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Sparks to tour this fall with only a piano

Los Angeles brotherly duo Sparks has been making music for decades, crafting everything from baroque pop to rock operas about Ingmar Bergman. Ron and Russell Mael are setting out on a North American tour this October, and they’re leaving all the electronics behind. The duo will perform with only a piano and a voice, prompting the tour’s title: “The Revenge of Two Hands One Mouth.”

In 2008, the brothers performed all of their (at the time) 21 albums in 21 nights in London, and they also played at Coachella earlier this year. Tour dates are below the video. 

The Revenge of Two Hands One Mouth tour 2013:
Oct. 23—Atlanta, Georgia—The Variety Playhouse
Oct. 25—Asheville, North Carolina—Mountain Oasis Festival
Oct. 27—Washington, DC—9:30 Club
Oct. 28—New York, New York—Webster Hall
Oct. 30—Boston, Massachusetts—Brighton Music Hall
Nov. 1—Montreal, Quebec—Le National
Nov. 2—Toronto, Ontario—Lee's Palace
Nov. 4—Pontiac, Michigan—Crofoot Ballroom
Nov. 6-7—Chicago, Illinois—Lincoln Hall
Nov. 8-Nov. 10—Austin, Texas—Fun Fun Fun Fest
Nov. 11—Los Angeles, California—Fonda Theatre

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