The Week in Tours: Dan Deacon, Efterklang

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Never mind waiting for an artist's gratuitously decked-out MySpace page to load so you can peep their upcoming show dates. XLR8R already did the legwork on that, and below are six upcoming tours we’re more than looking forward to. This week: Dan Deacon, Sebastien Tellier, The Glitch Mob, Gui Boratto, Efterklang, and Evil Nine hit the road.

Sebastien Tellier
Now that he's told all, music's self-proclaimed sex guru will take his gospel across North America.? myspace.com/sebastientellier



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02/21 Guadalajara, Mexico - MX Beat Sound Fest 2009
?04/01 New York, NY- LPR
?04/03 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
04/05 Boston, MA - Paradise ?
04/07 Montreal, QC - Cabaret Music Hall
?04/08 Toronto, ON - The Mod Club ?
04/09 Chicago, IL - The Empty Bottle ?
04/10 Grinnell, IA - Grinnell College Gardner Lounge
04/13 Seattle, WA - Chop Suey * ?
04/14 Vancouver, BC - Richards On Richards *
?04/15 Portland, OR - Doug Fir Lounge *
04/17 San Francisco, CA - The Independent *

* = w/ Chairlift


Efterklang
Seven members strong in 2009, this pack of acoustic-by-way-of-electronic experimentalists will head Stateside, where we can expect performances nothing short of dramatic. efterklang.net


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03/05 Seattle, WA - Nectar Lounge *
03/06 Vancouver, BC - Media Club *
03/07 Portland, OR - Doug Fir Lounge *
03/08 San Francisco, CA - Bottom of the Hill *
03/09 Visalia, CA - The Cellar Door *
03/10 Los Angeles, CA - Spaceland *
03/11 Tucson, AZ - Plush *
03/13 Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge *
03/14 Denver, CO - Larimer Lounge
03/16 Norman, OK - Opolis *
03/17 Denton, TX - Hailey's *
03/18 - 03/21 Austin, TX - SXSW (TBA)
03/23 Tallahassee, FL - The Engine Room ^
03/24 Atlanta, GA - The Earl ^
03/25 Chapel Hill, NC - Local 506 ^
03/26 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club *
03/27 Philadelphia, PA - First Unitarian Church *
03/28 New York, NY - Mercury Lounge *
03/30 Boston, MA - T.T. The Bears *
03/31 Montreal, QC - TBA *
04/01 Toronto, ON - El Mocambo *
04/02 Pittsburgh, PA - Artwork *
04/03 Cleveland, OH - Grog Shop *
04/04 Chicago, IL - Schubas *

* = w/ Peter Broderick
^ = w/ Canon Blue



Dan Deacon
After playing a solo set at the end of this month, Carpark's resident DIY don will embark on a spring tour in support of his forthcoming full-length, Bromst. myspace.com/dandeacon


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01/30 Brooklyn, NY - Danbro Studios (solo set)
04/03 Philadelphia, PA - First Unitarian Church
04/05 Williamsburg, VA - The Little Theater
04/06 Asheville, NC - Orange Peel
04/07 Knoxville, TN - Catalyst
04/08 Birmingham, AL - Bottletree
04/09 Athens, GA - 88/cp
04/10 Atlanta, GA - Eyedrum
04/11 Tallahassee, FL - Club Downunder
04/13 New Orleans, LA - The Candle Factory
04/15 Baton Rouge, LA - Spanish Moon
04/16 Houston, TX - Orange Show
04/18 Ft. Worth, TX - The Ft. Worth Modern Museum
04/20 Tempe, AZ - The Clubhouse
04/21 San Diego, CA - The Che Cafe
04/22 Los Angeles, CA - Troubadour
04/23 San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall
04/24 Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom
04/25 Seattle, WA - The Vera Project
04/26 Vancouver, BC - Richards on Richards
04/29 Salt Lake City, UT - Kilby Court
04/30 Denver, CO - Bluebird Theater
05/01 Kansas City, MO - Pistol Social Club
05/02 Minneapolis, MN - Triple Rock
05/04 Madison, WI - Majestic Theatre
05/05 Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall Ballroom
05/06 Urbana, IL - Canopy Club/Club Void
05/07 Chicago, IL - The Metro
05/08 Mt. Pleasant, MI - The Wesley Foundation
05/09 Detroit, MI - Scrummage
05/10 Toronto, ON - The Deleon White Gallery
05/11 Montreal, QC - La Sala Rossa
05/12 South Burlington, VT - HG Showcase Lounge
05/13 Cambridge, MA - Middle East Downstairs
05/15 Brooklyn, NY - Danbro Studios
05/16 New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
05/17 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club


Gui Boratto
He has one hell of a creepy new album cover and a fresh batch of techno tunes to go with. Next, Brazilian-born Gui Boratto will take our collective breath away at these dates. guiboratto.com.br


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04/01 Quebec, QC - Le Cercle
04/02 Montreal, QC - Club Parking
04/03 Chicago, IL - Spy Bar
04/04 New York, NY - Rebel
04/08 Seattle, WA - Nectar Lounge
04/10 San Francisco, CA - Paradise Lounge
04/11 Denver, CO - Beta


The Glitch Mob
These guys are known for slaying crowds (not literally) and have an inexplicably large following in Colorado. The four-man future-bass force known as The Glitch Mob continues its never-ending tour this week. theglitchmob.com


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01/30 Hollywood, CA - The Green Door
02/11 Boulder, CO - Fox Theatre
02/12 Denver, CO - The Church
02/14 Breckenridge, CO - three20south
02/15 Vail, CO - The Sandbar
02/17 Aspen, CO - Belly Up Aspen
03/21 Vancouver, BC - The Dollhouse Studios


Evil Nine
DJ duo Tom Beaufoy and Pat Pardy dropped a new album, They Live!, in October 2008. Now, it's back to the turntables, as these two begin a DJ tour of North America at the end of this month. myspace.com/evilnine


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01/29 Toronto, ON - The Social
01/30 New York, NY - Sullivan Room
01/31 Montreal, QC - Igloofest
02/05 Baltimore, MD - Hour Haus
02/06 Austin, TX - Pangea
02/07 New Orleans, LA - Ampersand
02/08 Salt Lake City, UT - Club Sound
02/09 Calgary, AB - HiFi Club
02/10 Seattle, WA - Nectar Lounge
02/11 Los Angeles, CA - Viper Room
02/12 Vancouver, BC - Republic
03/13 San Francisco, CA - Mighty

Pictured above: Just another quiet night for Dan Deacon.