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Mike Keneally & Aristocrats Tour Dates 4-Evah

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

I’m happy to report that, after a few weeks in the Touring Decompression Chamber, I’m rested and ready (if not tan) and wanted to share with you the following news about a whole pile of upcoming shows…starting with my dear friend Mike Keneally coming right up in December!

The Mike Keneally Band
California Tourette 2013
(Mike Keneally/vox + gtr, Rick Musallam/gtr, Bryan Beller/bass, Joe Travers/drums –
for details on all dates, please visit The Mike Keneally Live Dates page)

12/6 – Los Angeles, CA – The Baked Potato
12/7 – San Diego, CA – The Loft @ UCSD
12/12 – San Francisco, CA – Biscuits & Blues
12/13 – Arcata, CA – The Jambalaya

We’ll be doing new tunes from Keneally’s latest opus “You Must Be This Tall“, as well as chestnuts from his recently re-released classic album “Sluggo!“. It’s not easy to get the four of us together, so, you know…don’t miss it.

Then, after everyone gets their holidays on, Aristocrats touring mania starts right up in January, including some brand new western cities for us. And Mexico!

The Aristocrats “Culture Clash” Tour
U.S. West/Mexico Leg – January 2014
(for details on all dates, visit The Aristocrats calendar page)

1/13 – Denver, CO – Quixote’s True Blue
1/15 – Albuquerque, NM – The Dirty Bourbon
1/17 – Phoenix, AZ – Pub Rock Live
1/18 – Mexicali, Baja, MEXICO – Casa De La Cultura
1/19 – Tijuana, Baja, MEXICO – Rock House
1/21 – San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick
1/25 – Whittier, CA – The Center Theater (CalProg) - double bill with The Stickmen (Tony Levin, Pat Mastellotto and Markus Reuter)
1/26 – San Pedro, CA – Alvas Showroom
1/28 – Mexico City, MEXICO – Centro Cultural Roberto Cantoral
1/30 – San Luis Obispo, CA – SLO Brew
2/1 – San Francisco, CA – Biscuits & Blues

These will be first-ever live performances for The Aristocrats in every city outside of California, so if you’re local, or even if you’re not…come on out and bring a friend who likes guys with facial hair playing lots of notes. :-)

Then, we’re heading off to Europe for an epic 10-week tour that’s still being booked, but currently looks like this:

The Aristocrats “Culture Clash” Tour
Europe Leg – Winter 2014
(for details on all dates, visit The Aristocrats calendar page)

February 6 – Bilbao, SP – Cafe Antkozia
February 7 – Madrid, SP – La Sala Live
February 8 – Valencia, SP – Sala Loco
February 9 – Barcelona, SP – Luz de Gas
February 12th – La Valette du Var, FR – Le Vox
February 13th or 14th – Paris, FR – TBA
February 15th – Eeklo, BE – JH de Route
February 17th – London, England, UK – The Garage
February 18th – Bristol, England, UK – The Fleece
February 19th – Leamington, England, UK – The Assembly
February 20th – Manchester, England, UK – Band on the Wall
February 21st – Newcastle, England, UK – The Cluny
February 23rd – Edinburgh, Scotland, UK – Liquid Room
February 24th – Dublin, IE – The Grand Social
February 26th – Tilburg, NL – Paradox
February 27th – Verviers, BE – Spirit of 66
February 28th – Zoetermeer, NL – De Boerderij
March 1st – Esch Sur Alzette, LUX – Kulturfabrik
March 2nd – Munich, DE – Backstage Werk
March 4th – Berlin, DE – Frannz
March 5th – Hamburg, DE – Fabrik
March 6th – Worpswede, DE – Music Hall
March 9th – Dortmund, DE – Domicile
March 10th – Cologne, DE – Kantine
March 11th – Ludwigshafen am Rhein, DE – Das Haus
March 12th – Reichenbach, DE – Bergkeller
March 13th – Dresden, DE – Tante Ju
March 15th – Warszaw, PL – Progresja
March 16th – Krakow, PL – Lizard King
March 17th – Olomouc, CZ – Jazz Tibet Club
March 18 through April 10 – ITALY/EASTERN EUROPE/TURKEY/ISRAEL & MORE TBA

And for the rest of the year, we’re currently working on this:

May 2014: Brazil/South America
August 2014: Southeast Asia

Crazy, right? There’s actually *more* that I can’t announce yet, but suffice it to say I’ll be on the road for most of 2014. So I hope I see you out there somewhere!

And finally, if you’re still reading – thanks to everyone who checked out my first solo album “View” for the first time during the whole 10th Anniversary Month thing (that thing being: it’s been streaming for free at SoundCloud all month, and you get a signed copy of “View” plus a free “Wednesday Night Live” CD if you buy it from my webstore). It’s nice to know that record’s still being appreciated, especially now. In fact, I’ve decided to leave the special up through the Black Friday weekend, because Capitalism. :-) But after Sunday, it’s coming down.

That’s it for now. Don’t eat too much turkey, OK?

Best wishes to all,
Bryan Beller


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