Oxford Collapse caves in to late-Summer tour

August 21, 2008  |  4:00pm
What exactly would an Oxford collapse sound like? Thousands of cardigan-clad scholars hitting the deck after learning that the Vampire Weekend show sold out? Christopher Hitchens going to bed after another round of exhaustive self-improvement? Turns out, it sounds pretty good.

And now, you'll get the chance to find out for yourself, you lucky devil you! Oxford Collapse has already set out on a (surprisingly garage-themed) end-of-Summer tour across the lower 48 and Canada, so catch the band if you can:

August:
23 - Carrboro, N.C. @ Local 506
24 - Atlanta, Ga. @ Drunken Unicorn
25 - Birmingham, Ala. @ Bottletree
26 - Baton Rouge, La. @ Spanish Moon
27 - Austin, Texas @ The Mohawk
29 - Tucson, Ariz. @ Solar Culture Gallery
30 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ Spaceland
31 - Isla Vista, Calif. @ Biko Co-Op Garage

September:
2 - San Francisco, Calif. @ Rickshaw Shop
4 - Portland, Ore. @ Holocene
5 - Seattle, Wash. @ Sunset Tavern
6 - Vancouver, B.C. @ Media Club
9 - Edmonton, Alb. @ The Velvet Underground
9 - Calgary, Alb. @ Marquee Room
10 - Saskatoon, Sask. @ Amigo's
12 - Fargo, N.D. @ The Aquarium
13 - Ames, Iowa @ Maintenance Shop
14 - Lawrence, Kan. @ Replay Lounge
16 - St. Louis, Mo. @ The Bluebird
18 - Champaign, Ill. @ Krannert Art Museum
19 - Pontiac, Mich. @ The Pike Room
20 - Toronto, Ont. @ Sneaky Dee's
21 - Montreal, Qc. @ Il Motore
22 - Cambridge, Mass. @ TT the Bear's
25 - Washington, D.C. @ Black Cat
26 - Philadelphia, Penn. @ M Room
27 - New York, N.Y. @ Mercury Lounge

Related links:
Review: Oxford Collapse: Bits
Oxford Collapse on MySpace
YouTube: Oxford Collapse - "Let's Vanish!"

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