If one of your life goals is to see elusive Neutral Milk Hotel frontman Jeff Mangum perform solo, 2013 has to be the year, because he just announced that he’ll be making one more round of solo shows. He shared the news via these odd words on the NMH website:
hello friends in a flock of finches unfolding from the face of a foam horse on the phone to inform you that jeff is heading out for one last u.s. acoustic tour, giving him the chance to play to all the silver citizens dwelling in citys that he has yet to sing in.
01-09 Buffalo, NY – Ashbury Hall, Babeville *#
01-10 Pittsburgh, PA – Carnegie Music Hall *#
01-11 Cleveland, OH – Ohio City Masonic Temple *#
01-12 Detroit, MI – Redford Theatre *#
01-14 Columbus, OH – Southern Theatre *#
01-15 Bloomington, IN – Bushkirk-Chumley *#
01-16 St. Louis, MO – Sheldon Concert Hall *
01-18 Lawrence, KS – Liberty Hall *
01-19 Oklahoma City, OK – ACM, UCO – Performance Lab *
01-20 Dallas, TX – Majestic Theater *
01-21 Houston, TX – Cullen Theater, the Wortham Center *
01-23 New Orleans, LA – One Eyed Jacks *
01-24 Tallahassee, FL – The Moon *
01-25 Gainesville, FL – Florida Theater *
01-26 Orlando, FL – The Beacham *
01-28 Augusta, GA – Sky City *
01-29 Charleston, SC – Charleston Music Hall *
01-30 Wilmington, NC – Brooklyn Arts Center, St. Andrews *
01-31 Charlotte, NC – Neighborhood Theatre *
02-01 Knoxville, TN – Bijou Theatre *
02-02 Asheville, NC – The Grey Eagle *
02-04 Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theater *
02-05 Wilmington, DE – Dupont Theatre *
02-06 York, PA – Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center *
02-08 Hartford, CT – The Great Hall in Union Station *!
02-09 Portland, ME – State Theater *!
02-10 Providence, RI – Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel *!
02-13 Ithaca, NY – State Theatre *!
02-14 Clinton, NY – Hamilton College Chapel *
02-15 Poughkeepsie, NY – Barvadon Opera House*!
02-16 North Adams, MA – MASS MoCA *!
* with Tall Firs
# with Briars of North America
! with the Music Tapes