Eels American Tour Dates

EELS Announce American Tour Dates
Meet The Eels: Essential Eels and Useless Trinkets Available Now

Mark Oliver Everett - Eels
On the heels of the just released new CD+DVD collections, the best of Meet The Eels: Essential Eels and the rarities Useless Trinkets (Geffen), Eels announce a U.S. tour starting March 28 in Philadelphia. The CD+DVD collections celebrate the first ten years of the critically acclaimed and ever-changing entity (1996-2006), while the tour finds them performing at some unusual venues (the First Unitarian Church in Philadelphia and the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue in Washington, DC, among them).

Eels leader Mark Oliver Everett aka E was recently the subject of a highly acclaimed BBC documentary film about himself and his father and has also written a book, "Things The Grandchildren Should Know," already a bestseller in England, it will be published this fall in the U.S. A recent Eels show at St. James Church in London found The Who's Pete Townshend on stage reading from the book. Eels are planning to purchase one-second of Super Bowl television airtime to advertise the new rarities collections, Useless Trinkets.

Eels Tour Dates

02.14 Santa Ana, CA Galaxy Theater, warm-up show
02.18 Paris, France Bataclan
02.19 Koln, Germany Theater am Tanzbrunnen
02.20 Berlin, Germany Volksbuhne
02.21 Hamburg, Germany Kampnagel
02.23 Copenhagen, Denmark The Royal Theatre
02.25 London, UK Royal Festival Hall
02.26 Birmingham, UK Town Hall
02.27 Manchester, UK Bridgewater Hall
02.28 Glasgow, UK Royal Concert Hall
03.01 Gateshead, UK Sage
03.02 Brighton, UK Dome
03.03 Groningen, Holland Oosterpoort
03.04 Brussels, Belgium Cirque Royale
03.06 Zurich, Switzerland Spirgarten
03.07 Milan, Italy Conservatorie Sala Verdi
03.08 Rome, Italy Auditorium
03.09 Vincenza, Italy Max live
03.10 Vienna, Austria Wuk
03.11 Munich, Germany Muffathalle
03.13 Utrecht, Holland Cross-linx Festival, Muziek Centrum Vredenburg
03.14 Enschede, Holland Cross-linx Festival, Muziek Centrum
03.15 Eindhoven, Holland Cross-linx Festival, Muziek Centrum Frits Philips
03.17 Dublin, Ireland Vicar Street
03.18 Dublin, Ireland Vicar Street
03.19 Belfast, Ireland Belfast Mandela Hall
03.21 York, UK Opera House
03.22 Sheffield, UK City Hall
03.23 Oxford, UK New Theater
03.24 Cambridge, UK Corn Exchange
03.25 Paris, France Cigale
03.28 Philadelphia, PA First Unitarian Church
03.29 Washington, DC Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
03.31 Boston, MA Somerville Theatre
04.01 New York, NY Highline Ballroom
04.02 New York, NY Highline Ballroom
04.04 Toronto, ONT The Mod
04.05 Detroit, MI Majestic Theatre
04.06 Chicago, IL Park West
04.07 Minneapolis, MN Pantages Theatre
04.09 Boulder, CO Fox Theatre
04.11 Seattle, WA Showbox Theatre
04.13 Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom
04.14 San Francisco, CA Palace Of Fine Arts
04.16 Los Angeles, CA El Rey Theater
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[Published on: 1/31/08]

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Comments

Lord-K. starstarstarstarstar Thu 1/31/2008 11:41AM
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Lord-K.

sweet always wanted to see these guys

whodoyoudo Thu 1/31/2008 03:45PM
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whodoyoudo

i luved that song when i was in like 5th or sixth grade

never heard anything else of these guys

never knew id relate to the somg so well

kirkbrew star Fri 2/1/2008 09:29AM
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kirkbrew

Saw "E" at Lolla 2006. The “band” was E, another guitarist, a drummer and some muscle bound Mr. Clean guy just standing on stage pointing at people in the crowd acting like he was going to kick their ass. He may have danced too, I don’t remember.

Either way, worst show ever (even worse than Architecture in Helsinki). First off, it sounded like crap. Just a din of cheap, distorted guitars. Second, the “act” sucked. In fact, it was the suckiest suck that ever sucked.

He probably has a totally different thing going, but it put me off him for good.

tomthumb86 starstarstarstarstar Sun 2/3/2008 09:17PM
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I've only caught the eels live once. it was in 2005, the tour with strings, at 930 club. This is the tour that was documented in a recent concert film The EELs with Strings Live at Town Hall and I must say as someone who is, at best, only a casual fan of their music that it was hands down one of the most intimate and captivating preformances I have ever seen. The string section was hauntinly beautiful and E was preforming what I think is some of their best material with a bare bones, think joni mitchel blue, almost shocking disclosure. I have seen better shows, but rarely am do I find myself so moved by a preformer/preformance. Check out the dvd from that tour.

stellarrstarr starstarstarstar Thu 2/14/2008 02:40PM
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stellarrstarr

wow, tomthumb, sounds like an epic performance! I've never seen them either, but know a few tunes from various albums (all of which I've liked). I'm so excited to see them in April! And at the best room in the nation, at that!

("the best room in the nation" is my slighlty biased opinion of the Fox Theatre ... I've seen some EPIC shows in that tiny room, the sound melts my heart!)

I'm so excited for the coming months and ALL the music coming to Boulder!