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Monday, April 28th, 2008

DeVotchKa on NPR's "All Songs Considered" and Conan O'Brien next month

DEVOTCHKA LIVE PERFORMANCE ON NPR'S "ALL SONGS CONSIDERED" MAY 16 BAND TO APPEAR ON CONAN O'BRIEN MAY 19

U.S. Headlining Tour in Support of A Mad and Faithful Telling Kicks Off Today

National Public Radio's acclaimed music program "All Songs Considered" will be at the DeVotchKa show on May 16th at the venerable 9:30 Club in Washington DC and will broadcast live from the concert.

DeVotchKa is also scheduled to perform on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" on May 19th. The appearance marks the Denver quartet's U.S. late night television debut.

DeVotchKa, previously best-known for creating the score and soundtrack for 2006's hit film Little Miss Sunshine, are currently riding high on the overwhelming praise for their latest, A Mad and Faithful Telling.

-"Cheerful, eclectic lunacy with a heart as big as the world" -Spin -"It leaves you wondering whether to weep or dance" -Esquire -"Aching, spacious and histrionic tunes" -Billboard -"An essential and ethnically diverse album of universal allure" -Harp

After completing a trek across Europe that included an appearance on the BBC's "Later with Jools Holland," DeVotchKa are set to take their beautifully enacted, emotionally stirring show on the road. The Mad and Faithful Tour kicked off on Saturday with a set at the famed Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival, and continues tonight in San Francisco.

DeVotchKa on tour: Apr 28 - San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore Apr 29 - Eugene, OR - John Henrys Apr 30 - Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom May 1 - Bellingham, WA - Wild Buffalo House of Music May 2 - Vancouver, BC - Richards on Richards May 3 - Seattle, WA - Showbox Sodo May 4 - Boise, ID - Big Easy May 7 - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue May 8 - Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall May 9 - Chicago, IL - Vic Theatre May 10 - Indianapolis, IN - The Vogue May 11 - Nashville, TN - Mercy Lounge May 13 - Atlanta, GA - The Variety Playhouse May 14 - Asheville, NC - Orange Peel May 15 - Richmond, VA - Toad's Place May 16 - Washington DC - 9:30 club May 17 - Philadelphia, PA - Fillmore/TLA May 18 - Boston, MA - Paradise May 20 - New York, NY - Terminal 5 May 21 - Pittsburgh, PA - Diesel Club Lounge May 22 - Cincinnati, OH - Southgate House May 23 - St. Louis, MO - The Pageant May 24 - Omaha, NE - SlowDown

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