Screaming Females Extend Their Tour, Finish Album

New Jersey’s Screaming Females have been on the road for the majority of the year so far, and tonight launch another tour that will have them out on the road ’til the end of June, meeting up with Ted Leo again for the last eight dates of the tour. Somewhere along the way the band found time to hole up in their studio and complete their fourth full-length album, Castle Talk, which will see the light of day on Sept. 14 via Don Giovanni Records.

2009 will go down as the year that everyone-EVERYONE-started to take notice of Screaming Females in the wake of the release of their third LP (and their first on a label of any kind), Power Move (Don Giovanni, April, 2009). From their first TV appearances (dancing with puppets on Chicago’s cult public access TV show, Chic-a-Go-Go, then making their national TV debut as a musical guest on MTV’s It’s On! With Alexa Chung), first multi-page national print media press and having lead Female Marissa Paternoster be named “Best Shredder in New York City 2009” by the Village Voice to being the band that everyone from Dinosaur Jr., Throwing Muses, Dead Weather and Arctic Monkeys personally asked to tour with, 2009’s been quite the weird and exciting year for Screaming Females.

SCREAMING FEMALES
05/18 – Pittsburgh, PA – Modern Formations Gallery
05/19 – Columbus, OH – The Summit
05/20 – Detroit, MI – Majestic Cafe
05/21 – Bloomington, IN – Greek’s Pizza
05/22 – Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle
05/23 – Carbondale, IL – House Show
05/24 – Rock Island, IL – Huckleberry’s Pizza Parlor
05/25 – Minneapolis, MN – 7th St. Entry
05/26 – Iowa City, IA – Gabe’s Oasis
05/27 – Lawrence, KS – Replay Lounge
05/29 – Denver, CO – Hi Dive
05/30 – Garden City, ID – Visual Arts Collective
06/01 – Seattle, WA – The Funhouse
06/02 – Portland, OR – Backspace
06/03 – San Francisco, CA – Thee Parkside
06/04 – San Francisco, CA – Hemlock Tavern
06/05 – Los Angeles, CA – Spaceland
06/07 – La Jolla, CA – Che Cafe
06/08 – Phoenix, AZ – The Trunk Space
06/10 – Austin, TX – Emo’s (Indoors)
06/11 – Little Rock, AR – Arkansas Community Arts
06/12 – Nashville, TN – Rocketown (early show)
06/12 – Nashville, TN – The End (late show)
06/13 – Athens, GA – The Secret Squirrel
06/14 – Chapel Hill, NC – Local 506
06/18 – Milford, CT – Daniel Street Club *
06/19 – Portland, ME – SPACE Gallery*
06/20 – South Burlington, VT – Higher Ground*
06/21 – Quebec City, QC – Le Cercle*
06/22 – Montreal, QC – Il Motore*
06/24 – Ottawa, ON – Zaphod Beeblebrox*
06/26 – Toronto, ON – Lee’s Palace*
06/27 – Buffalo, NY – Mohawk Place*
* = w/ Ted Leo and the Pharmacists

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