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Help NighTraiN Rock the West Coast!

Seattle funk-punk rockers, NighTraiN want to lay some tracks up and down the West Coast. Fueled with “Locomotive” style tunes, these ladies turn it up with distortion, smooth grit, and attitude. You can help fund their first tour at their kick-starter page. You know you want to. Let’s face it, touring is not cheap, and at times, bands are lucky to break even. But you can help increase musical awesomeness awareness! Give your pledge of support before May 18 so NighTraiN can reach $2,500!

These grrrls, oh, after my own rocker heart! Seriously, if you need an opening act, I’d love the spot! Wow, the similarities are amazing, we even describe our music in “lovechild” terms. Mine…Cyndi Lauper + Joan Jett.


Photo via NighTraiN.

On Tour: Deluka, Melissa Auf der Maur + Kaycee Cole

OMFG! Deluka is going on tour! Catch some raunchy electro-pop near you.

U.S. Tour Dates:

  • 2/3/11 Brooklyn, NY @ the Bell House (w. Does It Offend You, Yeah?)
  • 2/5/11 New York, NY @ Rockbar
  • 2/14/11 Pittsburg, PA @ Hard Rock
  • 2/15/11 Columbus, OH @ CD101 Big Room
  • 2/16/11 Chicago, IL @ Hard Rock
  • 2/17/11 Indianapolis, IN @ Hard Rock
  • 2/18/11 Louisville, KY @ Hard Rock
  • 2/20/11 St. Louis, MO @ NACA
  • 2/22/11 Nashville, TN @ Hard Rock
  • 2/27/11 Baltimore, MD @ Hard Rock
  • 2/28/11 Philadelphia, PA @ Hard Rock
  • 3/2/11 Detroit, MI @ Hard Rock
  • 3/5/11 New York, NY @ Webster Hall

Last call! Melissa Auf der Maur‘s last show for “Out Of Our Minds” coming up! Thursday, March 3, 2011 @ Highline Ballroom, NYC. Tickets here. It’s when art, music, and fantasy combine into one amazing show. Not to be missed!

Seattle’s Kaycee Cole has a month long set lined up at the Vivendo & Tandem wine bar. Check out her smooth jazz and blues style on Valentine’s Day for a special dinner & performance. See links for details.

  • 02/05 Tandem Wine Bar in Bothell, WA 6:30-9:30 pm
  • 02/11  Vivendo Wine Bar in Bothell, WA 7-9 pm
  • 02/12 Tandem Wine Bar in Bothwell, WA 7-9 pm
  • 02/14 Tandem Wine Bar in Bothwell, WA 7-9 pm
  • 02/19 Tandem Wine Bar in Bothwell, W 7-9 pm

Wanda Jackson, MNDR, La Roux, Beth Ditto + Allison Krauss

Check out the latest new music from some of your favorite artists! I know I am waaay to excited for Wanda. Talk about a legend!

Wanda Jackson, the Queen of Rockabilly, has a new album & tour! Check out the music video for “Thunder on the Mountain” and her tour dates:

  • Jan 15 Nashville, TN @ the Ryman Auditorium
  • Jan 18 Nashville, TN @ Third Man Records
  • Jan 21 Brooklyn, NY @ Williamsburg Hall Of Music
  • Jan 23 Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre
  • Jan 24 Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre
  • Feb 22 Philadelphia, PA @ World Café Live
  • Feb 23 Boston, MA @ Royale
  • Feb 24 New York, New York @ The Bowery Ballroom
  • Feb 25 Washington DC @ 9.30 Club
  • Feb 26 Dallas, TX @ The Kessler
  • May 1 Indio, CA @ The Stagecoach Festival
Limited edition MNDR single entitled “Fade To Black/I Go Away” is out. Listen here. Free single of “Cut Me Out” here.
New La Roux album entitled “Gold Edition” is set to drop February 8. Lots of extra features and artwork with this one.
Beth Ditto‘s solo EP is ready to pop, pop, pop into this world. Buy it here digital or vinyl style. Now let’s disco Ditto-style.
Alison Krauss and Union Station are also releasing a new album “Paper Airplane” on April 12th. This is her sophomore effort featuring crisp folk instruments and pop-rock melodies.

Dum Dum Girls Tour Dates

Dum Dum Girls – West Coast Fun Dates

Wed-Jun-23 Oakland, CA New Parish
Fri-Jun-25 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre
Sat-Jun-26 Seattle, WA High Dive
Tue-Jun-29 Sacramento, CA Blue Lamp
Wed-Jun-30 San Francisco, CA Bottom of the Hill
Thu-Jul-01 Los Angeles, CA Echo
Fri-Jul-02 San Diego, CA Casbah
Sat-Jul-03 Costa Mesa, CA Detroit Bar

via Artfag.

Plus get their debut album, “I Will Be” now at SubPop.

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