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TUE, AUG 18, 2009 at 5:26 AM

What’s Instore for the Fruit Bats?

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Fruit Bats start a long tour national tonight (full dates here) in Vancouver BC in support of their killer new record The Ruminant Band. Aside from their unmissable club shows, the band is going to stop at some of the nation’s finest record stores to play some special stripped down sets. In Eric’s words “we’re gonna put together a super ripping sit on the floor acoustic hoedown jam for these instores, complete with dobros and banjos and stuff…”. These shows are free and all ages, so bring some minors and enough coin to pick up a record or two. Grimey’s in Nashville is hosting a special Labor Day cookout with Fruit Bats at 4pm – I wish I could be there. Big thanks to Fruit Bats for making time to do these and the stores for hosting.

Fruit Bats Instores
Aug 22 Music Millennium Portland, OR at 7pm
Aug 25 Amoeba Music San Francisco, California at 6pm
Aug 31 Guestroom RecordsOKC, OKC, OK at 6pm
Sep 01 Good Records Dallas, TX at 7pm
Sep 02 Waterloo Records Austin, TX at 6pm
Sep 07 Grimeys Nashville, TN at 4pm
Sep 20 Reckless Records Chicago, IL at 3pm

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Posted by Richard Laing