Slightly Stoopid This Way Comes

That genre-mixing band from San Diego known as Slightly Stoopid lays out its winter tour, a western states outing featuring Karl Denson on most dates and beginning in New Mexico in early January.
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Irvine, Calif.

Slightly Stoopid’s upcoming winter adventure launches in Albuquerque, N.M. Jan. 9. After playing Arizona desert towns Flagstaff and Tucson, the tour veers towards the Pacific Ocean with gigs ranging as far north as Vancouver, British Columbia, and southward as far as Santa Cruz, Calif.

Here’s the plan, with Karl Denson appearing Jan. 16-27:

Jan. 9 – Albuquerque, N.M., Sunshine Theatre
Jan. 10 – Flagstaff, Ariz., The Orpheum Theater
Jan. 11 – Tucson, Ariz., Rialto Theatre
Jan. 16 – Santa Cruz, Calif., The Catalyst
Jan. 17 – Sacramento, Calif., Ace Of Spades
Jan. 18 – Chico, Calif., Senator Theatre
Jan. 19 – Eugene, Ore., McDonald Theatre
Jan. 20 – Portland, Ore., McMenamins Crystal Ballroom
Jan. 23 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Commodore Ballroom
Jan. 24 – Spokane, Wash., Knitting Factory Concert House
Jan. 25 – Bend, Ore., Midtown Rink
Jan. 26 – Redway, Calif., Mateel Community Center
Jan. 27 – Petaluma, Calif., McNears Mystic Theatre

In other Stoopid developments, the band tops the lineup for the California Roots Music & Arts Festival scheduled May 24-26 at the Monterey County Fairgrounds in Monterey, Calif. Also on the bill are The Dirty Heads, Tomorrow’s Bad Seeds, Don Carlos, Ballyhoo!, Natural Vibrations and Fortunate Youth with more acts being announced on Dec. 10 and Jan. 15. Early bird tickets are now on sale. Click here for more information.

Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia, Pa.

Speaking of tickets, some shows are already on sale for Slightly Stoopid’s winter tour. Click here for what you need to know.