My Morning Jacket Receive Grammy Nomination for Best Alternative Album

MY MORNING JACKET cap a hugely successful 2011 with a Grammy Nomination for Best Alternative Music Album for their celebrated sixth album, “Circuital”. Jim James and co are up against the likes of Radiohead, Bon Iver, Death Cab For Cutie, Foster the People for this much-coveted award.

After headlining several festival, including Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo, My Morning Jacket will close the year playing their biggest-ever headline show to date, at Madison Square Garden in New York on 14th December.

Sidenote: New Orleans jazz legends Preservation Hall Jazz Band are pleased to announce the special guests that will join them on stage for their 50th anniversary performance. On January 7th, 2012 at 8:00pm they will grace the Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, with special guests My Morning Jacket, Del McCoury Band, Trombone Shorty, GIVERS, Allen Toussaint, Blind Boys of Alabama, Tao Seeger, & Mos Def.

Tickets for what is bound to be an unforgettable night go on sale December 2nd and are available at www.carnegiehall.org

Critical acclaim for “Circuital”, out now on ATO Records:

“So much bliss:”
Rolling Stone – 4 stars ****

“Stuff encores are made of”
NPR

“Tremendous… Circuital sees them negotiating their place in the world with heartening vigour”
MOJO – 4 Stars ****

“Unexpected and audacious”
SPIN

“a spectacular live band… now approaching the height of its powers.”
New York Times

“It’s an album, and a band, worth celebrating.”
Wall Street Journal

“MMJ’s best album… producer Tucker Martine expertly eliciting the synergistic quality of a band in perfect harmony.”
The Independent – 4 Stars ****

“My Morning Jacket continue to wear their eclecticism well”
People

“Disarmingly graceful melodies framed by thundering rock chords”
NPR’s All Things Considered

“lush, epic-sounding songs with a tight musical focus”
Time Magazine

“Circuital is arguably the most cohesive My Morning Jacket album to date”
Stereogum

“The work of a band with a reinvigorated sense of their own identity… These songs share a thread of kinship which bind them together”
Uncut – 4 Stars ****

“The grab-you-from-the-start opener transitions between slower and faster tunes in this perfectly paced composition. Don’t miss it.”
Esquire

My Morning Jacket On Tour:

12/1: Los Angeles, CA @ The Gibson Ampitheatre
12/2: San Francisco, CA @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
12/3: San Diego, CA @ Jenny Craig Pavilion @ University of San Diego
12/6: Tulsa, OK @ Brady Theatre
12/7: Dallas, TX @ Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
12/8: Houston, TX @ Verizon Wireless Theatre
12/10: Boca Raton, FL @ Sunset Cove Ampitheater
12/11: Orlando, FL @ Hard Rock Live
12/12: Greensboro, NC @ Greensboro War Memorial Auditorium
12/14: New York City @ Madison Square Garden

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