Black Francis, the moniker used by Charles Thompson during his time in the Pixies, has announced spring tour dates.
He has used several aliases since then, including Frank Black and the Catholics, but in 2007 he returned to the original Black Francis pseudonym.
Fans can see him perform live on the following dates, either with Dennis Crommett or Reid Paisley opening, depending on location.
March 27: Santa Barbara, CA – Soho
April 26: Burlington, VT – Higher Ground Lounge
April 27: Boston, MA – The Sinclair
May 02: Harrisonburg, VA – Clementine Cafe
May 03: Chattanooga, TN – Rhythm & Brews
May 04: Jackson, MS – Martin’s
May 05: New Orleans, LA – The Mint
May 07: Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
May 08: Jacksonville, FL – Underbelly’s
May 10: Greenville, SC – The Handlebar
May 11: Charlotte, NC – Visualite Theater
May 12: Virginia Beach, VA – The Jewish Mother
May 13: Washington, DC – The Birchmere
May 14: Asbury Park, NJ – Wonder Bar