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Pretty Lights fall 2009 tour to be blindingly awesome

on August 10, 2009, 1:45pm

Here’s a news flash for all you electro hip-hop kids out there: Pretty Lights is taking its raw, energetic, down-tempo music to nightclubs, bars, and theaters across the country.  That means you should get ready to flock like a moth to a flame come late August.

Pretty Lights is Colorado producer Derek Vincent Smith and stage show drummer Cory Eberhard. Smith’s style relies predominantly on the concept of taking broken beats and seamlessly combining them with old soul-laden samples from the ’60s and beyond. These massive sonic creations are then best enjoyed by you and a couple hundred sweaty strangers in the most bass-heavy settings possible.

To those who cannot wait to jam themselves in with the drunken and socially awkward in clubs across the country, you can download both Pretty Lights albums from the band’s official web site. That should brighten your day.

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Pretty Lights 2009 Tour Dates:
08/29 – Richmond, VA @ The National
09/02 – Oxford, MS @ Lyric Theatre *
09/03 – Auburn, AL @ Sky Bar *
09/04 – Athens, GA @ Bogart Arena *
09/05 – Aspen, CO @ Belly Up
09/12 – Horseshoe, NC @ Trinumeral Festival
09/18 – Groveland, CA @ Symbiosis Gathering
09/21 – Tuscaloosa, AL @ Bama Theatre
09/23 – Chattanooga, TN @ Rhythm & Brews
09/26 – Wilmington, NC @ Diesel
10/02 – Fort Collins, CO @ Aggie Theatre
10/03 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theater +
10/12 – Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up Tavern R
10/14 – West Hollywood, CA @ Key Club R
10/15 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent R
10/16 – Eureka, CA @ Nocturnum R
10/17 – Seattle, WA @ Nectar Lounge R
10/18 – Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom R
10/21 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Varsity Theater X
10/22 – Milwaukee, WI @ Miramar Theatre X
10/23 – Chicago, IL @ Park West D
10/24 – Madison, WI @ Majestic Theatre D
10/25 – Bloomington, IN @ Bluebird Nightclub D
10/27 – Louisville, KY @ Headliners Music Hall D
10/28 – Nashville, TN @ Exit/In D
10/29 – Knoxville, TN @ The Valarium D
10/30 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel D
10/31 – Charleston, SC @ Ann Street Shed SC
11/03 – Tampa, FL @ Crowbar A
11/04 – Miami, FL @ The White Room A
11/05 – Tallahassee, FL @ Engine Room A
11/07 – New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues A
11/10 – Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater A
11/11 – Austin, TX @ La Zona Rosa GA
11/12 – Fayetteville, AR  @ George’s Majestic Lounge G
11/13 – Memphis, TN @ Newby’s G
11/14 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade G
11/17 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle G
11/18 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club G
11/19 – New York, NY @ Fillmore NY @ Irving Plaza G
11/20 – West Chester, PA @ The Note G
11/21 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club G

* = w/ Emancipator
@ = w/ Savoy
+ = w/ Lifesavas
R = w/ DJ Roots
# = w/ Chicharones
X = w/ Prepschool
D = w/ Dark Party
A = w/ Alex B
G = w/ Gramatik

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