Meat Puppets Play Two Shows in June at Mercury Lounge; New Disc "Sewn Together" Released Today (Megaforce) ~ BrooklynRocks: NYC Music Blog

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Meat Puppets Play Two Shows in June at Mercury Lounge; New Disc "Sewn Together" Released Today (Megaforce)

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Meat Puppets Release 'Sewn Together' Today; Play Two Nights at Mercury Lounge in JuneThe Meat Puppets are back with their twelfth studio disc Sewn Together which is the band's second post-reunion album.

The new disc was written by Curt Kirkwood and recorded on vintage analog gear at the Saltmine studio in Mesa, Ariz. Curt also produced the disc with the help of his son Elmo. The LA Times describes the album as mixing "the Meat Puppets' heavy-rock free-flights with speckled shades of intimate country-folk."

The band's US tour started today in Los Angeles and the Meat Puppets are playing June 11-12 at the Mercury Lounge.

Here are the upcoming shows:

May 12th - The Mint - Los Angeles, CA
May 27th - Waterfront - Louisville, KY
May 28th - Blueberry Hill - St Louis, MO
May 29th - The Annex - Madison, WI
May 30th - Schuba's - Chicago, IL
May 31st - Schuba's - Chicago, IL
June 2nd - Mad Hatter's - Cincinnatti, OH
June 3rd - The Summit - Columbus, OH
June 4th - Magic Stick - Detroit, MI
June 5th - Mr. Smalls - Pittsburgh, PA
June 6th - Grog Shop - Cleveland, OH
June 7th - Mohawk - Buffalo, NY
June 9th - Higher Ground - Burlington, VT
June 10th - Paradise - Boston, MA
June 11th - Mercury Lounge - New York, NY
June 12th - Mercury Lounge - New York, NY
June 13th - Rock n' Roll Hotel - Washington, DC
June 14th - Cat's Cradle - Carrboro, NC
June 16th - The Earl - Atlanta, GA
June 17th - Exit/In - Nashville, TN
June 19th - Pontiac Garage at HOB - Dallas, TX
June 20th - The Parish - Austin, TX

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