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at 7th St Entry
Saturday 05/02/15, 7pm ($12)
It'll be a regular Popfest over at the 7th Street Entry on Saturday, May 2nd, with headliner Speedy Ortiz and special guests, Krill, Two Inch Astronaut, and Bitter Canon.
Speedy Ortiz just recently released their new album Foil Deer on Tuesday, April 21st, via Carpark Records.
Find out why Pitchfork is calling Massachusetts' Speedy Ortiz "one of the sharper indie rock bands in recent memory."
4/28/15 Pittsburgh, PA @ Cattivo *!
4/29/15 Cleveland Heights, OH @ Grog Shop *!
4/30/15 Chicago, IL @ The Empty Bottle *!
5/1/15 Madison, WI @ The Frequency *!
5/2/15 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St. Entry *!
5/3/15 Iowa City, IA @ Gabe's Oasis *!
5/4/15 Champaign, IL @ Highdive *!
5/6/15 Washington, DC @ Black Cat *!
5/7/15 Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter *
5/8/15 Carrboro, NC @ Cat's Cradle Back Room *
5/9/15 Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Knees Festival
5/11/15 Tampa, FL @ The Crowbar *
5/13/15 New Orleans, LA @ Gasa Gasa *
5/14/15 Houston, TX @ Walter's Downtown $
5/15/15 Austin, TX @ Red 7 $
5/16/15 Dallas, TX @ Club Dada $
5/21/15 Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo $
5/22/15 Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room $
5/23/15 Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst Atrium $
5/25/15 Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios $%
5/26/15 Vancouver, BC @ The Cobalt $
5/27/15 Seattle, WA @ Barboza $
5/29/15 Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court $^
5/30/15 Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge $^
5/31/15 Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room $^
6/1/15 Columbia, MO @ Rose Music Hall $^
6/2/15 St. Louis, MO @ Firebird $^
6/4/15 Detroit, MI @ UFO Factory $^
6/5/15 Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern $^
6/6/15 Montreal, QC @ Bar Le "Ritz" P.D.B. $^
7/17/15 Louisville, KY @ Forecastle Festival
* w/ KRILL
! w/ Two Inch Astronaut
$ w/ Alex G
% w/ Broken Water
^ w/ Palehound
at 7th St Entry
Sunday 05/03/15, 8pm ($10)
Kelley Deal (The Breeders) & Mike Montgomery (Ampline) are R. Ring. We wrote about them in 2012 and I honestly had not heard from the duo for a long time. In fact, it was almost by accident, while I was putting together the show previews for the first week of May, that I ran across this odd date for Sunday, May 3rd.
R. Ring recently released a split 7" with Protomartyr. The release is available digitally, but vinyl fans will have to wait until mid-June.
Also note, there is no opener/support act, so it should be a fairly early Sunday evening.
5/01 - Chicago, IL - Empty Bottle
5/02 - Madison, WI - Frequency
5/03 - Minneapolis, MN - 7th Street Entry
5/04 - Fargo, ND - The Aquarium
5/05 - Billings, MT - Pub Station
5/06 - Spokane, WA - The Bartlett
5/07 - Seattle, WA - Sunset Tavern
5/10 - Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios
5/11 - San Francisco, CA - Elbo Room
5/12 - Los Angeles, CA - Satellite
5/14 - Albuquerque, NM - Launchpad
5/15 - Denver, CO - Hi Dive
5/16 - Omaha, NE - O'leavers
5/17 - Lawrence, KS - Replay Lounge
5/18 - Columbia, MO - Cafe Berlin
5/19 - Louisville, KY - The New Vintage
at Turf Club
Monday 05/04/15, 8pm ($7)
Alabama's Daikaiju looks like a lot of fun. The Japanese kabuki/super-hero thing reminds me of Peelander-Z, so they are in very good company, as far as looks goes. Cristina and I have said this about Peelander-Z and other bands with low-entrance cover fees, even if it's not your cup of music tea, you'll probably have a lot of fun.
Local band Rykygnyzyr and Narco States set to open the show St Paul show at the Turf Club.
Daikaiju's tour dates:
04.27 - Secret Show - Bellingham, WA
04.28 - The Hop - Spokane, WA
04.29 - The Filling Station - Bozeman, MT
04.30 - Railyard Ale House - Billings, MT
05.01 - Side B - Bismarck, ND
05.02 - Ojata Records - Grand Forks, ND
05.03 - TBA
05.04 - Turf Club - Saint Paul, MN
05.05 - Gabe's Iowa City - Iowa City, IA
05.06 - TBA
05.07 - Tonic Tavern - Milwaukee, WI
05.08 - High Noon Saloon - Madison, WI
05.09 - Broken World Records - Winona, MT
05.10 - Kryptonite - Rockford, IL
05.11 - 05.19 - TBA
05.20 - Canal Street Tavern - Dayton, OH
05.21 - TBA
05.22 - Horrible Fest - Now That's Class
05.23 - Horrible Fest - Now That's Class
05.24 - Royal Oaks - Youngstown, OH