The Duke Spirit return for Download Fest et more

The UK’s The Duke Spirit are making their return to American shores this summer for a string of cross country headlining dates and festival appearances. While the band remained abroad during June, playing the UK’s finest summer festivals including Isle of Wight, Glastonbury, and the Wireless Music Festival. Now the Duke Spirit return to the U.S for performances at All Points West, multiple Download Festivals, and the New American Music Union Festival as well as a return to NYC to play Webster Hall with friends Supergrass.

In other news, The Duke Spirit managed to secure the TV promo spot for the NBA playoffs featuring Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, and The Duke Spirit’s track “Wooden Heart.” They will be performing on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on July 22. The band has recently finished the video for “Lassoo” off their sophomore album Neptune, which was released in April 2008 via Shangri-La Music.

media:
Video for “Lassoo”UNKLE Remix of the “The Step and the Walk”

U.S Tour Dates:
7/15 Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up Tavern W/KBZT
7/17 Los Angeles, CA @ The Hammer Museum (Indie 103 show) – FREE
7/19 Mountain View, CA @ Download Festival @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
7/20 Los Angeles, CA @ Download Festival @ GIBSON Amphitheatre
7/22 Los Angeles, CA The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
7/23 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
7/24 Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
7/26 Seattle, WA @ Nectar Lounge
7/28 Hollywood, CA @ Amoeba (instore)
7/30 New York, NY @ Webster Hall w/ Supergrass
8/1 Philadelphia, PA @ WXPN/World Café – FREE
8/1 Asbury Park, NJ @ The Saint (NEPTUNE Live From Neptune, NJ)
8/2 Camden, NJ @ Download Festival @ Tweeter Center
8/4 Baltimore,MD @ Ottobar
8/5 Boston, MA @ T.T. The Bear’s
8/8 Jersey City, NJ @ All Points West Festival @ Liberty State Park
8/9 Pittsburgh, PA @ New American Music Union Festival @ SouthSide Works
8/10 Nashville, TN @ 3rd & Lindsley
8/12 Columbus, OH @ The Basement
8/13 Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick
8/14 Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle

http://www.dukespirit.com/
http://www.myspace.com/thedukespirit
http://www.shangrilamusic.com/

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