A Fine Frenzy On The Road

(EMI) Following this week's release of Bomb in a Birdcage, its acclaimed second album, A Fine Frenzy-led by Alison Sudol-is announcing a month-long national tour, beginning on Tuesday, October 20th at the Parish in Austin, Texas. These dates (see full schedule below) take the band through all major markets from New York to Los Angeles; rising stars Landon Pigg and Oak & Ashes will be opening the shows.

A Fine Frenzy recently played a special preview concert in East Hampton, New York, which was filmed by the public television series Live from the Artists Den. Highlights from this remarkable performance, which showcases Sudol's on-stage charm and the group's dynamic new sound, can now be seen exclusively on hulu.com (www.hulu.com/artistsden); more than TK# people viewed the four-song clip the first day it was Posted. A Fine Frenzy is also scheduled to appear on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson later this month, with further television appearances soon to be announced.

The early response to Bomb in a Birdcage (currently sitting at #1 Top Pop Album and reaching #3 on the Top Overall Album iTunes chart and #2 on the Amazon MP3 Best Sellers chart) has been extraordinary. Billboard wrote that the album's songs "churn like giddy summer romances, nailing the delicate balance of charming and smart," while Vogue described the album's first single, "Blow Away," as "irresistible" and "sunny without being saccharine." VH1 and MTVU have already added "Blow Away" to their rotations, and the song will be the "Video of the Day" on AOL on September 17.

The new album is the follow-up to 2007's One Cell in the Sea, which reached Number One on Billboard's "Heatseeker" charts, and received rave reviews in publications from Entertainment Weekly to Paste to People. A Fine Frenzy was chosen as a VH1 "You Oughta Know" artist; appeared on The Tonight Show, The CBS Early Show and The Late Show with David Letterman; and toured extensively alongside the likes of Rufus Wainwright and Brandi Carlile.

Born in Seattle and raised in Los Angeles, 24-year-old singer and songwriter Sudol was active on Twitter (@AFineFrenzy) long before it became a cultural phenomenon-to the point that she now has over a million followers, making her one of the top ten musicians on the service, alongside super stars like Britney Spears and John Mayer. Now she is looking forward to connecting with all of these fans on the road.

"On the last tour," Sudol says, "I discovered that I love rocking out and having a good time. So this time, I wanted to stretch and grow and push myself. I wasn't interested in doing more of the same, that doesn't inspire me. And now, I can't wait to get on the road with this stuff! It's going to be quite an undertaking, but I'm up for it."

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 Austin, TX The Parrish
Thursday, October 22, 2009 New Orleans, LA Parrish @ HOB
Friday, October 23, 2009 Atlanta, GA The Loft
Saturday, October 24, 2009 Birmingham, AL Bottle Tree
Sunday, October 25, 2009 Nashville, TN 3rd & Lindsley
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 New York, NY Gramercy Theatre
Friday, October 30, 2009 Philadelphia, PA World Café
Saturday, October 31, 2009 Washington, DC Birchmere
Monday, November 02, 2009 Boston, MA Paradise
Wednesday, November 04, 2009 Chicago, IL Park West
Thursday, November 05, 2009 Minneapolis, MN Fine Line
Monday, November 09, 2009 Seattle, WA Neumos
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom
Thursday, November 12, 2009 San Francisco, CA Great American
Friday, November 13, 2009 Sacramento, CA Boardwalk
Sunday, November 15, 2009 Phoenix, AZ Martini Ranch
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 Los Angeles, CA El Rey
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 Anaheim, CA House of Blues

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