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Old 97s Announce Too Far To Care Anniversary Tour This Fall

Having a commemorative birthday tour for a seminal album seems to have become a staple move for bands that make it past the ten-year mark these days. Andrew W.K. did it earlier this year for the 10th anniversary of I Get Wet and today Old 97s announced that they will be celebrating the 15 year anniversary of Too Far To Care by playing it in its entirety (plus a secondary fan-driven set) across a slew of US dates listed below. Too Far To Care is a classic representation of alt-country at a time when it was still cementing itself as a genre and it’s a necessary addition to any well-rounded record collection. Furthermore, lead singer and principle songwriter Rhett Miller will be opening up each date with an acoustic set on the heels of his latest LP The Dreamer. Miller is a musical force on his own and his opening slot, along with Those Darlins or Salim Nourallah (date depending), makes for a hell of a lineup. Some venues have tickets posted, so hop on ‘em.

OLD 97S – 2012 TOUR DATES
Too Far To Care 15th Anniversary Tour Dates:

With Those Darlins supporting:
August 24th – Dallas, TX — House Of Blues
August 25th – San Antonio, TX — Sam’s Burger Joint
August 26th – El Paso, TX — Tircky Falls
August 28th – Phoenix, AZ — The Crescent Ballroom
August 29th – Solana Beach, CA — Belly Up Tavern
August 30th – Santa Ana, CA — The Observatory
August 31st – Los Angeles, CA — El Rey Theatre
September 1st – Los Angeles, CA — El Rey Theatre
September 2nd – San Francisco, CA — The Fillmore
September 4th – Seattle, WA – The Showbox @ The Market
September 5th – Vancouver, BC – Venue
September 6th – Portland, OR – Roseland Theatre
September 7th – Boise, ID – Knitting Factory
September 8th – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
September 10th – Boulder, CO – Boulder Theater
September 11th – Omaha, NE – The Slowdown
September 12th – Columbia, MO — The Blue Note
October 12-14th – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Festival

With Salim Nourallah supporting:
October 16th – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
October 17th – Madison, WI – Capitol Theater
October 18th – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
October 19th – Chicago, IL – Vic Theatre
October 20th – Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
October 22nd – Boston, MA – Royale Night Club
October 23rd – New York, NY – Webster Hall
October 25th – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
October 26th – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
October 27th – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
October 29th – Nashville, TN – Cannery Ballroom

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