Bear Hands on tour w/Passion Pit & Set to Release “The Rumpus Session”

ear Hands set to release
“The Rumpus Session”
live takes on Cantora Records
Currently on tour with Passion Pit; later this month joining
As Tall As Lions on tour; Headline dates in LA and
Seattle. All dates announced below.

Always planning the next trip, Bear Hands have no time for taking breaks. In February they embarked on a month long tour with We Were Promised Jetpacks, keeping busy on the road, recording live sessions for the likes of Daytrotter and KEXP. Concluding at SXSW with half a dozen shows including Cantora Records Showcase, Harley Davidson, while charming the likes of Justin and Limewire, This is Fake and Gibson Guitars blogsite who selected their live show “as 1 out of 5 Acts” not to miss at SXSW along with Sharon Jones, The XX, Andrew WK and Spoon.

They returned back home to Brooklyn for a sold out headlining slot at Glasslands and left the following day kicking off their tour with Passion Pit. In mid-April they will be joining As Tall As Lions and make a few headline stops in LA and Seattle. Plus, they’ll be playing some parties during Coachella in Palm Springs.

All of this, and a brand new live DVD on its way in preparation of their widely anticipated full length debut featuring 3 brand new songs, plus their current single “What A Drag”.

The live DVD is a 4 song set Performed Live at Cantora Records + The Rumpus Room in Brooklyn in January 2010. Directed and edited by Bear Hands own Ted Feldman, with camera work Ray Concepcion, Ben Altarescu and Andrei Schwartz. Ray Concepcion’s work can be seen quite regularly on Pitchfork’s Tunnel Vision and Forkast. The DVD will be released later this Spring.

Both the live video DVD in addition to the Live Audio MP3s will all be available for sale @ and via iTunes.

Sexy, funky, blisterous indeed! If this is the kind of live magic that is conjured in one live session you won’t believe your ears when you get to hear the full length coming soon.

Track listing:

What A Drag
Blood and Treasure
Camel Convention

Bear Hands are truly the story of hard work and dedication, they earned it the good old-fashioned way by working their backsides off for it.

Bear Hands On Tour:

April 7, 2010

Denver, CO

Ogden Theater *
April 8, 2010

Salt Lake City, UT

In The Venue *
April 10, 2010

Eugene, OR

McDonald Theater *
April 11, 2010

Vancouver, BC

Commodore Ballroom *
April 12, 2010

Portland, OR

Roseland Theatre *
April 13, 2010

Seattle, WA

Sunset Theatre +++
April 15, 2010

San Francisco, CA

Warfield Theater *
April 16-17-18, 2010

Indio, CA

Coachella Festival Parties
April 20, 2010

Los Angeles, CA

The Echo +++
April 23, 2010

Boise, Idaho

Neurolux #
April 24, 2010

Salt Lake City

Club Sound #
April 26, 2010

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Launchpad #
April 27, 2010

Dallas, Texas

House of Blues #
April 28, 2010

San Antonio, TX

The Gatsby #
April 30, 2010

Orlando, FL

The Social #
May 1, 2010

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Culture Room #
May 2, 2010

St Petersburg, FL

Sate Theatre #
May 3, 2010

Atlanta, Georgia

Vinyl #
May 5, 2010

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

World Cafe Live #
May 6, 2010

New York, NY

Irving Plaza #
May 7, 2010

Baltimore, Maryland

Sonar #
May 9, 2010

Cambridge, MA

The Middle East #

* Passion Pit
+++ Solo headline date
# As Tall As Lions

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