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Published: 2011/05/05

Brett Dennen Opens Tour, Directs CD Sale Funds To Charity

Brett Dennen kicks off a tour tonight in Houston that will continue through June 25. Dawes opens this evening’s gig and will appear on many of the dates (with The Submarines and Bobby Long also providing support). Over the course of this tour Dennen will donate all proceeds from album and vinyl sales both on the road and through his online store to Invisible Children. These funds will be directed to help end the use of child soldiers and assist communities victimized by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in central Africa. At a number of the tour stops Dennen also will work with the Barefoot Wine and Surfrider Foundation to help volunteers clean beaches (and will perform some participant appreciation celebrations following the cleanups).

Tour Dates (and Beach Clean Ups)

May 5 Houston, TX Fitzgerald’s*
May 6 Austin, TX La Zona Rosa*
May 7 Dallas, TX Granada
May 8 New Orleans, LA Republic
May 9 Orlando, FL The Social*
May 10 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Culture Room*
May 11 Tampa, FL State Theatre*
May 13 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse*
May 14 Nashville, TN Cannery Ballroom*
May 15 Asheville, NC Orange Peel*
May 17 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of Living Arts+
May 18 Boston, MA Royale+
May 19 New York, NY Webster Hall+
May 21 Washington, DC 9:30 Club+
May 21 Washington, DC BEACH CLEAN UP – Anacostia Park)
May 23 New Haven, CT Toad’s Place*
May 24 Portland, ME State Theatre*
May 26 Burlington, VT Higher Ground*
May 27 Montreal, QC Le National *
May 28 Toronto, ONT Opera House
May 29 Detroit, MI St Andrew’s Hall*
June 1 Louisville, KY Headliners*
June 2 Indianapolis, IN The Vogue*
June 3 Chicago, IL The Vic Theatre
June 4 Chicago, IL BEACH CLEAN UP- Oak Street Beach)
June 4 Milwaukee, WI Turner Hall Ballroom&
June 5 Minneapolis, MN Pantages Theatre&
June 7 Aspen, CO Belly Up&
June 8 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre&
June 9 Salt Lake City, UT In The Venue&
June 10 Boise, ID Knitting Factory&
June 11 Spokane, WA Knitting Factory&
June 13 Vancouver, BC Vogue Theatre*
June 14 Seattle, WA Moore Theatre*
June 15 Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom*
June 17 Chico, CA El Rey Theatre*
June 18 Los Angeles, CA Orpheum Theatre*
June 19 San Diego, CA House of Blues*
June 21 Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre*
June 22 Phoenix, AZ Marquee Theatre*
June 23 Las Vegas, NV Silverton Casino*
June 24 Reno, NV Knitting Factory*
June 25 Oakland, CA Fox Theatre*
July 16 Seattle, WA BEACH CLEAN UP- Aliki Beach
August 13 Ft. Lauderdale, FL BEACH CLEAN UP (TBD)

  • with Dawes

& with The Submarines
+ with Bobby Long

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