Bobby Gillespie and Jim Reid

Bobby Gillespie and Jim Reid

Following their appearances at the Austin Psych Festival in May both Primal Scream and The Jesus & Mary Chain have announced North American tour dates.

Slicing Up Eyeballs states that Primal Scream will be playing the following dates:

May 9 – Levitation Festival, Austin, TX
May 11 – NOLA Civic, New Orleans, LA
May 12 – Terminal West, Atlanta, GA
May 14 – Mr. Smalls, Pittsburgh, PA
May 15 – DanForth, Toronto, ON
May 17 – Royale, Boston, MA
May 19 – The TLA, Philadelphia, PA
May 20 – Irving Plaza, New York, NY
May 21 – Warsaw, Brooklyn, NY

Bobby Gillespie’s old bandmates The Jesus & Mary Chain will also be taking their ‘Psychocandy’ tour on the following dates :
May 1 – Canadian Music Week, Toronto, Ontario
May 3 – St. Andrew’s Hall, Detroit, MI
May 5 – Riviera, Chicago, IL
May 7 – Bomb Factory, Dallas, TX
May 9 – Levitation Festival, Austin, Texas
May 11 – Ogden Theatre, Denver, CO
May 13 – Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia
May 14 – Showbox, Seattle, WA
May 16 – The Warfield, San Francisco, CA

The US dates will follow their already announced UK dates next month:
Feb. 16 – Guild of Students, Liverpool, UK
Feb. 17 – O2 Academy, Leeds, UK
Feb. 18 – O2 Academy, Newcastle, UK
Feb. 21 – U.E.A., Norwich, UK
Feb. 22 – Rock City, Nottingham, UK
Feb. 23 – Brighton Dome, Brighton, UK
Feb. 25 – The Institute, Birmingham, UK
Feb. 26 – O2 Academy, Bristol, UK
Feb. 27 – The Great Hall, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK

Watch The Jesus & Mary Chain live on The Tube in 1985 below.

Ride

Ride

Mark Gardener and Andy Bell of Ride are to make an appearance at a week of events organised by War Child next year. Passport Back To The Bars is scheduled to take place the same week as the Brit Awards (the last week in February) therefore making it likely to be their first live appearance together since the Ride reunion was announced last month.

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