Buffalo, NY, USA | June 28 | Erie Canal Harbor Boston, MA, USA | June 29 | Paradise Wellfleet, MA, USA | June 30 | The Beachcomber Milwaukee, WI, USA | July 04 | Summerfest @ Rock Stage Oshkosh, WI, USA | July 05 | Riverside Park @ Leach Amphitheater Evanston, IL, USA | July 06 | SPACE Yokohama, JP | July 15 | Nano-Mugen Festival Yokohama, JP | July 16 | Nano-Mugen Festival San Francisco, CA, USA | July 19 | The Great American Music Hall Anaheim, CA, USA | July 20 | House of Blues Los Angeles, CA, USA | July 21 | The ROXY Theatre
For his new album of satirical music, Harry Shearer took the advice of his record-company partner and wrangled in a host of guests, including Fountains of Wayne, Jane Lynch and Dr. John. The New York City power pop band join the longtime comedic actor on "Celebrity Booze Endorser," a track on the 68-year-old's forthcoming album, Can't Take a Hint.
FoW are taking part in Yep Roc Records' 15 year anniversary celebration at Cat's Cradle in Carrboro, NC on October 12th.
The stellar initial Yep Roc 15 line-up also includes: Dave Alvin, Chatham County Line, John Doe, Liam Finn, Robyn Hitchcock, Los Straitjackets, Nick Lowe, Chuck Prophet, Eleni Mandell, Mayflies USA, Cheyenne Marie Mize, The Sadies, Sloan, Jim White, John Wesley Harding + more TBA.
Fountains of Wayne's Brian Young has been moonlighting as the drummer for hot up-and-coming band The Jesus And Mary Chain. They're playing selected US dates at the moment and ending with a showcase for PASTE Magazine at SXSW.