Little Joy Adds Dates, Plans 2009 Summer Tour :: w/ Austin date (The Independent)

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Last month we informed you of Little Joy's plan to return to Texas this Summer, now more dates have surfaced, as well as news of a tour lineup change. Jack Dishel, aka Only Son will be taking Fabrizio Moretti's place on guitar and backup vocals. Moretti if you already didn't know is in New York helping write material for The Strokes' new album (about time).

Little Joy will be here in Austin at The Independent on June 8th (Monday), purchase tickets ($13) here. While The Independent doesn't have a website and since a lot of people have asked us where it's at, here's a map (it's nearby where the FADER Fort was during this year's SXSW if that helps).

Update: The Independent now has a website.

In addition to their own headlining shows, Little Joy will also open for Regina Spektor at the Beacon Theatre in New York on June 17th. (via NME)

[Little Joy Myspace]

Little Joy 2009 Tour Dates:
06/02 - Santa Barbara, CA @ Club Soho
06/03 - San Francisco, CA @ Independent
06/04 - Costa Mesa, CA @ Detroit Bar
06/05 - Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour
06/08 - Austin, TX @ The Independent [Purchase Tickets] $13
06/09 - Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
06/10 - Houston, TX @ Warehouse Studio
06/12 - Atlanta, GA @Smith’s Olde Bar
06/13 - Birmingham, AL @ The Nick
06/14 - Newport, KY @ Southgate House
06/15 - Chicago, IL @ Double Door
06/17 - New York, NY @Beacon Theatre *
06/19 - Philadelphia, @PA Khyber Pass
06/20 - Boston, MA @ Cafe 939
06/21 - Fairfield, CT @ Stage One
06/23 - New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom

* = w/ Regina Spektor

Update: Check out our pics/video of a new song from the Austin show.