Deer Tick fly airplane over Newport Folk Festival to drum up new album attention

Dayna Evans

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With the cover of their latest album, Negativity, to be the above image of an airplane flying with a trail of negative vibes behind it, it only seemed fair that at last weekend's Newport Folk Festival, Deer Tick took the opportunity to recreate history. The day of the festival, the band hosted an image on their Facebook with the simple hashtag #lookup, and later in the day, lo and behold, Amelia Earhart flew above the anticipating crowd with the album announcement.


Photo by James Joiner

We shared the first single from the upcoming album, the menacing “The Rock,” and now we've got a second single in the track “The Dream's In The Ditch,” which premiered at Rolling Stone and you can stream below. Deer Tick will be taking their own kinds of airplane (likely a tour bus, you know) on an upcoming fall tour, for which you can find the dates below. Preorder Negativity through Partisan Records and get it flown to your doorstop by September 24. Plane jokes—we got 'em.

September
14 – Pawtucket, RI – Dudesmash II @ The Met
15 – Springfield, MA – The John Boyle O'Reilly Club
17 – York, PA – Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center
18 – Baltimore, MD – Ottobar
20 – Morgantown, WV – 123 Pleasant Street
21 – Bristol, TN – Bristol Rhythm and Roots Festival
26 – Los Angeles, CA – UCLA – Bruin Plaza
October
10 – Toronto, ON – Lee's Palace
11 – Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
12 – Dekalb, IL – Otto's Nightclub
13 – Madison, WI – Majestic Theatre
15 – Minneapolis, MN – Fine Line Music Cafe
16 – Winnepeg, MB – West End Cultural Centre
18 – Edmonton, AB – The Starlite Room
19 – Calgary, AB – The Republik
21 – Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theatre
22 – Seattle, WA – Neumos
23 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
25 – San Francisco, CA – Slim's
26 – Los Angeles, CA – The Troubadour
27 – Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up Tavern
29 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
30 – Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
November
01 – Omaha, NE – Slowdown
02 – Lawrence, KS – The Bottleneck
03 – St Louis, MO – Firebird
04 – Louisville, KY – Headliners Music Hall
06 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
07 – New York, NY – Webster Hall

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