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Von Iva’s “Girls on Film” EP Set For Release Oct. 28

Band to make major film debut alongside Zooey Deschanel & Jim Carrey in Warner Bros’ Yes Man on December 19

National US Tour Begins October 15

LOS ANGELES, October 15, 2008 – San Francisco’s Von Iva special mix of musical madness and their distinctive blend of electro-pop-rock executed by synths, drums, and gritty soulful vocals is beautifully showcased on their new EP, Girls on Film (Oct. 28, self-released). The 6 song set features some tracks from their 2007 CD Our Own Island (i.e., “LALA,” “Birds of Prey,” and “Guise”) and some new songs (i.e., “Living For It,” “Emerald Eyes,” and “Electricity.”)

As infectious as the ladies recordings are, it’s the trio’s live shows that move the masses. “An ass-shaking mix of soul, disco and dirty, raw rock & roll, this San Francisco band rattles the rafters with an aural love potion.” raved LA Weekly. While SF Weekly says: “Believe the hype Von Iva is the new purveyor of soul, and it's got the groove-drunk fans to prove it.”
But it’s the uber cool Bust Magazine that really captures all one can say about Von Iva... “If you've ever wished for Franz Ferdinand, P.J. Harvey, Gary Numan, and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs to be bottled up into a love potion, here it is. They're soul-shaking dance-punk queens-and they're going to rock your world.”

Not only will Von Iva rock your world on stages across America this Fall, they are set to rock it on the Hollywood big screen when they make their movie debut playing the band that Zooey Deschanel fronts in her new film with Jim Carrey, Yes Man, out December 19, 2008. Von Iva also wrote the song “Yes Man” specifically for the film and it will run over the end credits.


Von Iva embarks on a national US tour this week. See dates listed below.

DATE VENUE LOCATION
OCT    
15 Muddy Waters Santa Barbara, CA
17 Plush Lounge Tucson, AZ
18 Jillian's Las Vegas, NV
20 The Viper Room Los Angeles, CA
21 The Pink Elephant* San Diego, CA
22 Alex's Bar* Long Beach, CA
23 Cal State Fullerton Fullerton, CA
23 Bottom of the Hill* San Francisco, CA
24 The Blank Club* San Jose, CA
25 The Tonic Lounge* Reno, NV
26 Burt's Tiki Lounge* Salt Lake City, UT
28 Benders Tavern Denver, CO
29 Box Awesome Lincoln, NE
30 Club Underground Minneapolis, MN
31 Club Garibaldi's Milwaukee, WI
NOV    
1 Bottom Lounge* Chicago, IL
2 Pike Room at Crofoot Pontiac, MI
4 Bernie's Distillery Columbus, OH
6 The Midway Cafe' Jamaica Plain, MA
7 Supreme Trading Williamsburg, NY
8 The Knitting Factory New York, NY
9 The Brighton Bar Long Branch, NJ
11 The Manhattan Room Philadelphia, PA
12 Jammin Java Vienna, VA
13 The Milestone Charlotte, NC
14 Ground Zero Spartanburg, SC
15 The Drunken Unicorn Atlanta, GA
16 Jack Rabbits Jacksonville, FL
17 1982 Bar Gainesville, FL
18 Circle Bar New Orleans, LA
19 Chance's Houston, TX
20 Sue Ellen's Dallas, TX
21 The Beauty Bar Austin, TX
22 Jack's Patio San Antonio, TX
24 The Pink Elephant San Diego, CA
DEC    
5 Cafe' du Nord San Francisco, CA
6 The Cellar Door Visalia, CA
11 The Casbah San Diego, CA
12 The Echo Los Angeles, CA
     
     
     
     

*w/ Girl in a Coma