SHPONGLE Announces 2012 Fall Tour, Addition of “Shpongle” to Dictionary Now Only a Matter of Time

Amongst my circle of friends, you wouldn’t know if you overheard certain conversations that “SHPONGLE” hadn’t already received certification from the all-powerful, elitist wordsmiths at Merriam-Webster given its recent permanence in our daily lexicon. Ever since The Shpongletron Experience descended on the Manchester, TN farm last summer at Bonnaroo 2011, the word Shpongle and it’s endless meanings have permeated through everyday life. Moreover, life itself has certainly taken on new meaning since that fateful night in that That Tent (but that’s an entirely ‘nother story altogether). However, the resonance and healthy repetition of Shpongle as a noun/verb/adjective/adverb/way of life is only natural – after all, can you think of a word that is more fun to say than Shpongle? Moreover, if you’ve seen Shpongle, didn’t you feel that life’s course was slightly different afterwards. Yeah, that’s what I thought…

Continue below for Shpongle Fall Tour Dates and petition your local Webster rep to get Shpongle in the holy leather bound book of words where it belongs. Now go join this oddball mystical Shpongle Masquerade when it comes to town this fall.


9/21 – Canopy Club – Urbana, IL

9/22 – The Rave – Milwaukee, WI

9/23 – Skyway Theatre – Minneapolis, MN

9/26 – Wilma Theatre – Missoula, MT

9/29 – Knitting Factory – Spokane, WA

9/30 – Venue Nightclub – Vancouver, BC

10/03 – Crystal Ballroom – Portland, OR

10/04 – Arcata Community Center – Arcata, CA

10/05 – Warfield Theatre – San Francisco, CA

10/06 – Hollywood Palladium – Los Angeles, CA

10/09 – Orpheum Theatre – Flagstaff, AZ

10/11 – The Marquee – Tempe, AZ

10/12 – House of Blues – Las Vegas, NV

10/13 – In The Venue – Salt Lake City, UT

10/14 – Belly Up – Aspen, CO

10/18 – House of Blues – Dallas, TX

10/19 – Emo’s East – Austin, TX

10/30 – Georgia Theatre – Athens, GA

10/31 – Terminal West – Atlanta, GA

Shpongle presents The Shpongletron Experience at Bonnaroo 2011