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17th April 2014

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SONG PREMIERE: “LINDA RONSTADT” ON IMPOSEMAGAZINE.COM

Check out a new song called “Linda Ronstadt” from  ’Christmas Island on IMPOSE!. Still available for preorder at OnChristmasIsland.com 

http://www.imposemagazine.com/bytes/andrew-jackson-jihad-linda-ronstadt

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15th April 2014

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Noisey Presents: Andrew Jackson Jihad, Cheap Girls, Hard Girls & Dogbreth Tour

Very excited to announce we’ll be hitting the road with Cheap Girls, Hard Girls & Dogbreth this summer. Tickets on sale Friday!

http://noisey.vice.com/blog/noisey-presents-andrew-jackson-jihad-tour-with-cheap-girls-hard-girls-dogbreth

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Andrew Jackson Jihad w/ Cheap Girls & Dogbreth:

Mon June 2 – Austin, TX – Red 7

Tues June 3 – Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s

Weds June 4 – New Orleans, LA – Siberia

Thurs June 5 – Jacksonville, FL – Jack Rabbits

Fri June 6 – Ybor City, FL – Crowbar Ybor City

Sat June 7 – Orlando, FL – BackBooth Bar & Venue

Sun June 8 – Gainesville, FL – High Dive

Mon June 9 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade Hall

Weds June 11 – Richmond, VA – Strange Matter

Thurs June 12 – Washington, DC – Rock N Roll Hotel

Fri June 13 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer

Sat June 14 – New York, NY – Le Poisson Rouge

Mon June 16 – Cambridge, MA – The Sinclair

Tues June 17 – Buffalo, NY – Waiting Room

Weds June 18 – Cleveland Heights, OH – Grog Shop

Thurs June 19 – Detroit, MI – Magic Stick

Sun June 22 – St. Louis, MO – Firebird

Mon June 23 – Oklahoma City, OK – Conservatory

Fri July 4 – Toronto, Ontario – Lee’s Palace (TURF)

Sat July 5 – Toronto, Ontario – Toronto Urban Roots Fest (TURF)

Andrew Jackson Jihad w/ Hard Girls & Dogbreth:

Sat July 13 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater

Tues July 15 – Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room

Weds July 16 – Chicago, IL – The Bottom Lounge

Thurs July 17 – Rockford, IL – Kryptonite

Fri July 18 – Minneapolis, MN – 7th

Sat July 19 – Winnipeg, MB – Pyramid Cabaret

Sun July 20 – Saskatoon, SK – Louis’ University of Saskatoon

Mon July 21 – Edmonton, AB – Brixx Bar & Grill

Tues July 22 – Calgary, AB – The Palomino

Thurs July 24 – Vancouver, BC – Biltmore Cabaret

Fri July 25 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon

Sat July 26 – Portland, OR – Alhambra

Mon July 28 – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s

Tues July 29 – Santa Cruz, CA – Rio Theater

Thurs July 31 – San Diego, CA – The Irenic

Fri August 1 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom

18th March 2014

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Christmas Island is coming May 6 on SideOneDummy!

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Hey Gang!

Big News! We are proud to announce that we have signed with SideOneDummy Records, and that they will be releasing our new album, Christmas Island, on May 6th, 2014. You can preorder it here: http://www.onchristmasisland.com.

As some of you may know, we made the record with John Congleton in June of last year. We believe that it is our best work so far. The Christmas Island players are Sean, Ben, Preston, Deacon and Mark as well as Dylan Cook on mandolin with guest vocals by Jamie Stewart (of Xiu Xiu).

We commissioned the wonderful Suzanne Falk to make the album cover, a photorealistic painting of a diorama she and Sean made together. The title of the painting is: “Everything we were ever looking for was there all along”.

This album represents a special kind of growth for us. A growth fertilized by the joy of collaboration and a revitalized appreciation of art and process. We are very excited to share it with you, thank you for your patience :-)

Check out a new song on Noisey here – http://bit.ly/1egOBDW

Love
AJJ.

3rd March 2014

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Turf Festival in Toronto this summer!

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Excited to announce we’re playing TURF Festival in Toronto this summer! torontourbanrootsfest.com

27th February 2014

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Vanpaign 2014!

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Hey Gang! Just wanted to say thank you again for helping us buy a new tour van. We can’t wait to meet her! We love you guys so much and we’re extremely grateful for your overwhelming support.

For those of you who contributed, we will be in touch shortly. Thanks in advance for your patience. We are already getting everything lined up to fulfill these perks but there is a ton of work yet to be done!

For the rest of you, we will be seeing you soon. Lot’s of fun and touring coming up! Also, although we have made our goal, this will be the last chance for you to grab any of the items we have for perks. Most of this stuff is exclusive so get them while they’re tepid!

Love and Respect,

AJJ

 

18th February 2014

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AJJ Euro Tour w/ Frank Turner

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Sean and Preston are flying to Brussels today to play a month of shows with Frank Turner and Ducking Punches! So exciting! Also added a handful of headline shows!

28th January 2014

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¡¡¡AJJ’s Exciting Crowdfunding Venture!!!

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Hi Gang!

We have a very exciting year planned. New record is coming soon, tours will be announced shortly, and we are trying to buy a new, amazing van. If you would like to help us purchase a Dodge Sprinter, we have set up an IndieGoGo campaign with some backer rewards suggested by listeners like you.

We intend for this to be a unique exchange. We don’t expect you to give us money for nothing, and we will still tour if this doesn’t work, but this van will make our tours incredibly comfortable.

Have you ever wanted to get into our shows for life? Do you feel like having Sean play your birthday party? Need a new keychain?  Inquire within.

http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/ajj-attempts-to-buy-a-sprinter/x/6202197

15th December 2013

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2nd December 2013

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The Webstore is Restocked for the Holidays (nsfw)(jk)

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Tis the season to “monetize our brand”! AJJ Sweatpants and pillowcases are back in the web store. We also added crew neck sweaters and baby onesies!  www.ajjstore.bigcartel.com

2nd October 2013

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CINCYPUNKFEST, The Fest, November Tour with The Gunshy and other such updates

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Hi Gang!

We hope you have been enjoying a nice transition into Autumn.

This month we are playing two great festivals!

The first is this friday in Cincinnati at CINCYPUNKFEST, we will be playing with lots of wonderful bands. You can get tickets for that HERE

The second fest is confidently named The Fest 12, and we will be playing the Ybor City Pre-Fest as well. Tickets for both can be found HERE

It is also our pleasure to announce that this November we are playing some shows in Nevada, California and Arizona. AJJ will be a two-piece for these shows, a format that our road dog Spider Glick calls “Andrew Jackson Jihad Classic™. It’s going to be very fun. There’s a Facebook event for it, if you’re into that sort of thing.

The Gunshy will be joining us on all the November shows. Speaking of The Gunshy, Matt just made a great new album and Sean played a bunch of stuff on it. Listen to it HERE.

Speaking of albums, our new album is mixed and mastered! We are now getting the artwork together and finding it a good home. Get ready though, it’s gonna break your brain, melt your face, AND knock your socks off.

Once this album is released we will tour a whole bunch. It’s gonna be bonkers.

Thanks for reading!