Southhampton, UK trio Band of Skulls are taking some time out of recording their second album to play select U.S. tour dates. The band is slated to play four shows in California before heading to Manchester, TN for their Thursday night slot at Bonnaroo. They will be performing new songs along with older song from their debut album, Baby, Darling, Dollface, Honey.
The band’s debut was universally embraced by critics in the U.S., including SPIN (Best of Coachella) and Rolling Stone (Best of SXSW). The band’s sophomore album will be preceded by a single and EP released in late 2011.
Tour dates for Band of Skulls are as follows:
6/4 – Santa Barbara, CA – Velvet Jones
6/5 – San Diego, CA – Independence Jam w/ Cold War Kids, Lykke Li, Peter, Bjorn & John
6/6 – Los Angeles, CA – Bootleg Theater (SOLD OUT)
6/7 – Los Angeles, CA – Bootleg Theater (SOLD OUT)
6/9 – Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo in THAT TENT 8:30pm – 9:30pm
Band of Skulls are Russell Marsden (guitar & vocals), Emma Richardson (bass & vocals) & Matt Hayward (drums)
Photo credit: Raymond Flotat