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Thrill Jockey announces 20th-anniversary shows, reissues, comedy record

Thrill Jockey, the Chicago label that’s home to bands like Tortoise and The Fiery Furnaces, has announced a series of 20th-anniversary shows. So far, four different concerts have been announced for this fall, with more to come. All will feature different artists, including new label signees Matmos and Dan Friel, along with special guest hosts.

The label will also celebrate commemorate the big two-oh with a comedy record featuring Fred Armisen, a poster and a film series, and some LP re-issues. Dates and lineups for the anniversary gigs are below.

Sept 13—Ram’s Head Live—Baltimore, Maryland
Future Islands
Dan Friel
Special Guest Host: Ed Schrader

Sept. 14—Death By Audio—Brooklyn, New York
White Hills
Guardian Alien
Man Forever 
Dan Friel    

Sept. 15—Webster Hall—New York, New York
Future Islands
D. Charles Speer
Special Guests: The Black Twig Pickers

Nov. 9—Mississippi Studios—Portland, Oregon
Trans Am 
Eternal Tapestry 
Barn Owl
Golden Retriever
Mike Scheidt 
Jason Urick 

Annie Angel from Thrill Jockey Records on Vimeo.

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