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Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

DEVOTCHKA ANNOUNCE SPRING MAD AND FAITHFUL NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

FULL SLATE AT SXSW EUROPEAN SHOWS SELLING OUT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DeVotchKa have announced their largest American tour to date. Beginning at Coachella on April 26, the tour includes stops at San Francisco's Fillmore, The Vic in Chicago, and New York's Terminal 5. The group will be joined by a string quartet for the tour and the Cirque de Soleil style aerial acrobats-The Slavic Sisters -on certain dates. Basia Bulat will support the tour.

A Mad and Faithful Tour is in support of DeVotchka's A Mad and Faithful Telling set for release by Anti- on March 18. In a four-star review Spin calls the record "Cheerful, eclectic lunacy with a heart as big as the world."

A fan pre-sale begins on Wednesday, February 27 at http://devotchka.myshopify.com Full public on-sale begins March 7.

DeVotchKa will make a number of appearances at Austin's SXSW in March. The group will be joined by the Tosca Strings and kick off KEXP's live broadcast from the event in addition to performances for Anti-, Billions, Filter Magazine, Minneapolis' KCMP, and Austin's KUT radio stations.

The group will return to Denver for an in-store at Denver's Twist and Shout on March 18 before heading to Europe for a three and a half week tour in April. More than a month and a half in advance Brussel's AB performance is sold out.

Tour Dates: Thursday, March 13 - Austin, TX - SXSW Friday, March 14 - Austin, TX - SXSW Saturday, March 15 - Austin, TX - SXSW Tuesday, March 18 - Denver, CO - Twist and Shout instore Saturday, April 26 - Indio, CA - Coachella Monday April 28 - San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore Tuesday April 29 - Eugene, OR - McDonald Theatre Wednesday April 30 - Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom Friday, May 2 - Vancouver, BC - Richard on Richards Saturday May 3 - Seattle, WA - Showbox Sodo Sunday, May 4 - Boise, ID - The Big Easy Wednesday May 7 - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue Thursday, May 8 - Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall Friday, May 9 - Chicago, IL - Vic Theatre Saturday, May 10 - Indianapolis, IN - The Vogue Sunday, May 11 - Nashville, TN - Mercy Lounge Tuesday, May 13 - Atlanta, GA - Variety Playhouse Wednesday, May 14 - Ashville, NC - Orange Peel Thursday, May 15 - Richmond, VA - Toads Place Friday, May 16 - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club Saturday, May 17 - Philadelphia, PA - The Fillmore at TLA Sunday, May 18 - Boston, MA - Paradise Tuesday, May 20 - New York, NY - Terminal 5 Wednesday, May 21 - Pittsburgh, PA - Diesel Club Lounge Thursday, May 22 - Newport, KY - Southgate House Friday, May 23 - St. Louis, MO - The Pageant Saturday, May 24 - Omaha, NE - Slowdown

DeVotchKa Mad and Faithful in Europe Friday, April 4 - Manchester, UK - Academy 2 Saturday, April 5 - Dublin, IRE - Crawdaddy Sunday, April 6 - Glasgow, SCO - King Tuts Wah Wah Hut Monday, April 7 - Newcastle Upon, UK - Academy 2 Newcastle Tuesday, April 8 - Birmingham, UK - Academy 2 Birmingham Wednesday, April 9 - London, UK - Scala Friday, April 11 - Rotterdam, Hol - Rotown Saturday, April 12 - Amsterdam, Hol - Melkweg Sunday, April 13 - Paris, FR - Café de la Danse Monday, April 14 - Zurich, SWI - Abart Music Club Tuesday, April 15 - Istanbul, TUR - Garaj Istanbul Wednesday, April 16 - Copenhagen, DEN - Vega Thursday, April 17 - Berlin, GER - Tacheles Friday, April 18 - Cologne, GER - Underground

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