By Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner

Following the release earlier this month of Cake’s “b-sides and rarities'” CD on their own Upbeat Records label, the quintet is launching the fourth installment of their popular Unlimited Sunshine traveling music festival with U.S. dates in November and December. Kicking off at The Grove in Anaheim, CA on Nov. 28, and winding down on Dec. 14 at the Armory in Rochester, NY, Brazilian Girls join them on East Coast dates; Detroit Cobras on West Coast dates. Oakley Hall, King City and Agent Ribbons appear on all dates.

Cake founded the Unlimited Sunshine tour series in 2002, returning in 2003 and 2006. The festival includes an eclectic mix of bands from different musical genres. Over the years, the lineup has included The Flaming Lips, Modest Mouse, Tegan and Sara, De La Soul, Cheap Trick, Gogol Bordello, Eugene Mirman, Charlie Louvin and the Hackensaw Boys.

Cake’s Unlimited Sunshine tour dates:

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Nov 29 San Diego, CA 4th & B
Nov 30 Los Angeles, CA Orpheum Theater
Dec 1 Las Vegas, NV Venue TBA
Dec 2 Anaheim, CA The Grove
Dec 3 Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom – KNRK Christmas Show
Dec 5 Portland, ME Merril Auditorium
Dec 6 Providence, RI Lupos
Dec 7 Boston, MA Orpheum Theater
Dec 8 Sewell, NJ Commerce Bank Arts Centre
Dec 9 Richmond, VA Toad’s
Dec 10 Washington DC Constitution Hall
Dec 12-13 New York, NY Terminal 5
Dec 14 Rochester, NY Armory advertisement