Oberhofer 2012 US tour dates include appearances at SXSW and Coachella.

Years back, when he was just another unsigned dude canvassing his demo out to music bloggers, I wrote an impassioned, somewhat messy introduction to Oberhofer (brace yourself for some severe hyper-intellectualizing from heady, 22 year-old me). His songs were raw, but clearly originated from a deeply complex emotional climate, and were rooted in some pretty unarguably solid songwriting to boot. (Well, you could argue, but I won’t be hearing it.)

Now, 2012 appears to be the breakout year for Bradley Oberhofer and his band: they’ve just announced a fully booked SXSW schedule, which includes shows at the Hype Machine’s Hype Hotel, Filter’s Culture Collide and the FADER FORT. Outside of that, their 2012 tour dates feature appearances at three other music festivals (including Coachella), plus an upcoming appearance on Letterman to perform “Away Frm U.” Remember what I said about solid songrwriting?–that one was on his demo many years back, and survived to become the lead single off his debut album, Time Capsules II.

Don’t miss these guys when they come to your city: post SXSW, you’ll be seeing Oberhofer‘s name everywhere.

SXSW Schedule

3/12 – The Mohawk – 912 Red River Road -– Austin, TX – 11:30
3/12 – Sessions at the Fader Fort – 2nd & Brazos – Austin, TX – 5:00
3/13 – The Conflict Of Interest Party @ The Hype Machine’s Hype Hotel presented by Taco Bell’s Feed The Beat – 504 Trinity Street – Austin, TX – 8:00
3/14 – KCRW SXSW Showcase @ Haven – 409 B Colorado – Austin, TX – 9:00
3/14 – Fader Fort – 1101 East 5th Street – Austin, TX – 5:50
3/15 – Waterloo records – 600 North Lamar Blvd, Suite A – Austin, TX – 3:00
3.17 – Filter Magazine’s Showdown – 208 West 4th Street – Austin, TX – 4:00

North American Tour With Pond

3/10 – 35 Denton Festival – Denton, TX
3/11 – Fitzgerald’s – Houston, TX * ^
3/18 – Valley of the Vapors Independent Music Festival – Low Key Arts – 118 Arbor – Hot Springs, AR *
3/20 – Johnny Brenda’s – Philadelphia, PA *
3/21 – Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY *
3/22 – Brighton Music Hall – Allston, MA *
3/23 – Casa Del Popolo – Montreal, QC *
3/24 – Cafe Dekcuf – Ottawa, ON *
3/25 – The Drake Hotel – Toronto, ON *
3/27 – Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL *
3/28 – Taylor University Student Union – Upland, IN *
3/29 – Mission Creek Festival – Iowa City, IA
3/30 – Cactus Club – Milwaukee, WI *
3/31 – Maintenance Shop – Ames, IA *
4/02 – 7th Street Entry – Minneapolis, MN *
4/04 – A Club – Spokane, WA *
4/05 – Sunset Tavern – Seattle, WA *
4/06 – The Biltmore Cabaret – Vancouver, BC *
4/07 – Jinx Arts Space – Bellingham, WA *
4/08 – Squeak & Squeak Music Festival – The Space – 729 Court C – Tacoma, WA
*
4/09 – Mississippi Studios – Portland, OR *
4/11 – Rickshaw Stop – San Francisco, CA *
4/15 – Coachella – Indio, CA
4/22 – Coachella – Indio, CA
4/25 – Hi Dive – Denver, CO +
4/26 – Replay Lounge – Lawrence, KS +
4/27 – The Luminary Center for the Arts – St. Louis, MO +
4/28 – MOTR Pub – Cincinnati, OH +
4/29 – The Basement – Columbus, OH +
4/30 – Beachland Tavern – Cleveland, OH +
5/01 – Andy Warhol Museum – Pittsburgh, PA +

* with Pond
# with DIVE
^ with A Place To Bury Strangers
+ with Young Man

Oberhofer – “Away Frm U”