CVB TO TAPE THREE NPR SHOWS IN JAN: WORLD CAFÉ, HERE & NOW, & MOUNTAIN STAGE
Camper Van Beethoven is planning a thirtieth anniversary tour starting Thursday and running through February. The band will debut its first new songs in nine years in concert. 'La Costa Perdida' (January 22 / 429 Records) is the band's tenth album and first in nine years.
Billboard.com recently spotlightlighted the band, which are among the creators of the genre of indie rock.
CVB will also tape three NPR shows in January: World Café, Here & Now, and Mountain Stage.
In a feature last month, the San Diego Union-Tribune said, "The group’s daring sonic hybrid defined 'alternative' before the term was widely used."
CVB tour lineup: Victor Krummenacher (bass, baritone guitar), Greg Lisher (guitars), David Lowery (guitars and vocals), Jonathan Segel (violin, guitar, mandolin, organ, backing vocals) and Frank Funaro (drums and percussion).
Click here for a lyric video of "Northern California Girls (radio edit)."
CAMPER VAN BEETHOVEN TOUR DATES
Fri Jan 18 2013 - World Cafe Live – Philadelphia, PA (w/ Cracker)
Sat Jan 19 2013 - Stage 48 – New York, NY (w/ Cracker)
Sun Jan 20 2013 - The Middle East – Cambridge, MA (w/ Cracker)
Wed Jan 23 2013 - Sky City – Augusta, GA
Thu Jan 24 2013 - 40-Watt Club - Athens GA
Fri Jan 25 2013 - The Grey Eagle – Asheville, NC
Sat Jan 26 2013 - The Earl – Atlanta, GA
Sun Jan 27 2013 - Mountain Stage - Charleston WV
Thu Feb 14 2013 - Burnsville PAC - Minneapolis MN (w/ Cracker)
Fri Feb 22 2013 - Tractor Tavern - Seattle WA
Sat Feb 23 2013 - Mississippi Studios - Portland OR