Following his first and sold-out show at Frank in Austin, Texas on Saturday, Craig Finn has confirmed new east coast tour dates supporting his debut solo album Clear Heart Full Eyes’ (out 1/24, Vagrant). Dates include Noise Pop in San Francisco on Feb. 21 and NYC’s Mercury Lounge on Feb. 29. Tickets go on sale Friday, Dec. 16. New York singer/songwriter Marcellus Hall opens on select dates. Visit Craig’s Tumblr for tickets and more information.
Watch in-studio footage and an interview with Craig Finn while recording in Austin earlier this year with producer Mike McCarthy (Spoon, Trail of Dead).
P.S. The Hold Steady are currently playing shows and writing for our sixth record, which we hope will come out in 2012.
“Honolulu Blues,” the album’s first single, and B-side “Rented Room” are out now on iTunes.
Listen on SoundCloud here:
Craig Finn 2012 Tour Dates:
* – w/ Mount Moriah
# – w/ Marcellus Hall
2/01 – Dallas, TX @ Club Dada*
2/02 – Oklahoma City, OK @ The Conservatory*
2/03 – Omaha, NE @ Slowdown*
2/04 – Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club*
2/06 – Iowa City, IA @ The Mill*
2/07 – Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle*
2/08 – Detroit, MI @ The Lager House*
2/09 – Columbus, OH @ The Basement*
2/10 – St Louis, MO @ Off Broadway*
2/11 – Kansas City, MO @ Record Bar*
2/13 – Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge*
2/19 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah*
2/20 – Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour*
2/21 – San Francisco, CA @ Noise Pop at Bottom of the Hill
2/23 – Portland, OR @ The Doug Fir Lounge*
2/24 – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile*
2/27 – Ringwood, NJ Live @ Drew’s House
2/28 – Allston, MA @ Great Scott#
2/29 New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge (Late Show)#
3/01 – Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwell’s#
3/02 – Washington, DC @ Rock N Roll Hotel#
3/03 – Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506#
3/05 – Atlanta, GA @Earl#
- “Breakdown” Day – That quasi-annual event when Tom Petty and his Heartbreakers rule my internal radio for 24 hours (thebrowntweedsociety.com)
- Craig Finn on sale; The Hold Steady is Saturday (win tix) (brooklynvegan.com)