Toubab Krewe Spring Tour 2.0

Toubab Krewe Spring Tour 2.0

Toubab Krewe
Toubab Krewe kicks off the second leg of its U.S. Spring Tour this weekend with shows in Seattle, WA and Portland, OR. The tour continues from coast to coast, with new dates added throughout the country.

Joining Toubab Krewe onstage for much of its California run will be special guest artist Rayna Gellert on fiddle. A world renowned fiddle player best known as a member of Uncle Earl, Gellert is a long time friend and musical collaborator who most recently played with the band during its New Year's Eve run in Asheville, NC. Her California guest appearances culminate with an April 18 show at 12 Galaxies in San Francisco as part of the national Green Apple Music Festival.

The tour continues throughout Southern California and the Southwest, where stops include the McDowell Mountain Music Festival in Scottsdale, AZ, the House of Blues in Dallas, TX and Stubbs BBQ in Austin, TX. From there, the band heads to New Orleans for a run of shows during Jazz Fest, and then onward to the Northeast.

Toubab Krewe's May 10 show in New York City has changed venues from the Highline Ballroom to the Blender Theater at Gramercy. This show will feature collaborations with legendary spoken word artist Umar Bin Hassan, known for his groundbreaking work with The Last Poets, Common, Tribe Called Quest, and many others.

Playing several more dates in the Northeast, the band closes things out at Higher Ground in Burlington, VT on May 16, a homecoming show for bassist and native Vermonter Dave Pransky. This summer the band plans to finish up its much anticipated new album with Grammy winning producer Steven Heller, as well as make its first tour of Europe (dates TBA).

Confirmed Dates:
April 11 | Seattle, WA | Tractor Tavern
April 12 | Portland, OR | Goodfoot Lounge
April 13 | Ashland, OR | Mobius
April 15 | Arcata, CA | Humboldt Brews (w/ Rayna Gellert on fiddle)
April 16 | Santa Cruz, CA | Moe's Alley (w/ Rayna Gellert on fiddle)
April 17 | Petaluma, CA | Mystic Theater (w/ Rayna Gellert on fiddle)
April 18 | San Francisco, CA | 12 Galaxies (w/ Rayna Gellert on fiddle)

April 24 | San Diego, CA | Winston's Beach Club
April 25 | Redondo, CA | Harvelle's
April 26 | Scottsdale, AZ | McDowell Mountain Music Festival
April 27 | Sedona, AZ | Future Studios
April 29 | Dallas, TX | House of Blues
April 30 | Austin, TX | Stubbs BBQ
May 3 | New Orleans, LA | Blue Nile (Backbeat Jazz Fest Concert Series)
May 4 | New Orleans, LA | House of Blues (The Lee Boys opening)
May 9 | Charlottesville, VA | Satellite Ballroom
May 10 | New York, NY | Blender Theater at Gramercy (With special guest Umar Bin Hassan)
May 13 | Narragansett, RI, | Wheel House
May 14 | Portland, ME | Empire Dine and Dance
May 15 | Newmarket, NH | Stone Church
May 16 | Burlington, VT | Higher Ground
http://www.toubabkrewe.com/

[Published on: 4/9/08]

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Comments

phisherman81 Thu 4/10/2008 12:37AM
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The fact these guys are playing at the Goodfoot is to good to be true...the place is literally the size of shoe box and it is eight blocks from my house. Pregame activities for any one in the area

Ricky4207 starstarstarstar Thu 4/10/2008 02:45AM
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Ricky4207

Toubab in sedona???? fuckin amazing, I'm from VA, but go to school in Flagstaff. Perfect, prepare for final exams in sedona with toubab. I discovered them from floydfest, and have been in love since. WOOO!WOOO!

BRabbit Thu 4/10/2008 05:47AM
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BRabbit

just saw them two weeks ago in Ann Arbor and it was so sweet. Toubab is the shit.

O1Roggae Thu 4/10/2008 07:40AM
Show -5 Votes Thumbs down! Thumbs up!
MatthewAtienza Thu 4/10/2008 09:04AM
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MatthewAtienza

toubab is the shit, i love the cora.

gmoo Thu 4/10/2008 09:40AM
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gmoo

Strong.

Lakai starstarstarstar Thu 4/10/2008 10:30AM
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Lakai

I love these guys but honestly PUT OUT A NEW ALBUM!!!!!!!!!!!!

also, why is gramercy having all of these shows all of a sudden? I mean their cigg situation sucks and the security guard literally grabbed my junk last time I was there, it was rediculous.

AZ~*Droo* starstarstarstarstar Thu 4/10/2008 10:51AM
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AZ~*Droo*

WHAT!?! SADONA AZ? SWEET! but its the day after mcdowell mountain fest...gonna be tired. yo kickflip fellow AZer. did u get a chance to check out delta nove at mogollon brewing co on sat? goin to mcdowell fest?

AZ~*Droo* Thu 4/10/2008 11:00AM
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AZ~*Droo*

Gramercy? where? i want my junk grabbed

roberto767 starstarstarstarstar Thu 4/10/2008 11:52AM
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roberto767

Ohhh... so horny....Oh...so horny...Oh....so horny...Me Love you long time!!! I thought these guys had retired long long ago. Remember when their record was banned for being so explicit?

sciphotoman Thu 4/10/2008 12:03PM
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its too bad the night they are in L.A., so is yonder

great band though!

ReaganSector9 Thu 4/10/2008 12:08PM
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ReaganSector9

Never gotten to catch Toubab. Come to MO PLEASE!

Lakai starstarstarstarstar Thu 4/10/2008 12:28PM
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Lakai

Toubab>yonder

dremonet starstarstarstar Thu 4/10/2008 06:46PM
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dremonet

Toubab in Maine..... thats going to be insane!!

frinkazoid starstarstarstarstar Thu 4/10/2008 07:18PM
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frinkazoid

ASHEVILLE REPREZENT!!!!

mattland starstarstarstarstar Thu 4/10/2008 10:36PM
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mattland

Toubab>Widespread