Spoon Set Final Dates for '083 Night Run at Fillmore

Don't You Evah EP Debuts #1 on Billboard Singles Sales Chart

Following on a standing-room-only U.S. tour that culminated in the Don't You Evah EP entering Billboard's singles sales chart at #1, Britt Daniel, Jim Eno, Eric Harvey and Rob Pope - collectively known as Spoon - have confirmed their final live engagements of 2008.

This last run of Spoon shows will be preceded by a May 3 Britt Daniel solo performance at the Belly Up in Solana Beach CA. From there, the full band will be headlining the KNRK Pet Aid Benefit in Troutdale OR, playing their biggest ever New York show July 15 at Brooklyn's Prospect Park, appearing at the Mile High and Pitchfork festivals, making their debut at the Hollywood Bowl September 20 supporting Beck, and concluding with a three-night residency at The Fillmore Theater in San Francisco - the last dates of the tour and first Spoon SF headline engagement since the July 2007 release of Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga. Tickets for The Fillmore shows go on sale to the general public May 11.

These dates will mark the close of more than a year's worth of touring in support of Spoon's sixth full-length studio album, Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga, which was Spoon's first Top 10 album and most acclaimed release of their career. Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga's U.S. sales are now approaching 300,000, the band's biggest ever.

Spoon Tour Dates
05/03/08 Sat Belly Up Tavern Solana Beach, CA (Britt Daniel solo)
06/13/08 Fri Edgefield Troutdale, OR
07/15/08 Tue Prospect Park Bandshell Brooklyn, NY
07/19/08 Sat Mile High Music Festival Commerce City, CO
07/20/08 Sun Pitchfork Festival - Union Park Chicago, IL
09/20/08 Sat Hollywood Bowl Los Angeles, CA (w/ Beck and MGMT)
09/22/08 Mon The Fillmore San Francisco, CA
09/23/08 Tue The Fillmore San Francisco, CA
09/24/08 Wed The Fillmore San Francisco, CA


[Published on: 5/2/08]

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theivywall starstarstar Sat 5/3/2008 07:08AM
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Hey! It's Spoon! They're a pretty alright by me kinda band ya know?

gabus! starstarstarstar Sat 5/3/2008 11:54AM
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good way to put it

sandoz Sun 5/4/2008 09:27AM
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Spoon was one of the fist Austin bands that I was into 15 years ago when I arrived there, when they were a 3 piece and had a girl on bass. Their 1st ep on tape is still great, raw, and rocks. They've always had been inventive with their sound and have kept it simple. Britt is a great songwriter, up there with Frank Black of the Pixies. So kids, keep on keepin on! Let the music take your mind. Hollywood Bowl w/Beck......sick.

mikemac9317 Sun 5/4/2008 10:11AM
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Thank you sanzo for your insight on Spoon. Could have done with out everything except the last line of your comment

AKPhuser starstarstarstarstar Sun 5/4/2008 11:10AM
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thank you mikemac9317 for your critique of sandoz's comment. thanks for taking the time to let him know what you can do with and without in a quality comment. nice work. maybe next time he'll really take it to heart when posting.

penguins Sun 5/4/2008 01:26PM
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thank you AKPhuser for critiquing mikemac's critique.

schofizzl Sun 5/4/2008 01:49PM
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i would personally like to thank SPOON for putting on a good show to gete me amped for the flaming lips last year at red rocks.