Miniature Tigers stay on the road, Coast to Coast tour with Kevin Devine, Tell It To The Volcano Out NOW!

ALTERNATIVE PRESS: FOUR AND 1/2 STARS
“Staking their claim on the quirkier side of indie pop…..the sounds suggests a loopier Ben Kweller sitting in with the Flaming Lips”

Death and Taxes
“The wonderful Miniature Tigers can’t stay off the road.”

They just wrapped up their winter tours with Ben Folds, Bishop Allen and Dear & The Headlights, Miniature Tigers head out on a 6 week, Coast to Coast tour with Kevin Devine

Their debut album “Tell it to the Volcano”
out now on Modern Art Records.
The new album comes on the heels of their two EP’s and stellar nods from press at CMJ ’08.

TOUR DATES:

5.9 – Spanish Moon- Baton Rouge, Louisiana
5.10- Warehouse Live- Houston, Texas
5.12- Stubbs- Austin, Texas
5.13- The Loft- Dallas, Texas
5.15- Phix- Phoenix, Arizona
5.16 – Voodoo Stage @ House of Blues- San Diego, California
5.17 – Troubadour – West Hollywood, California
5.18 – Bottom Of the Hill- San Francisco, California
5.20 – Hawthorne Theatre- Portland, Oregon
5.21 – Chop Suey- Seattle, Washington
5.23- Kilby Court- Salt Lake City, Utah
5.24- Marquis Theatre – Denver, Colorado
5.26- Jackpot Saloon- Lawrence, Kansas
5.27 – Picador- Iowa City, Iowa
5.28 -Triple Rock- Minneapolis, Minnesota
5.29- Schuba’s- Chicago, Illinois
5.30 – Mac’s Bar- Lansing, Michigan
5.31- Grog Shop – Cleveland, Ohio
6.2 – Mohawk Place- Buffalo, New York
6.3 – El Mocambo- Toronto, Ontario
6.4 – Altar- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
6.5 – Webster Underground- Hartford, Connecticut
6.6 – TT The Bear’s- Cambridge, Massachusetts
6.7 – Music Hall of Williamsburg- Brooklyn, New York

Spin:
The Nine Hottest New Bands Playing CMJ 2008
Recommended if you like….Fountains of Wayne (pre-”Stacy’s Mom”, the Shins and Weezer
Why it Rocks: Clever, intelligent pop songs come in bunches from this budding outfit, particularly the unshakable “Cannibal Queen””

KCRW:
Top 10 best bands of CMJ

Illinois Entertainer:
“Miniature Tigers the band, whose Tell It To The Volcano (Modern Art) packs plenty of power in its tightly wound power pop packets.”

Relix:
“The unabridged Tell it to the Volcano is quintessential listening for aimless drives on coastal highways.”

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