Camper Van Beethoven annouces winter tour dates; new album to come
Written by admin on November 20, 2012
The varied-genre alt-rock band Camper Van Beethoven will embark on their next winter U.S. tour just under a month before releasing their first studio album in nine years.
The influential band will begin its live dates on December 27 at the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach, California, with 11 dates confirmed so far:
Dec. 27 Belly Up Tavern – Solana Beach, CA
Dec. 28 The Independent – San Francisco, CA
Dec. 29 Mystic Theatre – Petaluma, CA
Dec. 31 The Soiled Dove – Denver, CO (Cracker only)
Jan. 18 World Cafe Live – Philadelphia, PA
Jan. 19 Stage 48 – New York, NY
Jan. 20 Middle East Downstairs – Cambridge, MA
Jan. 23 Sky City – Augusta, GA (CVB only)
Jan. 24 40-Watt Club – Athens, GA (CVB only)
Jan. 25 The Grey Eagle – Asheville, NC (CVB only)
Jan. 26 The Earl – Atlanta, GA (CVB only)
Future dates are likely to be added.
Camper ban Beethoven also confirmed they will make available La Costa Perdida, on January 22, 2013. According to the group, this will be the first album recorded organically, with all in attendance and produced entirely by its members.
The lineup for Camper Van Beethoven is: Victor Krummenacher (bass, baritone guitar),
Greg Lisher (guitars), David Lowery (guitars and vocals), Chris
Pedersen (drums), Jonathan Segel (violin, guitar, mandolin, organ,
backing vocals) and new addition Michael Urbano (drums and
percussion). Longtime CVB/Cracker drummer Frank Funaro will join the band for its winter tour.
Earlier this year, Segel released the critically-acclaimed album, All Attractions.