Kinch Clinches SxSW Birth, Tour With Dear and the Headlights

We've got a couple big pieces of news involving Kinch, who recorded what we said was the best album in Arizona last year. First comes news that they've been selected for SxSW, joining several other Phoenix bands at indie rock's biggest showcase. They've also got new tracks from their The Economic Chastisement EP posted here.

Oh, and if all that weren't enough, we've learned from Psyko Steve that they'll be picked up for the the Dear And The Headlights tour Miniature Tigers dropped of to open for Ben Folds.

Full tour dates (including their CD release party at Modified Arts) on the jump.

EP Release Show
Feb 13 - Modified Arts, Phoenix Arizona

Openinf for Dear and the Headlights
Feb 24 - Knitting Factory, Hollywood California
Feb 25 - Chain Reaction, Anaheim California
Feb 26 - Modesto Virtual, Modesto California

Noise Pop Festival! with Dear and the Headlights
Feb 27 - Bottom of the Hill, San Francisco California

Opening for Dear and the Headlights
Feb 28 - The Boardwalk Orangevale California
Mar 1 - Satyricon, Portland Oregon
Mar 2 - El Corazon, Seattle Washington
Mar 4 - The Venue, Boise Idaho

w/ We Shot the Moon
Mar 6 - The Electric Theater, St. George Utah

Mar 7 - Hotel Brunswick, Kingman Arizona

SXSW I Heart AZ Party! with Dear And The Headlights, Miniature Tigers, The Stiletto Formal and more Mar 19 The Jackalpoe, Austin Texas

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