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THURSDAY MAY 8, 2008

The Weakerthans announce more summer dates, video, and European release single!

As previously reported, The Weakerthans head across the pond at the end of May. Check the concerts page for dates in the UK, Germany, The Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, and Norway. On various dates they'll be joined by pals Dawn Landes, Christine Fellows, and Felix Gebhard.

Then it's back to North America for a full slate of festivals all summer long. They'll hit the stages at the Ottawa Bluesfest, Winnipeg Folk Festival, Vancouver Island MusicFest, Lollapalooza, Osheaga Music and Arts Festival, Regina Folk Festival, and Toronto V Fest, with more festival appearances announced throughout May. Check the concerts section regularly to find out when they'll be hitting a stage near you.

In other news, we're getting excited for the June release of The Weakerthans' Tournament of Hearts video and a European single (including a live version of Relative Surplus Value).

Concerts Listings:

May
30 Fri: Neustrelitz, DE - Immergut Festival
31 Sat: Nijmegen, NL - Doornroosje

June
01 Sun: Birmingham , UK - Barfly
02 Mon: London, UK - Scala
03 Tue: Manchester , UK - Academy 3
04 Wed: Bristol, UK - Carling Academy 2
06 Fri: Utrecht, NL - Tivoli de Helling
07 Sat: Dasseldorf , DE - Zakk
08 Sun: Paris, F - Batofar
09 Mon: Frankfurt, DE - Batschkapp
10 Tue: Saarbracken , DE - Roxy
11 Wed: Narnberg, DE - Hirsch
13 Fri: Freiburg , DE - Jazzhaus
14 Sat: Interlaken, CH - Greenfield
15 Sun: Wien, A - Novarock
17 Tue: Stockholm, SE - Kagelbanan
18 Wed: Copenhagen , DK - Loppen
19 Thu: Osla, NO - Garage
20 Fri: Dresden , DE - Scheune
21 Sat: Scheeael , DE - Hurricane
22 Sun: Neuhaus Ob Eck, DE - Southside

July
06 Sun: Ottawa, ON - Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest
10 Thu: Winnipeg, MB - Winnipeg Folk Festival
12 Sat: Courtenay, BC - Vancouver Island MusicFest

August
04 Mon: Montreal, QC - Osheaga Music and Arts Festival
05 Tue: Burnaby, BC, Deer Lake Park - opening for Feist
08 Fri: Regina, SK - Regina Folk Festival

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