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Amy Lavere takes her music to uncharted territory in Europe in support of her critically acclaimed 2011 release 'Stranger Me.' Read more

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Amy Lavere takes her music to uncharted territory in Europe in support of her critically acclaimed 2011 release 'Stranger Me.'

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It’s uncharted territory – but since when has that scared Amy LaVere? Doing something new. Something unexpected. That’s what we’ve come to expect from the sharp-tongued singer and her gritty, eclectic songwriting.  So what’s so tough about a little new territory? And who cares if they speak the language? If there’s one thing Amy has learned since releasing Stranger Me, it’s that heartache is universally translated.

But it turns out there is one tough thing about these uncharted waters: footing the bill to get to them. So here’s where you come in. Amy and her newly expanded four-piece touring band are heading out in November on a 10-city European run that will take them to four countries -- Belgium, Holland, Germany and Denmark, to be precise -- that have never had the pleasure of hearing the pluck of Amy’s upright bass (or the lilting voice of Memphis’ best singer, two years running). And on top of delivering her music to those fine folks, there will be interviews to do and in-studio shows to perform and all the rest of that oh-so-necessary but oh-so-unpaid stuff that comes along with supporting a new record. If you like Amy, if you like Amy’s music, if you like Antwerp -- all you have to do to help make it happen is plop a few coins in the coffers. No matter how big your pockets, you’re sure to get something pretty unique in return.

Monday, 7 November, 2011 | London, UK | The Lexington

Tuesday, 8 November, 2011 | Manchester, UK | Ruby Lounge

Wednesday, 9 November, 2011 | Edinburgh, UK | Voodoo Rooms

Saturday, 12 November, 2011 | Germany | Weissenhauser Strand, Rolling Stone Weekender

Sunday, 13 November, 2011 | Copenhagen, Denmark | Pumpehuset

Monday, 14 November, 2011 | Stockholm, Sweden | Kagelbanan

Tuesday, 15 November, 2011 | Oslo, Norway | Crossroads Club

Friday, 18 November, 2011 | Dortmund, Germany | FZW

Saturday, 19 November, 2011 | The Hague, Netherlands | Crossing Border Festival

Sunday, 20 November, 2011 | Antwerp, Belgium | Crossing Border Festival

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    You'll get the babydoll shoes that Amy wore for the cover art of 'This World is Not My Home,' plus an autographed copy of the album.

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    Amy's travelogue from the road will be yours, including set lists from each city. Plus? A pony! This one comes from Amy's personal collection -- ever since she put "...and a pony" on the dream rider that is attached to her tour rider for venues, Amy's been collecting miniature ponies gifted to her by different venues around the world. Now, you can have your very own -- personally selected by Amy, of course.

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    A set of Amy's old bass strings, well-played and well-loved, plus an authentic Norwegian troll doll selected for you personally by Amy.

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    The pair of shoes Amy has toured and performed in exclusively for two years -- they've even been to the Royal Albert Hall! We'll throw in a still photo of her and the well-loved kicks, as well as Amy's catalog of releases on CD.

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    The mask that Amy wore in 'Stranger Me' performances at Memphis in May's Beale Street Music Festival and the Levitt Shell album release show, plus Amy's catalog of releases on CD.

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    House concert by Amy and her band -- two 45-minute sets or one 90-minute set -- at a location in the region (a maximum of five hours' driving distance from Memphis proper).

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