Monday, June 13, 2011

Midtown Dickens sign to Trekky Records, announce tour with The Mountain Goats

It was announced today that Trekky Records' latest signing is none other than Durham's own Midtown Dickens. Midtown Dickens have been tearing up the North Carolina scene with their energetic, rootsy folk music that has left many a crowd breathless.  Trekky Records own Will Hackney is a member of the band making the signing all the more special by officially adding the rest of the band to the Trekky Family.

Midtown Dickens will be releasing their third album on Trekky Records which according to Trekky's blog will be released in early 2012 and is to be produced by Scott Solter (The Mountain Goats, Superchunk, Spoon).  As if that wasn't enough good news for fans of the band, it was also announced that they'll be joining fellow Durhamite John Darnielle on a west coast tour with The Mountain Goats set to kick off next week.  The dates for said tour are listed below

The Mountain Goats w/ Midtown Dickens
06-16 Seattle, WA - The Showbox
06-17 Vancouver, BC - The Biltmore
06-18 Portland, OR - Aladdin
06-20 San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore
06-21 Costa Mesa, CA - Detroit Bar
06-23 Los Angeles, CA - El Rey
06-24 Santa Barbara, CA - Soho

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