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 live in 1993

Ride live in 1993

There are only a few professionally filmed concerts from Ride, the most famous of course is the Brixton gig from 1992. A track from a Polish festival was uploaded to YouTube last year to much excitement and discussion amongst Ride fans, however in the last few days the full gig has now too been placed online.

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