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Hotel Cafe Tour w/ Laura Jansen, Holly Conlan, Jaymay, Erin McCarley, Meiko & Rachael Yamagata @ Hotel Cafe, 10/10/08

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Earlier this month, the Hotel Cafe Tour (MySpace) -- mentioned previously here, here, and here -- whose all-female singer-songwriter lineup was comprised of locals Laura Jansen (MySpace), Holly Conlan (MySpace), and Meiko (MySpace), as well as Jaymay (MySpace), Erin McCarley (MySpace), and Rachael Yamagata (MySpace), stopped by the Hotel Cafe in Hollywood.

Meiko, the tour's anchor, blogged about the previous night at Soho (MySpace) in Santa Barbara (Yamagata joined the tour at the Hotel Cafe):

So - Tonight was the first date of The Hotel Cafe (Girly) Tour... It was awesome. I was a little worried that we weren't gonna mesh - or that we might all sound alike... But that was just me being a worry wort, wert, woorrt. Shit! How do u spell that?

Anyway- It went really smooth... It was me, Jaymay, Holly Conlan, Laura Jansen, and Erin McCarley... We all got along so well - it was a big love fest... Everyone was sooooo awesome and very unique. YAY!

The tour is currently in the "Dirty South," stopping tonight at the Variety Playhouse in Atlanta, but returns home on November 18th at the
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Henry Fonda Theatre, featuring a roster that currently includes the aforementioned Jaymay, Meiko, and Yamagata, as well as Emily Wells (MySpace), Lenka (MySpace), Kate Havnevik (MySpace), and Thao Nguyen (MySpace).

Special thanks to Laura Jansen, Holly Conlan, Jaymay, Erin McCarley, Meiko, Rachael Yamagata, the Hotel Cafe, and the Hotel Cafe Tour.