E6 Holiday Tour kicks off in Athens tonight
Short notice for anyone who wasn't aware, but the Elephant 6 Surprise Holiday Tour kicks off tonight at Cine in Athens. The evening will also include the premiere screening of the Major Organ and the Adding Machine movie, probably this year's key challenger to the Flaming Lips at the Bizarro Oscars.
The rundown, from the Athens Cine website:
The long awaited premiere of the MAJOR ORGAN & THE ADDING MACHINE new filmic companion to the mysterious Elephant 6 collective album of the same name, featuring musical and theatrical contributions from Jeff Mangum, Kevin Barnes, William Cullen Hart, Julian Koster, Andrew Reiger, Dixie Blood Moustache.
Followed by a live performance that kicks off the Elephant 6 Orchestra's HOLIDAY SURPRISE TOUR, featuring the musical talent of Julian Koster, Will Hart, Bill Doss, John Fernandes, Nesey Gallons, Laura Carter, Scott Spillane, Robbie Cucchiarro, Theodore Hilton, Andrew Reiger, Eric Harris, Pete Erchick performing the songs of The Music Tapes, The Circulatory System, Scott Spillane, Gerbils, Elf Power, Olivia Tremor Control, Nana Grizol, Pipes You See, Pipes You Don't and more.
TICKETS: $15 DAY OF SHOW - $12 ADVANCE
Yes, I'm going to miss this to watch the Obama-McCain debate and aftermath. Don't hate me. The remaining dates post-Athens, from Ground Control Touring:
10/09 Local 506, Chapel Hill, NC
10/10 The Talking Head Club at Sonar, Baltimore, MD
10/11 The Knitting Factory, New York, NY
10/12 Church, Boston, MA
10/14 Space, Portland, ME
10/15 The Space, Hamden, CT
10/16 The Student Center at SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY
10/17 Bug Jar, Rochester, NY
10/18 Brillobox, Pittsburgh, PA
10/19 Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH