Darwin Deez Announces US Summer 2011 Tour

Posted by The G on April 29, 2011 under GNN | Be the First to Comment

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Darwin Deez

Indie Pop singer Darwin Deez is in the middle of a worldwide tour and has just added some US dates for the summer of 2011.  Courtesy of Brooklyn Vegan, the dates are:

04/29/11 Melbourne at The Hi-Fi
04/30/11 Bendigo at Bendigo Grounds
05/01/11 Townsville at Murray Sports complex
05/03/11 Adelaide at The Gov
05/05/11 Brisbane at The Zoo
05/07/11 Maitland at Maitland Showground
05/08/11 Canberra at The Meadows
05/10/11 Sydney (All Ages) at Metro
05/12/11 Perth at The Bakery
05/14/11 Bunbury at Hay Park Fields
05/16/11 Auckland at Kings Arms
05/17/11 Wellington at Bodega
05/27/11 nr Berlin at Immergut Festival
05/28/11 Norwich at Playfest
05/29/11 Newcastle at Evolution Festival
05/30/11 Manchester at Dot to Dot Festival
06/01/11 Cardiff at Millenium Music Hall
06/02/11 Kingston at Banquet
06/05/11 Middlesborough at Intro Festival
06/09/11 Barcelona at Dossier Music Hall
06/11/11 Wakefield at Long Division Festival
06/12/11 Clapham, London at Get Loaded In the Park Festival
06/12/11 Manchester at Parklife Festival
06/14/11 Magaluf at Mallorca Rocks Hotel
06/15/11 San Antonio at Ibiza Rocks Hotel
06/18/11 Tuttlingen at Southside Music Festival
06/19/11 Scheeßel at Hurricane Festival
06/24/11 Glastonbury at John Peel stage Glastonbury Festival
06/26/11 Vienna at Donauinselfest
07/06/11 San Francisco, CA at Bottom Of The Hill
07/07/11 Los Angeles, CA at The Echo
07/12/11 Philadelphia, PA at Johnny Brendas
07/13/11 Washington DC at Black Cat
07/15/11 New York, NY at Bowery Ballroom
07/16/11 Boston, MA at Brighton Music Hall

An Encounter with Darwin Smith of Darwin Deez

Posted by The G on February 26, 2011 under Encounters with G | Be the First to Comment

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Darwin Smith of Darwin Deez and Geoffrey Dicker

Darwin Smith of Darwin Deez and G

The other night, prior to Darwin Deez’ show at New York’s Bowery Ballroom, I met lead singer Darwin Smith.  He was a very nice guy.  His show was pretty cool too.  In addition to the folk/pop tracks the band played, in between songs, he and his band mates did boy-band style choreography!  It was epic.  By signing up on Darwin Deez’ mailing list, you can download two free tracks.  I recommend it.  Thanks again Darwin and I wish you continued success!

Darwin Deez live at Bowery Ballroom

Posted by The G on February 20, 2011 under G Reviews | Be the First to Comment

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Darwin Smith of Darwin Deez

On February 19, 2011, New York indie-pop/folk band Darwin Deez played a sold out show at Bowery Ballroom in Manhattan.  The show began at 9 pm with opening sets from Ava Luna and Friends.  Darwin Deez hung out in the crowd watching both sets (and guested on for “My Boo” with Friends) before hitting the stage at 11 pm.  Though the music is described on a lot of sites as “folk,” the songs are uplifting and fast pop tracks.  Lead singer Darwin Smith played guitar, sang and did a bit of dancing in between songs.

Darwin Deez

Darwin Deez gettin' funky

The hour and a half set featured songs off their self-titled debut record including their singles “Constellations,” “Up In The Clouds” and “Radar Detector.”  The show was very fun and upbeat and they kept the crowd dancing all night.  I met lead singer Darwin Smith before the show and he was a very nice guy.  A photo of that experience will be coming soon so stay tuned.  You can download two free Darwin Deez tracks for free for a limited time by signing up on the band’s mailing list (link is above)!  Thanks for rockin’!

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