David Byrne taps DeVotchKa as tour opener

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Now here’s a combination for you. When David Byrne kicks off his North American tour in a few days, none other than Denver, Colorado’s favorite burlesque band turned multi-cultural indie sensation will be tagging along for for four dates. Yes, DeVotchKa has been to tapped to serve as openers for a portion of Byrne’s upcoming travels – and while, it’s not much, one could certainly argue outside of the Wilco & Okervil River dates, this is the indie wet dream of the summer.

Well, that is until Pavement decides to reunite of course.

DeVotchKa 2009 Tour Dates:
06/05 – Philadelphia, PA @ Mann Center *
06/06 – Veinna, VA @ Filene Center *
06/20 – Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre *
06/26 – Berkley, CA @ Greek Theatre *
07/04 – Quincy, CA @ High Sierra Music Festival
07/09 – Quebec City, QC @ Quebec City’s Summer Festival
07/10 – Ottawa, ON @ Ottawa Bluesfest
07/11 – Montreal, QC @ Montreal Jazz Fest
07/19 – Denver, CO @ Mile High Music Festival
10/03 – Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits

* = w/ David Byrne