Deacon will now be performing alongside Denny Bowen (Double Dagger's former drummer), Dave Jacober (of Dope Body), Chester Gwazda (who produced "Bromst"), and Jordan Casey.
Deacon's promoting several re-releases: "Meetle Mice," "Silly Hat vs. Eagle Hat," and "Spiderman of the Rings." According to Friends, the show is likely to include a preview of Deacon's next album, which he is writing. Tickets, at $10, are already on sale.
M83 is returning to the area. After a quick American tour that included stops at the Black Cat in DC (in October) and that mainly sold out, the French act is returning to the bigger 9:30 Club on May 12.
The band is promoting new album, "Hurry Up, We're Dreaming," which has sent some music critics into euphoric conniptions; it 'forked a 9.1! Tickets, at $25, have sold out already.
Zola Jesus, the stage name of a former opera singer, Nika Roza Danilova, turned electro-pop star, is also returning to the area.
Zola Jesus played the Ottobar in October, after playing a bunch of gigs at CMJ. She'll perform at U Street Music Hall in DC February 16. Ticket information was not included in the tour announcement.