West Coast Tour Wrapup.


What a tour. This was our best to date & that’s thanks to all your support. We had an amazing time exploring all the Western cities. One of my favourite bits about tour is the unexpected stops. The Laramie’s & the Wenatchee’s & the Modesto’s. There is such a hospitality & desire to see bands coming through & it translates into some pretty magical & memorable shows on our side of things. Thank you for being gracious hosts & helping us fall in love with your cities.

Also, did you know the West is loud & proud about Harry & the Hendersons? I wasn’t disappointed. We kept running into filming locations from state-to-state. From taxidermied mountain lions to esspresso shacks in the mountains – you guys want the world to know “HARRY AND THE HENDERSONS WAS FILMED HERE YALL”. I get it. It’s a pretty big deal.

We made some great friends & are excited to see you soon. As always, if you want to help facilitate a Parlours show in your area, email parlours@gmail.com & we can look at when it’s possible.

So. Much. Love.,
Dana & Parlours

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November Western USA Tour 2013

Join us as we travel out west from Colorado to Seattle to LA! Below are dates listed & we’ll be adding individual facebook events for each concert. Be sure to share & we are looking forward to seeing you all on the road.

Nov 2nd – Boulder, CO @ Club 156 (University of Colorado in Boulder) w/ Field Division, All Chiefs No Indians – https://www.facebook.com/events/1402233550009488

Nov 3rd – Denver, CO @ Lion’s Lair w/ Red Fox Run, Roo & the Howl – https://www.facebook.com/events/1419414688277561/

Nov 4th – Laramie, WY @ House Show w/ Sleeping Cranes – https://www.facebook.com/events/1393857690845485/

Nov 6th – Boise State University – 11 AM Campus Free Show! w/ Sama Dams

Nov 6th – Boise, ID @ The Crux w/ Solomon’s Hollow, The Blaqks https://www.facebook.com/events/564233963626010/

Nov 7th – Seattle, WA @ High Dive w/ Lanford Black, Eternal Fair 21+ – https://www.facebook.com/events/167288750139241

Nov 8th – Wenatchee, WA @ Pybus Public Market w/ Typhoon, Mike Edel, Eternal Fair https://www.facebook.com/events/451012325009072/

Nov 9th – Seattle, WA @ Cafe Q w/ Mike Edel, & Yet ALL AGES – https://www.facebook.com/events/529375327145815/

Nov 10th – Portland, OR @ The Secert Society w/ Catherine Feeny, Sam Cooper, Left & the Twin, Betty & the Boy – https://www.facebook.com/events/220837334758028/

Nov 12th – Modesto, CA @ Deva Cafe w/ Baylie Arin & Travis Vick – https://www.facebook.com/events/200009170181601/

Nov 14th – Los Angeles, CA @ Molly Malone’s w/ Jessy Schram, Lowly Spects – https://www.facebook.com/events/198361277013051/

Nov 15th – Costa Mesa, CA @ Hybrid Studios w/ Lowly Spects

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Busy year & Noisetrade

Thanks everyone who joined us at Schuba’s in Chicago & Wooly’s in DSM a few weeks out! It was great to see so many folks singing along and dancing. We appreciate you so very much.

Good news! A couple weeks back we were a featured band on Noisetrade. We really love this website & it’s a way for you to get a handful of our songs completely for free (and legally). Head on over & tell your friends if you haven’t yet. We put together an exclusive online EP, compromised of some favorites from previous works, called Dreamers that is only available via Noisetrade.


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East Tour / CMJ Festival / Metro Chicago

So many fun things a’happening! First of all, we want to thank all of you who have helped by requesting us lately at your local or college station! Last week we were charting #89 on CMJ Top 200 charts & that is because of you fine folks. So, again, thank you to anyone who has requested us, supported us, spun us on your segment, etc. You are the bees knees.

We had a great time in the south last week & are excited that in just a short week we’ll be heading out again. This time, we are lucky enough to head Northeast in the heart of the fall! What? Yes. It’s true. I get to spend leaf-crunching days in upstate New York. Life is good.

We’ll be playing CMJ Festival in NYC as well as a heap o’ shows on the way there and back. BUT BUT BUT. Before that: We are playing the Metro in Chicago. Ridiculous. We are lucky folks. That will be this Friday, October 5th, at 9pm. The show is actually free with an advanced RSVP on Metro Chicago’s website. Or it’s $8 the day of. So why not free?

