Sage Francis – US, EU, UK TOUR DATES – 2014

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The UK/EURO Tour starts in October! 37 dates in all (details posted below.) I’m currently in talks with Australia, New Zealand, Japan and South Africa for show bookings. If you’re a promoter or you know one who might be interested, please have them contact with details.

COPPER GONE album is AVAILABLE NOW! The North American Tour was phenomenal and we’re expecting the UK/EURO tour to be just as successful. Get tickets in advance so you don’t miss out!

9/26 – Ames, Iowa Maximum Ames Music Festival
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Oct 04 ICELAND – Reykjavik @ Húrra TICKETS
Oct 09 IRELAND – Cork @ Cyprus Avenue – TICKETS
Oct 10 IRELAND – Sligo @ Fifth on Teeling - TICKETS
Oct 11 IRELAND – Belfast @ Voodoo - TICKETS
Oct 12 IRELAND – Dublin @ Sugar Club - TICKETS
Oct 14 ENGLAND – Newcastle @ Think Tank - TICKETS
Oct 15 SCOTLAND – Glasgow @ Oran Mor - TICKETS
Oct 16 ENGLAND – Manchester @ Gorilla - TICKETS
Oct 17 ENGLAND – Leeds @ Brudenell Social Club - TICKETS
Oct 19 WALES – Cardiff @ The Globe - TICKETS
Oct 20 ENGLAND – Bristol @ The Fleece - TICKETS
Oct 21 ENGLAND – Brighton @ The Haunt - TICKETS
Oct 22 ENGLAND – London @ Village Underground - TICKETS
Oct 24 ENGLAND – Reading @ The Bowery District - TICKETS
Oct 25 BELGIUM – Brussels @ Botanique/Rotonde - TICKETS
Oct 26 NETHERLANDS – Amsterdam @ Melkweg - TICKETS
Oct 28 FRANCE – Paris @ Point Ephemere TICKETS
Oct 29 FRANCE – Dijon @ La Vapeur TICKETS
Oct 30 FRANCE – Vendome @ Les Rockomotives TICKETS
Oct 31 FRANCE – Strasbourg @ Laiterie - TICKETS
Nov 02 GERMANY – Cologne @ Underground - TICKETS
Nov 03 GERMANY – Hamburg @ Uebel & Gefaehrlich - TICKETS
Nov 05 DENMARK – Copenhagen @ Vega - TICKETS
Nov 06 NORWAY – Oslo @ Sawol TICKETS
Nov 07 SWEDEN – Stockholm @ Debaser Strand - TICKETS
Nov 09 GERMANY – Berlin @ Privatclub - TICKETS
Nov 10 GERMANY – Munich @ Ampere - TICKETS
Nov 12 GERMANY – Frankfurt @ Zoom - TICKETS – PLEASE NOTE: date has been rescheduled from Nov 11. The show is now on Nov 12.
Nov 13 SWITZERLAND – Geneva @ Usine - TICKETS
Nov 14 SWITZERLAND – Zurich @ Rote Fabrik - TICKETS
Nov 15 SWITZERLAND – Bern @ Dachstock – Reitschule - TICKETS
Nov 16 AUSTRIA – Vienna @ B72 - TICKETS
Nov 19 SWEDEN – Lund @ Mejeriet - TICKETS
Nov 21 FINLAND – Helsinki @ Kuudes Linja - TICKETS
Nov 22 POLAND – Wroclaw @ FIRLEJ - TICKETS
Nov 23 CZECH REPUBLIC – Prague @ Klub Podnik
Nov 25 CROATIA – ZagrebMocvara - TICKETS

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GRACE is the first video off of Copper Gone:

If your city or country hasn’t been listed, that does not mean we have no love for it. Except for the cities mentioned here:

We’re doing our best to get to as many places as we can so let your local promoters know. Remember to sign up for the mailing list at Strange Famous Records so you don’t miss any updates.

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First single – “VONNEGUT BUSY”

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