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.
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.
Head over to NekoCase.com for more information.