I just got word from an old friend who currently lives in Beijing about this really cool tour about to come through the US. Five of the most highly regarded indie and underground acts from the Chinese city are coming through for a set of US dates. They include P.K. 14, Carsick Cars, Xiao He, White, and Snapline.
Information about this tour, as well as tour dates and links to all of the bands and their music, is located at the official Maybe Mars website here.
Here are the confirmed show so far:
- Thurs 11/5/2009 Brooklyn, NYC powerHouse Arena Xiao He, Carsick Cars & P.K.14
- Fri 11/6/2009 Brooklyn, NYC Glasslands MyOpenBar.com presents These Are Powers, Soft Circle, Carsick Cars, White, P.K.14 & Xiao He
- Sat 11/7/2009 Manhattan, NYC WKCR: SOUNDS OF CHINA Xiao He (live).
- Sat 11/7/2009 Manhattan, NYC SANTOS Party House P.K.14 , Carsick Cars, Antimagic, & BJ Rubin, Knyfe Hyts (TBC)
- Sun 11/8/2009 Manhattan, NYC Columbia University Xiao He
- Tues 11/10/2009 Chapel Hill, NC UNC – Chapel Hill P.K.14 , Xiao He, Carsick Cars & White
- Thurs 11/12/2009 Philadelphia, PA 941theater P.K.14 , Xiao He, Carsick Cars & White
- Fri 11/13/2009 Washington, DC Velvet Lounge P.K.14, Xiao He, True Womanhood (TBC), & Hume
- Fri 11/13/2009 Amherst, MA Hampshire College Carsick Cars, White, Twin Stumps, & Pop. 1280
- Sat 11/14/2009 Purchase, NY SUNY Purchase Carsick Cars, White, Twin Stumps, & Pop. 1280
- Sun 11/15/2009 Pittsburgh, PA Garfield Arts PK-14, Xiao He, Carsick Cars, White, Snapline (TBC) & Surfer Blood
- Thurs 11/19/2009 Chicago, IL REGGIES SNAPLINE, Carsick Cars, P.K.14, & Xiao He