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Father John Misty Unveils Tour Dates, Pandora Mixtape

Set features “rejected Pandora promos”

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Father John Misty shares tour dates and a Pandora mixtape, which features "rejected Pandora promos"

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Father John Misty is hitting the road beginning on March 30th in Santa Ana, CA, at the Observatory. Josh Tillman’s newly added North American dates round out a 36-date tour, which ends in Europe. This leg of the tour culminates on May 31st in Oslo, Norway. In conjunction with his concert dates, the singer has released a Pandora mixtape, with the streaming music site also offering a tour presale beginning January 11th at noon local time.

The exclusive mixtape compiles songs curated by Father John Misty in anticipation of his tour and includes eight acoustic tracks, which he recorded live in London. The set also features some funny “rejected Pandora promos,” several of which he shared earlier on his SoundCloud page.

The Pandora promos feature Tillman speaking in an exaggerated radio announcer voice and showcase his well-known humor. “Promo #9,” for example, boasts “Whether you’re snorting rails of Tide off priceless Matisse cutouts or stuck at home because of your dismal Uber rating, my customized mixtape is guaranteed to be 100 percent Ed Sheeran. That’s Ed Sheeran all the time on Father John Misty Radio.” 

The clever, goof marketing promos are not the first time he’s shared snarky recordings. In September, he composed Velvet Underground-style covers of Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space” and “Welcome to New York” in response to Ryan Adams’ own 1989 covers album. Tillman later took the Swift covers down

Tillman is touring in support of 2015’s I Love You, Honeybear.

Father John Misty Tour Dates

March 30 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
April 1 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theatre
April 5 – Vancouver, BC @ Orpheum Theatre
April 6 – Seattle, WA @ The Paramount
April 8 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot
April 9 – Denver, CO @ Ellie Caulkins Opera House
April 12 – Kansas City, MO @ Uptown Theatre
April 14 – Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theatre
April 16 – Minneapolis, MN @ Northrop Auditorium
April 17 – Urbana, IL @ Foelinger Auditorium
April 20 – Toronto, ON – Massey Hall
April 21 – Montreal, QC @ Metropolis
April 22 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues
April 23 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
April 25 – Washington, DC @ Lincoln Theatre
April 27 – Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore
April 29 – Atlanta, GA @ The Tabernacle
April 30 – Orlando, FL @ The Beacham
May 11 – Leeds, UK @ O2 Academy
May 12 – Glasgow, UK @ O2 Academy
May 13 – Manchester, UK @ Albert Hall
May 14 – Gateshead, UK @ The Stage Gateshead
May 15 – Nottingham, UK @ Rock City
May 17 – Bristol, UK @ Colston Hall
May 18 – London, UK @ The Roundhouse
May 19 – London, UK @ The Roundhouse
May 20 – London, UK @ The Roundhouse
May 21 – Southampton, UK @ O2 Guildhall
May 23 – Paris, FR @ Alhambra
May 24 – Utrecht, NL @ Tivoli Vrendenburg
May 25 – Berlin, DE @ Postbanhof
May 27 – Aarhus, DK @ Train
May 28 – Copenhagen, DK @ Falconer Theatre
May 29 – Copenhagen, DK @ Falconer Theatre
May 30 – Gothenburg, SE @ Pustervik
May 31 – Oslo, NO @ Sentrum Scene

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