Sage Francis tour dates in Asia, California, Oregon

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My COPPER GONE album is available in all formats at www.tinyurl.com/CopperGoneSFR!
The North American, European, Australian and New Zealand tours were FUCKING AWESOME. We did over 75 shows in 2014 and there’s still 4 left in South Korea and Japan. Thank you so much for the continued support.In the meantime, THE HOLIDAY SALE IS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW AT STRANGE FAMOUS.

I return to the California and Oregon in January for 7 shows:
1/24 – Indio, CA at The Date Shed: TICKETS
1/26 – Fullerton, CA @ Slidebar Cafe (FREE SHOW) 122 E Commonwealth
1/27 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory ($5 – ALL AGES)
1/28 – Fresno, CA @ Fulton 55 (21+) TICKETS
1/29 – Sacramento, CA @ Harlows TICKETS
1/30 – San Francisco, CA @ Mezzanine TICKETS
1/31 – Portland, OR @ Alhambra Theatre TICKETS
2/1 – Bend, OR @ Domino Room (Doors at 8 – ALL AGES – tickets at Ranch Records)

BUT FIRST…

SOUTH KOREA TOUR DATES:
Dec 19 Daegu, SK at Jeng-iy Collective: TICKETS
Dec 20 Busan, SK at Club Realize TICKETS

JAPAN:
Dec 28 Osaka, Japan at Conpass: http://www.conpass.jp/5748.html
Dec 29 Tokyo, Japan @ Shibuya Plug http://shibuya-plug.tv/schedule/203/

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GRACE is the first video off of Copper Gone:
http://youtu.be/tZFzBKl5ODY

First single – “VONNEGUT BUSY”

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THANKS FOR ALL THE GREAT SHOWS, EUROPE!

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THANKS FOR ALL THE GREAT SHOWS, NORTH AMERICA!

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THANKS FOR ALL THE GREAT SHOWS IN AUSTRALIA!

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RIP Ikey Owens

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“Copper Gone” AUSSIE TOUR, DEC 2014

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“Make Em Purr” video, lyrics, backstory

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VIDEO: http://youtu.be/bjxHy8WTgTs Video Director: Wasaru. 
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The Interview Invasion, 2014

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A few months ago I was contacted by Abby Martin to appear on her news show, “Breaking the Set” on RT. As this show is filmed in DC, we decided it would be best to swing through there on the day of my show in DC show which happened to be at the tail-end of my Copper Gone Tour. Unfortunately that also meant that my voice would be incredibly hoarse, but that’s no excuse to skip out on the G that is Miss Martin. “Vonnegut Busy” + interview http://youtu.be/M8uK38eTPn8 “Dead Man’s Float” (this didn’t make it to air) http://youtu.be/vktJP5vKib4 Also, …

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“COPPER GONE” drops June 3rd! Pre-sale + tour updates

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