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Lisa Hannigan heads out on US tour, confirms album date

Lisa Hannigan has been “handpicked” by Jason Mraz to open for him on his upcoming American tour.

The Hot Press Newsdesk, 01 Aug 2008



Her 31-date road trip starts in the Scranton Cultural Centre on October 8 – it’s a full-on support too, with Lisa getting to play for 40 minutes each night.

On the release front, it’s been confirmed that her debut solo album, Sea Sew, will emerge here on September 12 with the lead single, ‘Lille’, available as a free lisahannigan.com download on August 25.

Although still under construction, fans can register with the site for news updates.

‘Lille’, which can be heard in demo form on myspace.com/lisahannigan, received its world premiere yesterday on Tony Fenton’s Today FM show and sounded every bit as splendid as we’d hoped it would.

The full US tour takes in:

October 10 New York, NY Radio City Music Hall

October 11 Montreal, QUE Metropolis

October 15 Toronto, ONT Massey Hall

October 16 Philadelphia, PA Tower Theater

October 17 Boston, MA Orpheum Theatre

October 20 Washington, DC DAR Constitution Hall

October 23 Dallas, TX Nokia Theater

October 24 Austin, TX Stubbs Outdoor

October 25 Houston, TX Verizon Wireless

October 27 Denver, CO Fillmore

October 28 Salt Lake City, UT E Center

October 31 San Diego, CA SDSU Open Air Theatre

November 1 Los Angeles, CA Greek Theatre

November 2 San Francisco, CA Greek Theatre

November 3 Sacramento, CA Freeborn Hall

November 5 Boise, ID Knitting Factory

November 7 Spokane, WA INB Opera House

November 8 Vancouver, BC Center for Arts

November 9 Seattle, WA Paramount Theatre

November 12 Portland, OR Schnitzer Concert Hall

November 15 Las Vegas, NV The Pearl

November 16 Phoenix, AZ Dodge Theatre

November 19 Minneapolis, MN Myth Nightclub

November 21 Milwaukee, WI Eagles Ballroom

November 22 Chicago, IL Chicago Theater

November 23 St. Louis, MO Fox Theater

November 25 Cleveland, OH Lakewood Auditorium

November 26 Richmond, VA The National

November 28 Richmond, VA The National (acoustic show)

November 29 Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle

November 30 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium


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