Hand Habits announces full 2018 tour including dates w/ Kevin Morby, Japanese Breakfast & Jay Som

Hand Habits announces full 2018 tour including dates w/ Kevin Morby, Japanese Breakfast & Jay Som

VIDEO: “Demand It” (Dir. by Christina Acevedo) –
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In 2017 Hand Habits (Meg Duffy) released one of the best debut LPs of the year and toured both on her own and as the guitarist in Kevin Morby’s band, blowing away audiences all over the world. 2018 will feature even more Hand Habits dates, starting with a west coast run with kindred spirits Japanese Breakfast and Jay Som, followed by a complete US tour in April with Kevin Morby.

“Meg Duffy, aka Hand Habits, is a singer, songwriter and guitarist from Upstate New York. She has been putting her time in on the road and in the studio over the past two years with  pacific northwest band Mega Bog, and the Kevin Morby Band, making an impression on everyone she comes across with her natural charisma and uncharted talent as a multi-instrumentalist. But let Wildly Idle (Humble Before The Void) be her open invitation to the world to step inside and take a much deeper look into who Duffy actually is. Tracked in an Upstate New York living room, then finished in her current home in Los Angeles – it is appropriate that this album was recorded by Meg herself – for Meg, who has an acute ear for detail, has touched every corner, has seen every vision ’til its end. Because of this, Wildly Idle feels incredibly intimate, like a secret between her and the listener. It hits soft, like warm water, and before you know it it is all around you – a bath, and Meg’s whisper has made its way inside you. Like many bedroom-debuts before it (The Microphones, Jessica Pratt, Little Wings, Grouper)  let this be the first of many to come, for Meg has music in her touch – and this is only the beginning. But let us not look to the future now, but instead stand alongside her, our trust in her will, both humble before the void, with her first chorus as the mission statement; ‘hold you like a flower, hold you like an hour glass’.”- Kevin Morby

TOUR DATES:

02/02/18 Fri  Los Angeles CA   Lodge Room #
02/15/18 Thu    Seattle WA    Neumos $
02/16/18 Fri    Vancouver BC    Biltmore $
02/17/18 Sat    Portland OR    Crystal Ballroom – Sabertooth Festival $
02/19/18 Mon    Reno NV            Holland Project $
02/21/18 Wed    San Jose CA    Ritz $
02/22/18 Thu    San Francisco CA            Grey Area Theater $
02/23/18 Fri    Fresno CA     Strummer’s $
02/24/18 Sat    Pomona CA     The Glasshouse $
04/02/18 Mon   Portland OR                      Mississippi Studios*
04/03/18 Tue     Portland OR                     Mississippi Studios*
04/05/18 Thu     San Francisco CA            The Fillmore*
04/06/18 Fri       Los Angeles CA               Troubadour*
04/07/18 Sat      Los Angeles CA               Troubadour*
04/09/18 Mon   San Diego CA                   Casbah*
04/10/18 Tue     Tucson AZ                       191 Toole*
04/12/18 Thu     Austin TX                         Barracuda (inside)*
04/13/18 Fri       Austin TX                         Barracuda (inside)*
04/14/18 Sat      Houston TX                     White Oak Music Hall (upstairs)*
04/16/18 Mon   Birmingham AL                 Saturn*
04/17/18 Tue     Nashville TN                    The Basement East*
04/18/18 Wed   Atlanta GA                        The EARL*
04/20/18 Fri       Baltimore MD                  The Ottobar*
04/21/18 Sat      New York NY                   Bowery Ballroom*
04/22/18 Sun     New York NY                   Bowery Ballroom*
04/24/18 Tue     Columbus OH                  Ace of Cups*
04/25/18 Wed   Detroit MI                          El Club*
04/26/18 Thu     Holland MI                       Park Theatre – Hope College*
04/27/18 Fri       Indianapolis IN                The HI-FI*
04/28/18 Sat      Chicago IL                       Thalia Hall*
04/30/18 Mon   Madison WI                       High Noon Saloon*
05/01/18 Tue     Milwaukee WI                  The Back Room at Colectivo*
05/02/18 Wed   Minneapolis MN                Cedar Cultural Center
05/04/18 Fri       Iowa City IA                      The Mill*
05/05/18 Sat      Kansas City MO                Record Bar*

$ = w/ Japanese Breakfast & Jay Som
# = w/ Allah-Las
* = w/ Kevin Morby

 

Hand Habits
Wildly Idle (Humble Before The Void) 
(Woodsist)
Street Date: Feb. 10, 2017
Formats: CD / LP / Digital
Purchase: Physical / Digital

Track List:
Flower Glass
Actress
Greater LA (scene)
In Between
All The While
Demand It
Cowboy (scene)
Sun Beholds Me
Book On How To Change
Time Hole (scene)
Nite Life
Bad Boy
New Bones

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