Dan Deacon to perform in museums leading up to Record Store Day single - Reverb

Dan Deacon to perform in museums leading up to Record Store Day single

Dan Deacon will perform a series of shows in art museums. Photo courtesy of the artist’s Facebook page.

Dan Deacon is seeking to boost his street cred with dinosaur-lovers and history-junkies alike, booking April tour dates in museums of all places, including: the Natural History Museum of L.A., the Massachusetts MoCA and the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The tour is a joint venture with Animal Collective, following up on the release of Deacon’s newest album “Animal” and a recent mixtape. For Record Store Day on April 20, Deacon has also announced he will put together an exclusive 7-inch single for the day. The vinyl will feature two versions of “Konono Ripoff No. 1,″ performed by two sets of drummers: Kevin O’Meara and Jeremy Hyman on Side A; Denny Bowen and Dave Jacober on Side B. Consequence of Sound reports it will be hand-numbered and limited to 500 copies.

Sadly, Deacon’s March 22 performance in Denver at the Ogden won’t involve any ancient mummies or historical artifacts.

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Kelsey Fowler is currently studying nothing music-related at Ithaca College. Help keep her in the loop on Twitter.

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  • America Collective?

    Y’all got me madd excited about Dan Deacon’s new album, “Animal.”