Below are our dates and I’ll be posting info this afternoon with times & prices to the shows section:
Oct 11 – Tonic Room / Chicago, IL
Oct 12 – Mahall’s 20 Lanes / Lakewood (Cleveland), OH w/ Rebekah Jean
Oct 13 – Mount Aloysius College / Cresson, PA
Oct 14 – Kungfu Neckties / Philadelphia, PA w/ Ivan & Alyosha
Oct 15 – The Vintage Theatre / Scranton, PA
Oct 16 – Ithaca College / Ithaca, NY
Oct 17 – House Show / Buffalo, NY
Oct 18 – The Living Room for CMJ Festival / NYC, NY
Oct 19 – Columia Station / DC w/ Vio/Mire
Oct 20 – Ghostlight Coffee / Dayton, OH
Oct 21 – House Show / Indianapolis, IN

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Parlours Stay With You music video

Have you seen the new music video? Dave Poyzer did an amazing job! Check it out. Share it with friends. Leave a comment. We had a great time making it.

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Album now available on iTunes/Amazon/etc.

You guys are the bees knees.

So many amazing folks came out to our west coast tour! We played some amazing venues & met a lot of really beautiful, supportive people. Nothing beats coming home to a full crowd though. Thanks so much to those who joined us for our release party last Friday evening at Wooly’s! You guys made our night very memorable.

Heads up: the full length is now available on iTunes, Amazon, and most other online retailers!
We’d love if you picked up a copy. Physical copies are available at live shows. Take a listen and let us know what your favourite tracks are!


Some folks have already had some very kind words about the album.

“One of the nicest surprises of the year.” – Dave Curtis, Direct Current / Sony Music

“…has this wonderfully ethereal quality that makes every song seem like it comes from another plane of existence.” – Des Moines Is Not Boring

As well as a write up in the Des Moines Register.

Excited for more announcements soon!

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West Coast Tour 2012

Hey folks! We will be playing a series of shows out West here in the next couple weeks. I would highly suggest buying tickets in advance for a couple of these shows, particularly LA at the Viper Room and Seattle at the Crocodile! Don’t want anyone to miss out. :) Keep checking back for our Texas and east coast dates soon after.

Check out the facebook event for more details:

8/16 – DENVER, CO @ THE HI DIVE w/ Red Fox Run: http://www.facebook.com/events/262661280506049/
8/17 – PROVO, UT @ VELOUR LIVE MUSIC GALLERY w/ Timmy the Teeth
8/18 – NAMPA, ID @ FLYING M GARAGE w/ Uinitah
8/19 – SEATTLE, WA @ THE CROCODILE w/ Elk & Boar, Whitney Ballen & The Intimates http://thecrocodile.com/events/5084516/whitney-ballen-and-the-intimates
8/21 – SACRAMENTO, CA @ BOWS AND ARROWS w/ Ivan & Alyosha http://www.facebook.com/events/470046539690721/
8/23 – LOS ANGELES, CA @ THE VIPER ROOM w/ Kingsley http://viperroom.com/?page_id=6817
8/24 – SCOTTSDALE, AZ @ THE ROGUE BAR http://www.facebook.com/events/339123152837448/

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Free Friday show & Ankeny Unplugged

This weekend we are playing two shows! We rarely double up, but we were excited about both the shows so we figured why not?

Friday eve we are playing Wooly’s Free Friday concert series. The show will be at 10pm, right after Nitefall on the River, and Dustin Smith will be opening! www.woolysdm.com for details

Saturday we are particularly excited for. We will be playing at Ankeny Unplugged. Hanwell, Milk & Eggs, and Death Ships will be opening for us! Market opens at 4pm and the music starts at 5pm! We will be playing last from 8pm-9pm. It’s an all ages event and held at the Ankeny Bandshell. More info here: www.ankenyunplugged.com

We’ll have new tshirts and tote bags as well!

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Opening for Lovedrug 5/23

This Wednesday we will be opening for Lovedrug at the Gas Lamp! Last minute show, but it’ll be a good one. Lovedrug just released a new album, check out their music video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jw16PRYivtg

More info at gaslampdsm.com.

Don’t forget we will also be playing 6/1 @ Wooly’s (free) after the Nitefall on the River wraps up & June 2nd @ Ankeny Unplugged!

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Opening for the Envy Corps at Wooly’s 3/24

This Saturday eve we are opening for The Envy Corps at Sam Summer’s new venue, Wooly’s. You guys should definitely come out to support this venue and show as Sam has continually brought amazing tunes to Des Moines through First Fleet Concerts.

The show will have doors at 8pm / show at 9pm. $8 in advance or $10 at the doors.
Head over to ticketfly for advanced tickets.

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