Record Store Day? Fuck That! Jay Reatard Does Month-Long Record Store Tour! (And a Boring European Tour…)

The Tard's been busy as of late. Between talkin' shit (albeit possibly well-deserved shit) on his Twitter, prepping his forthcoming release Watch Me Fall on Matador, and ripping through a few 30-minute sets more intense than a rocket launch, Jay and his band felt it was time to give back to the kids. All ages of kids, by way of a series of in-store dates at various independent music retailers. Though, to be clear: these are in-stores done in addition to the club or venue gig the following night.

Indeed, this is his tour, and we at TMT think that this is a phenomenal idea.

If you find yourself on the West Coast this month, you have plans:
08.18.09 - Los Angeles, CA - Amoeba Music Hollywood
08.19.09 - Long Beach, CA - Fingerprints
08.20.09 - San Diego, CA - M-Theory
08.21.09 - Santa Cruz, CA - Streetlight Records
08.22.09 - San Francisco, CA - Amoeba Music
08.23.09 - Berkeley, CA - Amoeba Music
08.25.09 - Portland, OR - Jackpot Records
08.26.09 - Seattle, WA - Easy Street Records
08.27.09 - Seattle, WA - Sonic Boom Records
08.28.09 - Vancouver, BC - Zulu Records

And if you live in Europe, well... congratulations:
10.28.09 - Paris FR - Maroquinerie
10.29.09 - Koln DE - Luxor
10.30.09 - Munich DE - 59 to 1
10.31.09 - Berlin DE - Lido (club night)
11.01.09 - Copenhagen DK - Loppen
11.02.09 - Oslo NO - John Dee
11.03.09 - Malmo SE - Babel
11.04.09 - Hamburg DE - Logo
11.05.09 - Prague CZ - Matrix
11.06.09 - Vienna AT - B72
11.07.09 - Bologna IT - Covo
11.08.09 - Clermont-Ferrand FR - La Cooperative De Mai
11.09.09 - Brussels BE - Botanique Rotunde
11.10.09 - Birmingham UK - Bar Academy
11.11.09 - Glasgow UK - King Tuts
11.12.09 - Manchester UK - Roadhouse
11.13.09 - London UK - Underworld
11.14.09 - Bristol UK - Croft
11.15.09 - Liverpool UK - Masque
11.16.09 - Dublin IE - Whelans

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