A four-some known as The Octopus Project, which hails from Austin, Texas, has recently secured a friendship with the Moogfest 2010 headliner, Devo. With this new connection The Octopus Project has put together a west coast tour that includes seven shows with Devo. The Tour which has already begun will finish up with a show in The Octopus Project’s home town featuring the famous Devo.
The tour which kicked off on February 18th will see The Octopus Project accompanied by Man… or Astro-Man? for most of the tour. The tour which will be in support of their fourth full length album Hexadecagon will take aim at the East Coast sometime in April, dates are still forthcoming.
Here are the dates of the current tour…
2/18 – Tuscon, Arizona – Plush w/ Stareater, Treasure Mammal
2/19 – San Diego, CA – The Casbah w/ Man… or Astro-man?
2/20 – Los Angeles, CA – The Echo w/ Man… or Astro-man?
2/21 – San Francisco, CA – The Independent w/ Man… or Astro-man?
2/23 – Portland, OR – The Doug Fir Lounge w/ Man… or Astro-man?
2/24 – Seattle, Washington – The Crocodile w/ Man… or Astro-man?
2/25 – Vancouver, BC, Canada – Biltmore Cabaret w/ Man… or Astro-man?
2/26 – Bellingham, WA – The Wild Buffalo w/ Man… or Astro-man?
2/28 – Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court w/ Birthquake
2/28 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Urban Lounge w/ Birthquake
3/01 – Denver, CO – The Hi-Dive w/ Le Divorce, Force Publique
3/02– Albuquerque, NM – The Launchpad w/ The Gatherers
The band will finish their tour and take a victory lap with Devo at these following destinations…
3/15 – Seattle, WA – Moore Theater
3/16 – Portland, OR – The Crystal Ballroom
3/18 – San Francisco, CA- Warfield Theatre
3/19 – Los Angeles, CA – club Nokia
3/20 – San Diego, CA – Belly Up
3/25 – Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
3/27 – Austin, TX – ACL Live