The More Neko Case Loves You

After spending the summer playing North American festivals from Wilco’s in North Adams, Mass., to the inaugural in Monterey, Calif., Neko Case will stay on the road for a new batch of headline dates scheduled through early November.

Case has a new album coming out Sept. 3 – The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You. The LP features 11 new songs penned by Case along with a cover of Nico’s “Afraid.”

She’s backed on the album by guitarist Paul Rigby, bassist Tom V. Ray, vocalist Kelly Hogan and multi-instrumentalist Jon Rauhouse. Special guests include M. Ward, Steve Turner, Howe Gelb, and members of The New Pornographers, My Morning Jacket, Calexico, Los Lobos and Visqueen.

Optimus Primavera Sound, Parc del Forum, Porto, Portugal

Additional festival appearances include RBC Bluesfest in Ottawa, Ontario; the Toronto Urban Roots Festival; Chicago’s Hideout Block Party; and Musicfest NW in Portland, Ore.

Plus, she’ll also play Way Over Yonder in Santa Monica, Oct. 5, as well as Austin City Limits Music Festival sometime during its two weekends running Oct. 4-6 and Oct. 11-13.

Here is the schedule for the new headline gigs:

Sept. 11 – San Diego, Calif., House Of Blues     
Sept. 12 – Phoenix, Ariz., Orpheum Theatre     
Sept. 13 – Santa Fe, N.M., Lensic Performing Arts Center     
Sept. 14 – Denver, Colo., Ellie Caulkins Opera House     
Sept. 16 – Salt Lake City, Utah, Red Butte Garden     
Sept. 17 – Boise, Idaho, Knitting Factory Concert House     
Sept. 18 – Seattle, Wash., Paramount Theatre     
Sept. 19 – Eugene, Ore., Cuthbert Amphitheater     
Sept. 20 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Orpheum     
Sept. 25 – Philadelphia, Pa., Electric Factory     
Sept. 26 – New York, N.Y., Radio City Music Hall     
Oct. 15 – Lawrence, Kan., Liberty Hall     
Oct. 16 – Minneapolis, Minn., First Avenue     
Oct. 17 – Minneapolis, Minn., First Avenue     
Oct. 19 – Columbus, Ohio, Newport Music Hall     
Oct. 20 – St. Louis, Mo., The Pageant     
Oct. 23 – Nashville, Tenn., Cannery Ballroom     
Oct. 24 – Atlanta, Ga., The Buckhead Theatre     
Oct. 26 – Durham, N.C., Durham Performing Arts Center     
Oct. 27 – Charlottesville, Va., Paramount Theater     
Nov. 1 – Boston, Mass., Orpheum Theatre

A presale for select dates begins June 12, followed by the general public onsale June 14.

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