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Tuesday, January 22, 2008

DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist Bring The Hard Sell to SF in Feb., Kid Koala Opens

Posted By on Tue, Jan 22, 2008 at 3:09 PM

ASD saw the Hard Sell at the Treasure Island Festival and nobody wanted to buy that shit. Here's hoping they got all the technical difficulties out of their system by Feb. 13, when they bring the two-man show back to SF at the Regency Center's swanky Grand Ballroom. And if they still suck, at least you'll have a swell opener in Kid Koala to fall back on. Get your tickets here. Click more for a press release. -- ASD Staff Report


After a year-long, worldwide run of CD LAUNCH DJ PARTIES in support of his Ninja Tune release "Your Mom's Favorite DJ", Kid Koala has been invited to join the Hard Sell Tour on eighteen dates throughout North America.

The Hard Sell Tour features DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist on 8 turntables, 4 mixers and 2 effects pedals, and showcases the third part of a trilogy including "Brainfreeze" and "Product Placement".

Kid Koala will warm up the night with his own blend of record scratching, thumb wrestling and robot dance competitions.

18 Jan 2008 - La Zona Rosa (Austin, Texas)

19 Jan 2008 - House Of Blues (Dallas, Texas)

21 Jan 2008 - The Loft at Center Stage (Atlanta, Georgia)

23 Jan 2008 - Sonar (Baltimore, Maryland)

24 Jan 2008 - 9.30 Club (Washington)

25 Jan 2008 - The Filmore at TLA (Philadelpia, Pennsylvania)

29 Jan 2008 - Metropolis (Montreal, Quebec)

30 Jan 2008 - Phoenix Concert Theatre (Toronto, Ontario)

31 Jan 2008 - House Of Blues (Cleveland, Ohio)

1 Feb 2008 - Park West (Chicago, Illinois)

4 Feb 2008 - First Avenue (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

5 Feb 2008 - Harrah's N.Kansas City Voodoo Lounge (Kansas City, Missouri)

7 Feb 2008 - Ogden Theatre (Denver, Colorado)

10 Feb 2008 - Showbox At The Market (Seattle, Washington)

11 Feb 2008 - Commodore Ballroom (Vancover, British Columbia)

13 Feb 2008 - Grand Ballroom @ The Regency Centre (San Francisco, California)

14 Feb 2008 - House Of Blues (Anaheim, California)

15 Feb 2008 - The Wiltern (Los Angeles, California)

Following this run, Kid Koala will be touring Australia and France before returning to the studio to complete his next graphic novel and soundtrack.

So show up early! Don't miss part one of a night that will make history!

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