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Akron/Family Set ‘Em Wild, Set ‘Em Free for another few months…

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    Still very much all about being wild and free, Akron/Family has announced another leg of North American tour dates in support of their latest studio effort. Beginning later this month, the New York City-based outfit will kick off three months of engagements, consisting of both a slew of festival appearances and headlining club and theater dates. Joining them on their travels will be Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard, Wooden Wand, and Slaraffenland, the latter of which will also be joining Akron/Family each night to provide the soothing sounds of horns.

    Accompanying the tour will be the release of a series of Akron/Family 7″s, which will first be available to those who hit up one of the band’s shows. A more traditional release will take place afterward.

    Akron/Family 7″s:
    7″ #1 – Everyone is Guilty/Total Destruction
    7″ #2 – River/Morning on Michigan Ave
    7″ #3 – Many Ghosts/??!

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    Akron/Family 2009 Tour Dates:
    07/22 – Cleveland, OH @ Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
    07/23 – Detroit Lakes, MN @ 10,000 Lakes Festival
    07/24 – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
    07/25 – Calgary, AB @ Calgary Folk Festival
    07/26 – Calgary, AB @ Calgary Folk Festival
    07/29 – Steamboat Springs, CO @ Ghostranch Saloon
    07/30 – Vail, CO @ The Sandpark
    07/31 – Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
    08/02 – Liberty Park, NJ @ All Points West
    08/11 – Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel *
    08/12 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle *
    08/13 – Atlanta, GA @ The Earl *
    08/14 – Birmingham, AL @ Bottletree *
    08/15 – Asheville, NC @ Harvest Festival
    08/28 – San Francisco, CA @ Outside Lands Festival
    08/29 – Los Angeles, LA @ El Rey Theater
    09/07 – Seattle, WA @ Bumbershoot
    09/08 – Portland, OR @ Baghdad Theatre
    09/10 – Baltimore, MD @ Talking Head Club ^
    09/11 – Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s ^
    09/12 – Monticello, NY @ ATP New York
    09/14 – Hudson, NY @ Jason’s Upstairs ^#
    09/15 – Williamsport, PA @ Site B ^#
    09/16 – Ithaca, NY @ Castaways ^#
    09/17 – Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk Place ^#
    09/18 – London, ON @ LOLA Fest
    09/19 – Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick ^#
    09/20 – Louisville, KY @ 21C Museum Atrium Gallery ^#

    * = w/ Wooden Hand
    ^ = w/ Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard
    # = w/ Slaraffenland

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