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.