The Rosebuds to tour on Life Like

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The term Team Love might already be claimed by Conor Oberst's record label, but it's also pretty applicable to describe bands whose members' musicianship and personal lives are delightfully compossible. The Rosebuds' Ivan Howard and Kelly Crisp are, yes, a couple (see similar inclinations in Mates of State, KaiserCartel, Quasi, The Handsome Family) whose fourth album, Life Like, comes this Oct. 7 from Merge Records. They're also a two-headed tour-machine whose fall will include as much nuzzling on the open road as it will, well, nuzzling on the stages played along that road.

Watch those 'buds bloom:

September
25 - Chapel Hill, N.C. @ The Love House at UNC (Ivan Howard solo)

October

23 - Washington D.C. @ Black Cat
24 - Brooklyn, N.Y. @ The Bellhouse
25 - New York, N.Y. @ Mercury Lounge (Merge Records CMJ showcase)

November
7 - Durham, N.C. @ Carolina Theatre (Troika Music Festival)
11 - Nashville, Tenn. @ Mercy Lounge
12 - Indianapolis, Ind @ My Old Kentucky Blog Concert
13 - Chicago, Ill. @ Bottom Lounge
14 - Madison, Wisc. @ High Noon Saloon
15 - Iowa City, Iowa @ The Picador
16 - Saint Paul, Minn. @ Turf Club
19 - Vancouver, British Columbia @ Media Club
20 - Seattle, Wash. @ Tractor Tavern
21 - Anacortes, Wash. @ The Department of Safety
22 - Portland, Ore. @ Doug Fir Lounge
24 - San Francisco, Calif. @ The Independent
25 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ The Echo
26 - Tucson, Ariz. @ Club Congress
28 - Denton, Texas @ Hailey's
29 - Austin, Texas @ Mohawk

December
1 - Atlanta, Ga. @ The Earl

Related links:
Band of the Week: The Rosebuds
TheRosebuds.com
TheRosebuds on MySpace

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