Jarvis Cocker hunts for local talent

Pulp man seeks support acts for North American jaunt

Jarvis Cocker is seeking out local bands to open for him on his upcoming tour of North America.

The former Pulp frontman posted a message on his MySpace page requesting recommendations for bands that would make for good support acts in cities including New York, San Francisco, Seattle and Vancouver.

Cocker wrote: “We are playing in North America soon & need support bands for New York (2 shows), San Francisco, Seattle & Vancouver – do you think you could help?

“Same idea as the Europe shows – you recommend LOCAL bands that would be good for the job (preferably with a link to somewhere I can hear their music) & I’ll do the rest. It worked a treat before – let’s unleash the magic again!”

The tour dates are:

New York, NY Webster Hall (April 22, 23)

Indio, CA Coachella Festival (27)

San Francisco, CA Fillmore (28)

Seattle, WA Showbox (30)

Vancouver, BC Commodore (May 1)

As previously announced, Cocker‘s solo album ‘Jarvis’ will get a Stateside release on April 3.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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