far beyond frail – new EP and mini-tour

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far beyond frail prepares for west coast tour in support of new EP, Butterfly Sketches

Los Angeles, CA – June 4, 2007 – Kansas City-based band, far beyond frail , draws listeners near with an irresistible blend of alternative-folk music, poetic lyrics, and stunning female vocals. Formed in 2002 on Martha’s Vineyard, the band’s vocalist Sharlynn Verner and songwriter/guitarist David Cecil are a dynamic duo sharing musical likeness with Aimee Mann, Tori Amos, and Sarah McLachlan.

After two successful independent releases—their debut, The Vineyard EP and A girl, almost… in 2005—far beyond frail is gearing up for their first west coast tour in support of their third EP, Butterfly Sketches. The new EP is an intense look at love, at its most heartbreaking and uplifting. Recorded in Cincinnati, Ohio and produced by Grammy-nominated producer Ric Hordinski (Over the Rhine, David Wilcox), this collection of songs represents the band’s most impressive work to date.

On June 5, Butterfly Sketches will be available for purchase on the far beyond frail web site, www.farbeyondfrail.com. To coincide with the start of the tour, the EP will be available [Amazon] beginning June 15.

[Review of A Girl Almost…]
[Official Site]
[On MySpace]

The tour kicks-off in Overland Park, KS at Daily Dose Bar & Coffeehouse, has three stops in Los Angeles, CA, and wraps in Portland, OR at The Bitter End. Tour dates are as follows:

June 15, 2007 – Overland Park, KS at Daily Dose Bar & Coffeehouse
June 18, 2007 – Los Angeles, CA at Ghengis Cohen
June 19, 2007 – Los Angeles, CA at Tangier Restaurant & Lounge
June 20, 2007 – Ventura, CA at Zoey’s Café
June 22, 2007 РLos Angeles, CA at Caf̩-Club Fais Do-Do
June 23, 2007 – San Luis Obispa, CA at Linnaea’s Cafe
June 25, 2007 – Berkeley, CA at Epic Arts
Updated: June 26, 2007 – Arcata, CA at Big Pete’s( was Sacred Grounds** venue change)
June 27, 2007 – Portland, OR at The Bitter End

**Thanks to Commenter, Jen’s eagle eye we found out this venue was closing before this date, now it’s been changed.

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