CMJ Recommended Artist: Dan Mangan

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Vancouver troubadour and 2010 Polaris Prize Short List nominee Dan Mangan will be returning to NYC this week to play a series of CMJ gigs. If you’re out and about this week you can catch Dan and his awesome touring band at the following places and times:

Dan Mangan CMJ 2010 Dates
10/21 – The Mercury Lounge w/ Extra Lens and John Vanderslice | 7pm
10/22 – Fontana’s (Pirate Promotion Showcase) | 2pm
10/22 – Daytrotter Loft Party | 11:15pm
10/23 – Piano’s (Bowery Presents Party) | 2pm

In other good news, according to Dan’s latest email blast: 1) he’ll be hitting Australia in late 2010/early 2011, and 2) he’s about to start work on a new album.

The band and I have been flushing out new material and will head back to the studio in December to start working on the next album.. I’m aglow with anticipation

In case you forgot (or didn’t know), Dan’s latest album Nice, Nice, Very Nice was released in the US on Arts and Crafts in August of this year. You can stream the album and check out more Dan Mangan tour dates after the jump.

Dan Mangan 2010 Tour Dates
10/21 Mercury Lounge w/ Extra Lens & John Vanderslice, New York, NY
10/25 Sala Rossa w/ Harbourcoats, Montreal, QC
10/27 Aeolian Hall w/ Harbourcoats, London, ON
10/28 Trinity St Paul’s Church w/Harbourcoats, Toronto, ON
10/29 Sydenham Street United Church w/Harbourcoats, Kingston, ON
11/05 Columbia Community Theatre w/ The Black Whales, Jared Mees & The Grown Children, Seattle, WA
11/11 The Vogue Theatre w/ The Burning Hell & The Crackling, Vancouver, BC
11/13 The Vogue Theatre w/ The Burning Hell & The Crackling, Vancouver, BC
11/15 Communitea Café w/The Burning Hell, Canmore, AB
11/16 Myer Horowitz Theatre w/ The Burning Hell, Edmonton, AB
11/17 Knox United Church w/The Burning Hell, Calgary, AB
11/19 The Park Theatre w/ The Burning Hell, Winnipeg, MB
11/20 The Broadway Theatre w/ The Burning Hell, Saskatoon, SK