Dengue Fever Fever Spreads Worldwide
The band launches its summer trek May 10 at the Santa Monica Music Festival at Clover Park in California.
Other U.S. stops include the Sasquatch Music Festival at the Gorge Amphitheatre in Quincy, Wash. (May 24), Dawn ’08 at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco (June 7), the Juneteenth Celebration at Martin Luther King Park in Long Beach, Calif. (June 14), Black Cat in Washington, D.C. (July 6), Museum of Fine Arts Boston (July 9), Empty Bottle in Chicago (July 11) and La Fete Du Marquette in Madison, Wis. (July 12).
European destinations in Dengue Fever’s sights include Borderline in London (May 27), the Tong Tong Festival in The Hauge, The Netherlands (May 30), Hovefestival at Tromoya in Arendal, Norway (June 27), Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Pilton, U.K. (June 29), Roskilde Festival in Denmark (July 3), WOMAD Festival at Charleton Park in Wiltshire, U.K. (July 26-27) Way Out West Festival in Gothenburg, Sweden (August 8), and Beautiful Days Festival in Devon, U.K. (August 16).
Additional dates for North America and the rest of the world are expected.
Venus On Earth, the band’s latest album, was released in January and has garnered positive reviews from the press and fans.
The album marks the latest step in the evolution that the group has undergone since the release of its 2003 self-titled debut, which featured primarily Cambodian cover tunes from the ’60s.
To give you an idea what Dengue Fever’s unique synthesis of styles sounds like, here’s a clip of the band performing “Tiger Phone Card” at the Viper Room in Los Angeles.