FROM THE NEWS NEST: The Magnetic Fields @ SXSW and New Album Release

March 07. 2012 | By Collin Welbon

Celebrating the release of Love at the Bottom of the Sea, The Magnetic Fields will be headlining NPR’s “Live From the Parish day party” on March 15th as well as performing their official SXSW showcase at Austin City Limits live on March 16th. The celebration does not stop at SXSW! The Magnetic Fields are also touring North America with shows at the Orpheum Theater in LA on March 23rd and the Fox Theater in Oakland, CA on March 24th. For ticket information and all tour dates including international gigs, visit here.

Love at the Bottom of the Sea is being released on Merge Records and will be available for purchase on March 6th. The album can be streamed in its entirety at NPR Music.

A quick note for fans of other bands on Merge Records and SXSW goers: Merge Records is hosting the Merge SXSW Showcase at Frank on Friday, March 16th in Austin, TX. The lineup is as follows: M. Ward, Hospitality, Eleanor Friedberger, the Love Language, Crooked Fingers, and Imperial Teen. For more information about the SXSW showcase and Merge Records artists, please visit the Merge Records website.

The Magnetic Fields LIVE Shows:
The Magnetic Fields at SXSW
Friday, March 16 @ Austin City Limits Live
Doors are at 6:30, and the band goes on at 8:30

The Magnetic Fields North American tour dates:
Mar 6 Hudson, NY Helsinki Hudson
Mar 7 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer
Mar 10 Minehead, UK All Tomorrow’s Parties
Mar 15 Austin, TX NPR’s SXSW day party @ The Parish
Mar 16 Austin, TX ACL Live @ SXSW
Mar 18 Vancouver, BC The Vogue
Mar 19 Seattle, WA Neptune Theater
Mar 20 Seattle, WA Neptune Theater
Mar 21 Portland, OR Roseland Theater
Mar 23 Los Angeles, CA Orpheum Theater
Mar 24 Oakland, CA Fox Theater
Mar 26 Chicago, IL Vic Theater
Mar 27 Chicago, IL Vic Theater
Mar 28 Iowa City, IA Englert Theater
Mar 30 Toronto, ON Sound Academy
Mar 31 Montreal, QC Le National
Apr 3 New York, NY Beacon Theater
Apr 4 New York, NY Beacon Theater
Apr 6 Boston, MA Berklee Performance Center
Apr 7 Boston, MA Berklee Performance Center
Apr 9 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
Apr 11 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle
Apr 12 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle
Apr 14 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse

  • The Owl Mag | The Best Indie Music News, Album Reviews, and Free MP3's
    • ©2013 The Owl Mag.
      All Rights Reserved.