Sunday, April 15, 2012

KXCI Presents! Mike Doughty, St. Vincent & tUnE-yArDs, fIREHOSE, Andrew Bird & Laura Marling, Bon Iver & Feist

A week of amazing KXCI Presents! shows comes your way for the next week. Stay tuned to 91.3FM daily for your chance to win tickets and for special Studio 2A interviews and performances.

Sunday night it's Mike Doughty in an intimate early show at Club Congress. Mike Doughty is known as the front-man of Soul Coughing, as well as for his solo work and performances. Doors open at Club Congress at 7pm, then at 10pm, Los Pork Torta perform for the Tucson Roller Derby after party.

Tuesday it's a double bill of female led indie-rock with St. Vincent and tUnE-yArDs at The Rialto Theatre. Annie Clark played guitar with Sufjan Stevens and Polyphonic Spree before her successful solo career as St. Vincent. Opening is tUnE-yArDs, the name under which producer Merrill Garbus records and performs her sampled experimental folk. Both artists are touring behind recent releases on 4AD Records.

Thursday finds the reunion of fIREHOSE at Plush. It’s been nearly 20 years since the band last played together, but the restorative powers of the Coachella Festival have brought them out of the misty past for a handful of US dates.... this tour may be your only chance to see fIREHOSE again! Doors open at 9pm with The Monitors at Plush.

Friday finds Andrew Bird and Laura Marling at The Rialto Theatre. Longtime KXCI favorite Andrew Bird and band are touring behind their newest release, Break It Yourself. All concert tickets will be bundled with this new release and two live EP's. England's new folk sensation, Laura Marling opens this all ages show with doors at 7pm.

Monday, April 23rd, it's another great double bill with Bon Iver and Feist at the TCC. Both groups have been mainstays of KXCI DJ's and listeners for years but are now getting widespread acclaim. Bon Iver just won two Grammy's for Best New Artist and Best Alternative Music Album. Leslie Feist has been making great music and steady\ily amassing accolades since her 2004 debut. Doors open at 7:30pm with Feist for this all ages double bill at the TCC Arena. More information at Stateside Presents.



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