October 28, 2008 17:26

Strokes drummer side project announce US tour

Little Joy will hit the road next month

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The Strokes' drummer Fab Moretti's side project band Little Joy has announced the dates of a US tour this autumn.

The band, which includes Moretti's girlfriend Binki Shapiro and Brazilian singer-guitarist Rodrigo Amarante, recently played a handful of dates on the west coast joined by Devendra Banharts sideproject band Megapuss, as [url= http://www.nme.com/news/devendra-banhart/40039]previously reported[/url].

They'll now head east, playing shows in cities including Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia, New York and Nashville. They'll kick things off on November 7 in Saint Paul, Minnesota before wrapping up the tour in Austin, Texas in November 29.

The tour dates are:

Saint Paul, MN Station Four (November 7)
Chicago, IL Subterranean (8)
Detroit, MI Magic Stick (9)
Pittsburgh, PA Hard Rock (11)
Philadelphia, PA Khyber Pass (12)
New York, NY Mercury Lounge (13)
Hoboken, NJ Maxwell's (14)
Cambridge, MA TT The Bear's Place (16)
Washington, DC Black Cat (Backstage) (18)
Atlanta, GA Atlanta Room at Smith's Olde Bar (20)
Nashville, TN Exit/In (21)
St. Louis, MO Duck Room at Blueberry Hill (22)
Lawrence, KS Jackpot Music Hall (24)
Dallas, TX The Lounge on Elm Street (26)
Houston, TX Warehouse Live (28)
Austin, TX The Parish (29)

--By our Los Angeles staff.
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