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The Back Pockets are a flock of musicians & performance artists from Atlanta GA, going on epic 2 month tour while making an epic movie!

MISSION: The Back Pockets hope to embark on an "epic circle america tour" beginning March 8th & ending May 6th 2012, while creating a short film, spreading the joy of our elaborate shows, & promoting our newest album. Film to be based on our actual lives w/ added elements of magical realism, directed by film maker & bff Bill Guzik!!

OUR STORY: The Back Pockets are a flock of musicians, performance artists, & dancers based out of Atlanta Ga. Since our conception in Aug. 2008, we have played over 300 shows, released 4 albums & several music videos, & extensively toured the southeast. We hand paint every cd cover, hand sew every lyric book, do all booking, managing, & producing ourselves. Shows are elaborate acts of theater, audience interaction, set design installation, costuming, & music. 

TOUR CITIES: (appx.)

M A R C H 

3/8 Chattanooga TN *COLLECTIVE WAREHOUSE

3/9 Nashville TN *HOUSE SHOW W/ SQUAREPEOPLE

3/10 Starksville MS *DAVES DARK HORSE

3/11 Murchison TX *JOEY'S 

3/12 Beaumont TX *VICTORIA HOUSE

3/13 Houston TX *SUPERHAPPYFUNLAND

3/14 Austin TX *sxsw *CHEER UP CHARLIES / CAROUSEL /

3/15 Austin TX *sxsw *PRETTY AMBITIOUS /

3/16 Austin TX *sxsw *CHAINDRIVE / UT CO-OP / 

3/17 Austin TX *sxsw *CHERRYWOOD / TRANSMISSION /

3/18 Fort Worth TX *WHEREHOUSE

3/19 Roswell NM *{OFF} see aliens 

3/20 Tuscon AR *DRY RIVER W/ NETHERFRIENDS & TERROR PIGEON

3/21 Prescott AR 

3/22 Costa Mesa CA 

3/23 Long Beach CA 

3/24 Los Angeles CA 

3/25 Los Angeles CA 

3/26 Santa Barbara CA *BIKO HOUSE W/ A BUNCH OF GIRL BANDS - NEED LOCAL

3/27 San louis Osbipo CA or Oakland CA

3/28 San Fran CA 

3/29 San Fran CA

3/30 Arcata CA

3/31 Cottage Grove OR *ARCADE THEATER W/ TBA - NEED LOCAL

 A P R I L

4/1 Portland OR - help..

4/2 Olympia WA - 

4/3 Seattle WA -

4/4 Seattle WA -

4/5 Tacoma WA *SQUEEK & SQUAWK FESTIVAL!!

4/6 Missoula MT

4/7 Bozeman MT

4/8  Rapid City SD *{OFF} see mt. rushmore 

4/9  Regent ND *{OFF} see the enchanted highway

4/10 Minneapolis MN *ELLIOT'S HOUSE

4/11 Ames IW 

4/12 Chicago IL *BALL HALL??

4/13 Detroit MI 

4/14 Pittsburgh PA 

4/15 Philly PA *

4/16 New Brunswick NJ *VAJ MAHAL HOUSE

4/17 Brooklyn NY  * HOLD @ SHEA STADIUM

4/18 Brooklyn NY (LOFT PARTY) or Boston MA

4/19 Providence RI 

4/20 BARD COLLEGE w/ felix & oliver

4/21 Brooklyn NY *HOLD @ BIG SNOW

4/22 Brooklyn NY 

4/23 Baltimore MD 

4/24 D.C. *HELP!! ??

4/25 Durham NC 

4/26 Asheville NC 

4/27 Atlanta GA *BASEMENT w/ tba

4/28 Carrollton GA *ALLEY CAT w/tba

4/29 Tallahassee FL 

4/30 Gainesville FL 

 M A Y

5/1 Sarasota FL

5/2 Fort Worth FL

5/3 Miami FL

5/4 Sarasota FL 

5/5 Orlando FL *TOTAL BUMMER FEST!!

5/6 HOME (atl) 

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    Digital high five video shout out posted on your Facebook!

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    Digital high five video shout out posted on your Facebook, plus access to private mystery youtube video link (featuring band members doing magical things)!

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    Digital high five shout out posted on your Facebook, plus access to private mystery youtube video link, plus digital down load of album of your choice!!! (albums located here: www.thebackpockets.bandcamp.com)

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    Placement of your actual name OR sentence of your choice (we have to approve first) in the magical realism film documentary we will be making while on our epic circle america tour!! plus digital download of all 3 albums!

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    Emily Kempf will write and perform song via youtube link, based on your theme of your choice! (she has to approve, don't be craycray now!)

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    Private special costumed dinner party w/ members of band at the esteemed Merman Manor in Atlanta Ga!!! Also you will receive a special gift basket filled with special things from band members!! OMG!

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    Private show with your theme of choice anywhere in the continental US, plus you will have choice of performing with us, becoming member of band for 1 night! Weeeeee! plus special gift basket filled with special things, plus our undying love forever and ever.

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