Canadian post-punk band Preoccupations is hitting the road with Detroit rock band Protomartyr for a slew of Fall tour dates all across North America. Kicking the tour off Friday, November 23rd at Lee’s Palace in Toronto, the two bands will continue throughout the east coast, winding through the Midwest and all the way down the west coast before concluding in Los Angeles on Wednesday, December 29th at the Regent. For their complete itinerary, scroll down below. Cities that will welcome both Preoccupations and Protomartyr include Boston, Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Chicago, Kansas City, Denver, Portland, Vancouver, Seattle, and San Francisco. The 12 date tour will feature full sets from both bands so fans be prepared to rock out all night.
Fans of both bands can get their tickets when they become available to purchase this Friday.
Preoccupations, formerly known as Viet Cong released their third studio album, New Material earlier this year. The band features members Matt Flegel (vocals, bass), Scott Munro (guitar, synth), Daniel Christiansen (guitar) and Mike Wallace (drums). The record, New Material, features 8 tracks and according to mxdwn, draws “influence from the best post-punk bands before them, the group has created an album that effectively uses the techniques of their past and applied them to the present.”
Protomartyr has spent these last few years releasing new material keeping their fans busy streaming new material. The band, which features members Joe Casey on vocals, Greg Ahee on guitar, Alex Leonard on drums, Scott Davidson on bass guitar, unleashed this summer an Ep called Consolation and Relatives in Descent, which was released last year, both records were released via Domino Recording Co.
Rattle, a rock group from Germany will support Preoccupations and Protomartyr on their upcoming tour including performing at the Brooklyn show. This will mark the band’s first time in North America. Rattle will release their new album, Sequence November via Upset the Rhythm.
Protomartyr Tour Dates:
11/23 – Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace * ^
11/24 – Ottawa, ON @ 27 Club * ^
11/26 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall * ^
11/28 – Brooklyn, NY @ Warsaw * ^
11/29 – Washington, DC @ Union Stage * ^
11/30 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Foundry * ^
12/01 – Columbus, OH @ The Basement * ^
12/03 – Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk Place * ^
12/04 – Ann Arbor, MI @ Blind Pig * ^
12/06 – Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall * ^
12/07 – Omaha, NE @ Waiting Room * ^
12/08 – Kansas City, MO @ Record Bar * ^
12/10 – Denver, CO @ Bluebird *
12/12 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall *
12/13 – Boise, ID @ Olympic *
12/14 – Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios *
12/15 – Vancouver, BC @ Venue *
12/16 – Seattle, WA @ Crocodile *
12/18 – San Francisco, CA @ Independent *
12/19 – Los Angeles, CA @ Regent *
* = w/ Preoccupations
^ = w/ Rattle