington, OH – SOLD OUT
Thurs 9/15 – Cleveland, OH – SOLD OUT
Fri 9/16 – Rochester, NY – SOLD OUT
Sat 9/17 – Wilkes-Barre, PA – SOLD OUT
Sun 9/18 – Williamstown, NJ – SOLD OUT
Mon 9/19 – Oakton, VA – SOLD OUT
Tues 9/20 – Charlottesville, VA – SOLD OUT
Wed 9/21 – Simpsonville, SC – SOLD OUT
Thurs 9/22 – Birmingham, AL – SOLD OUT
Fri 9/23 – Shreveport, LA – SOLD OUT
Sat 9/24 – Tulsa, OK – SOLD OUT
Sun 9/25 – Albuquerque, NM – SOLD OUT
Mon 9/26 – Payson, AZ – SOLD OUT
Tues 9/27 – Aliso Viejo, CA – SOLD OUT
Wed 9/28 – Santa Rosa, CA – SOLD OUT
Thurs 9/29 – Eugene, OR – SOLD OUT
Fri 9/30 – Woodinville, WA – SOLD OUT

Watch the full episode. See more ACL presents Satellite Sets.

David will be doing a Living Room Tour in September. We’ll be looking for hosts and announcing the cities and dates very soon. Stay tuned.

* with Cotton Jones
** with Via Audio
*** With S. Carey
**** with Rocky Votolato
***** with Rocky Votolato and Quasi

06/01 Wed – Salt Lake City UT – Kilby Court *
06/02 Thu – Denver CO – Hi Dive *
06/03 Fri – Kansas City MO – Record Bar *
06/04 Sat – Council Bluffs IA – Westfair Amphitheater – w/ Bright Eyes
06/06 Mon – St Paul MN – Turf Club *
06/08 Wed – Chicago IL – Lincoln Hall *
06/10 Fri – St Louis MO – Old Rock House *
06/11 Sat – Columbus OH – The Basement *
06/12 Sun – Akron OH – Musica *
06/13 Mon – Pontiac MI – Pike Room
06/14 Tue – Toronto ON – Lee’s Palace
06/15 Wed – Ottawa ON – Maverick’s
06/17 Fri – Ithaca NY – Delilah’s (NEW VENUE)
06/18 Sat – Hamden CT – The Space **
06/19 Sun – Cambridge MA – TT the Bears ***
06/22 Wed – New York NY – Bowery Ballroom ***
06/23 Thu – Philadelphia PA – Johnny Brenda’s ***
06/24 Fri – Washington DC – Black Cat ***
06/25 Sat – Chapel Hill NC – Local 506 – w/ Centro-matic
06/27 Mon – Orlando FL – The Social ***
06/28 Tue – Atlanta GA – The Earl ***
06/29 Wed – Birmingham AL – The Bottletree ***
06/30 Thu – New Orleans LA – One Eyed Jacks ***
07/01 Fri – Baton Rouge LA – Spanish Moon ***
07/02 Sat – Houston TX – Fitzgerald’s ****
07/03 Sun – Denton TX – Dan’s Silverleaf ****
07/05 Tue – Austin TX – ACL Satellite Sets ****
07/07 Thu – Phoenix AZ – Sail Inn ****
07/08 Fri – San Diego CA – Casbah ****
07/09 Sat – Long Beach CA – Alex’s Bar ****
07/10 Sun – Los Angeles CA – Troubadour ****
07/12 Tue – Visalia CA – Cellar Door ****
07/13 Wed – San Francisco CA – The Independent ****
07/15 Fri – Portland, OR – MIssissippi Studios ****
07/16 Sat – Seattle WA – Showbox *****

Paste Magazine

May 28, 2011

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Faith no more, but plenty of heart

David Bazan’s well-publicized quarrel with Christianity reached a breaking point with 2009’s Curse Your Branches, the sound of one man’s Dark Night of the Soul translated to searing indie folk. With his former band Pedro the Lion, Bazan frequently took on the role of musical prophet, turning out five albums of thoughtful, theologically-oriented songs. But with Curse Your Branches he shed his prophetic mantle, stuck out his chin, and took on his critics, his obsessive fans, and nothing less than the Almighty in emotionally charged, confrontational terms. The resulting album was as messy as any breakup album ever recorded, and as masterfully conflicted and musically intense. (READ MORE)

 

Magnet Magazine

May 27, 2011

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David Bazan is perhaps the most underappreciated songwriter of our time. Despite having rarely (if ever) missed his mark in nearly 15 years of crafting disarmingly thoughtful musical and lyrical prose, he seems to be perpetually relegated to the outside of critical favor, an underdog whose loyal following would lay in the road for him if he asked that of them. (READ MORE)

David Bazan: Fighting His Conscience
by Clay Masters

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In a 15-passenger Chevy van equipped with a makeshift bed and pantry, David Bazan’s GPS system has him arriving right on time at his show in Omaha. At this point, he’s one week into a tour, and he has been driving all day from Colorado Springs.

“[Touring] is how I’m able to make ends meet,” Bazan says, “because band touring costs so much money to bring a bunch of guys out.”

Bazan released his solo debut in 2009. Many music critics called Curse Your Branches Bazan’s breakup letter to God. (SEE MORE)