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Blitzen Trapper: New Album and Summer 2010 Tour

Blitzen Trapperband Blitzen Trapper: New Album and Summer 2010 Tour

Blitzen Trapper is the type of band that transcends one’s impression of folk music. As a sextet, the Portland-based ensemble is a complicated, beautiful spin on what one would regard as folk…basically, this is not your parents’ Peter, Paul and Mary.

Later this week their new album, Destroyer of the Void, will be released on Sub Pop Records. It will be their third album on the legendary label and a summer long tour is scheduled to follow. With three months of shows, Blitzen Trapper will be impossible to miss…so mark your calendars and make a date to go see them.

Tour dates:

07 June – Slowdown, Omaha, NE

09 June – Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA

10 June – Bonaroo Fest, Manchester, TN

13 June – Casbah, Charlotte, NC

14 June – 930 Club, Washington, DC

15 June – Trocadero – Philly, PA

16 June – Webster Hall, NYC

18 June – Chameleon Club – Lancaster, PA

19 June – Diesel Club Lounge, Pittsburgh, PA

20 June – Southgate House, Newport, KY

21 June – Off Broadway, St. Louis, MO

22 June – Record Bar, Kansas City,  MO

24 June – Belly Up, Aspen, CO

28 June – Clubhouse, Tempe, AZ

29 June – El Ray, Los Angeles, CA

30 June – The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA

01 July – High Sierra Music Fest, Quincy, CA

02 July – High Sierra Music Fest, Quincy, CA

23 July – Crystal Ballroom, Portland, OR

27 July – First Ave, Minneapolis, MN

28 July – Turner Hall, Milwaukee, WI

29 July – Beachland Ballroom, Cleveland, OH

31 July – Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI

01 Aug – Osheaga Music Fest, Montreal, Canada

03 Aug – Opera House, Toronto, Canada

04 Aug – Majestic Theatre, Detroit, MI

05 Aug – Vouge Theatre, Indianapolis, IN

06 Aug – Lollapalooza, Chicago, Il

07 Aug – Lollapalooza, Chicago, Il

08 Aug – Lollapalooza, Chicago, Il

10 Aug – Gabe’s Oasis, Iowa City, IA

12 Aug – Ogden Theatre, Denver, CA

One of the sweetest songs and videos around, “Furr,” from the 2008 album of the same name:

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