Los Campesinos! Announce Tour With Girls, Departure Of A Campesino




[Photo by Jon Bergman]

Welsh indie rawkers Los Campesinos! delivered some bittersweet news today via their blog, announcing that while an August tour has been scheduled, it will be the last for bandmember Aleks Campesinos!.

The vocalist/keyboardist/horn player will leaving the septet in order to return to her studies after having just wrapped up recording her final album as a Campesino. Commenting on the departure, the band promises, "The girl will go out in fuckin style; we will make completely sure of that." San Francisco drug pop outfit Girls will be providing support.

08.04.09 – New York, NY (Webster Hall)
08.05.09 – Washington, DC (9:30 Club)
08.06.09 – Cleveland, OH (Grog Shop)
08.07.09 – Indianapolis, IN (Spin Nightclub) *
08.08.09 – Chicago, IL @ (Lollapalooza)
08.11.09 – St. Louis, MO @ (Firebird)
08.12.09 – Kansas City, MO @ (Record Bar)
08.14.09 – Austin, TX @ (Emo’s)
08.15.09 – Dallas, TX @ (Granada Theatre)
08.16.09 – Houston, TX @ (Warehouse)
08.19.09 – Albuquerque, NM @ (Launchpad)
08.20.09 – Tucson, AZ @ (Club Congress)
08.21.09 – Los Angeles, CA @ (El Rey Theatre)
08.22.09 – Pomona, CA @ (Glass House)
08.23.09 – Costa Mesa, CA @ (Detroit Bar)
08.25.09 – Las Vegas, NV @ (Beauty Bar) *
08.28.09 – San Francisco, CA @ (Outside Lands Festival)
08.29.09 – San Diego, CA @ (Street Scene)
* w/o Girls

Los Campesinos! Announce Tour With Girls, Departure Of A Campesino