Dan Mangan Returns With New Album, Shares New Track “Mouthpiece”

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Two-time Juno Award-winner Dan Mangan is back with a new, slightly protracted moniker, “Dan Mangan + Blacksmith.” The group has released a new song called “Mouthpiece”, from their first album, Club Meds, out January 13 on Arts & Crafts.

The issues Mangan + Blacksmith tackle on “Mouthpiece” give extra weight to the already urgent music: over bustling guitars and determined drums, Mangan questions how quickly society jumps to conclusions without fully considering abundant, readily available facts – a safety mechanism, especially for those who are afraid of being disfranchised.

Dan Mangan + Blacksmith’s upcoming coast-to-coast tour with labelmate Hayden and Calgary’s Astral Swans includes back-to-back shows at the Vogue Theatre here in Vancouver on March 13 and 14. See their full tour dates below:

2/18 – Halifax, NS – Rebecca Cohen Theatre^

2/19 – Fredericton, NB – The Fredericton Playhouse^

2/20 – Quebec City, QC – Imperial#

2/21 – Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre^

2/24 – Kingston, ON – Grand Theatre^

2/26 – London, ON – London Music Hall^

2/27 – Ottawa, ON – Theatre at NAC^

2/28 –  Toronto, ON – Massey Hall#

3/1 – Guelph, ON – River Run Centre^

3/5 – Winnipeg, MB – The Garrick^

3/6 – Saskatoon, SK – O’Brians Event Centre^

3/7 – Regina, SK – Darke Hall^

3/9 – Banff, AB – Eric Harvie Theatre^

3/10 – Calgary, AB – Jack Singer Concert Hall^

3/11 – Edmonton, AB – Francis Winspear Centre for Music^

3/13 – Vancouver, BC – Vogue Theatre^

3/14 – Vancouver, BC – Vogue Theatre^

* – w/ Bear’s Den

^ – w/ Hayden and Astral Swans

# – w/ Hayden

Leslie Ken Chu

Leslie Ken Chu

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