HEAR THIS: Damien Jurado

January 27. 2012 | By Dustin Shey

Singer-Songwriter Damien Jurado is one of those artists that has flown under the radar for most of his 11 album career. This is especially appalling, considering his music merits the attention given to other Seattle artists like Pedro the Lion and Rocky Votalato. But maybe that's a good thing for Damien.

The husky voiced Jurado heads out on a 4 month tour this spring, covering massive ground in Europe and the States. Naturally it's in support of his upcoming record Maraqopa, a beautiful collection of songs that could possibly be his best yet. The two below tracks will give you a taste and raise your anticipation for the February 21st release date.

And of course, if you can't wait til then – go ahead and pre-order the album and get an immediate MP3 download of Maraqopa.

Damien Jurado “Museum of Flight” by DOJAGSC

“Nothing is the News” by Damien Jurado by DOJAGSC

TOUR DATES:
01/26/12 Middleburg, NL: Avonduren
01/28/12 Cologne, DE: King Georg
02/17/12 Seattle, WA: The Neptune w/Gold Leaves and Bryan John Appleby *Release Show*
02/29/12 Groningen, NL: Oosterpoort
03/01/12 Hamburg, DE: Astra Stub
03/02/12 Lund, SE: Mejeriet
03/03/12 Stockholm, SE: Sodra
03/04/12 Goteborg, SE: Nefertiti
03/06/12 Copenhagen, DK: Loppen
03/07/12 Berlin, DE: Comet Club
03/08/12 Leipzig, DE: UT Connewitz
03/09/12 Schorndorf, DE: Manufaktur
03/11/12 Den Bosch, NL: fabrlQ Festival
03/12/12 London, UK: Cargo
03/13/12 Rouen, FR: Le 106 Club
03/15/12 Bordeaux, FR: Le Saint X
03/16/12 San Sebastian, ES: Teatro Victoria Eugenia
03/17/12 Santander, ES: Black Bird
03/18/12 Orense, ES: Theater
03/18/12 Madrid, ES: Teatro Lara
03/20/12 Cadiz, ES: Edificio Constitución 1812 de Cádiz
03/21/12 Granada, ES: Planta Baja
03/22/12 Murcia, ES: Microsonidos
03/23/12 Badalona, ES: Blues & Ritme
03/25/12 Fribourg, CH: Fri-Son
03/26/12 Zurich, CH: El Lokal
03/27/12 Freiburg, DE: White Rabbit
03/28/12 Antwerp, BE: Trix
03/29/12 Amsterdam, NL: Paradiso

04/13/12 San Francisco, CA: Bottom of the Hill w/ Peter Wolf Crier
04/14/12 Los Angeles, CA: Bootleg Theater w/ Peter Wolf Crier
04/15/12 San Diego, CA: Soda Bar w/ Peter Wolf Crier
04/17/12 Denver, CO: Hi-Dive w/ Peter Wolf Crier
04/18/12 Salt Lake City, UT: Velour w/ Peter Wolf Crier
04/19/12 Boise, ID: Neurolux w/ Peter Wolf Crier
04/21/12 Vancouver, BC: Biltmore Cabaret w/ Peter Wolf Crier
04/22/12 Portland, OR: Holocene w/ Peter Wolf Crier
05/16/12 Chicago, IL: Schubas w/ JBM
05/17/12 Pittsburgh, PA: Warhol Museum w/ JBM
05/18/12 Boston, MA: RADIO w/ JBM
05/19/12 New York, NY: Mercury Lounge w/ JBM
05/20/12 Philadelphia, PA: Johnny Brenda's w/ JBM
05/21/12 Washington DC: Black Cat w/ JBM
05/22/12 Raleigh, NC: Baracade w/ JBM
05/23/12 Atlanta, GA: The Earl w/ JBM
05/25/12 Nashville, TN: The Basement w/ JBM
05/26/12 Bloomington, IN: Russian Recordings w/ JBM

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