Karl Denson, Varsity Theater, Baton Rouge, LA, 10/19/07- photo by Jeffrey Dupuis

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe will celebrate Thanksgiving Weekend with shows at San Francisco’s The Independent on Friday, November 27 and Saturday, November 28. These shows are the last KDTU dates of 2009. The band has spent the past few months on the road touring behind Brother’s Keeper. Denson’s Greyboy Allstars bandmate Robert Walter will open both shows with his 20th Congress. Other current members of the Congress include: Cochemea Gastelum (Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, Amy Winehouse), Chuck Prada (Black Eyed Peas), Chris Stillwell (The Greyboy Allstars) and Aaron Redfield (The Greyboy Allstars). Numerous collaborations are expected.

In other news, The Greyboy Allstars have confirmed a short run of dates December, including a New Year’s Eve show at Denver’s Ogden. Greyboy Allstars’ upcoming dates include:

December 15 Portland, ME Asylum
December 16 Boston, MA Paradise
December 17 New Haven, CT Toad’s Place
December 18 Washinton, D.C. 9:30 Club
December 19 New York, NY Fillmore at Irving Plaza
December 20 Philadelphia, PA World Cafe Live
December 23 Solana Beach, CA Belly Up Taven
December 31 Denver, CO Ogden Theater