Los Campesinos! to Assemble "Record Box" for U.S. Tour

July 16, 2009  |  2:05pm
As previously reported, Welsh twee-punkers Los Campesinos! recently wrapped up an album and have a U.K. tour in the offing. Since then, more details about their tour plans have come to light, namely that the sextet is planning a string of shows in the U.S. And they've got one other surprise in the works that'll have fans jumping out of their cardigans: a box chronicling that tour with a hand-picked curation of records from each city the Campesinos visit.

It's been dubbed the "ultimate LC! fan prize," and the band will be filming the box's travels as it acquires bargain-bin record store finds, limited-pressing 7-inches, and everything in between. If you want to win, you'll have to follow everything online. Observe what lead Campesino Gareth has to say about "Record Box Project 2009" and catch 'em on their U.S. tour on one of the following dates:

August
4 - New York, N.Y. @ Webster Hall
5 - Washington, D.C. @ 9:30 Club
6 - Cleveland, Ohio @ Grog Shop
7 - Indianapolis, Ind. @ Spin Nightclub
8 - Chicago, Ill. @ Lollapalooza
12 - Kansas City, Mo. @ Record Bar
14 - Austin, Texas @ Emo's
15 - Dallas, Texas @ Granada Theatre
16 - Houstin, Texas @ Warehouse Live
19 - Albuquerque, N.M. @ Launchpad
20 - Tucson, Ariz. @ Hocofest Green Music Festival
21 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ El Rey Theater
22 - Pomona, Calif. @ The Glass House
23 - Costa Mesa, Calif. @ Detroit Bar
25 - Las Vegas, Nev. @ Beauty Bar
26 - Visalia, Calif. @ Howie and Sons Plaza
27 - Santa Cruz, Calif. @ Brookdale Lodge Concert Hall
28 - San Francisco, Calif. @ Outside Lands Festival
29 - San Diego, Calif. @ Street Scene Festival

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