Tour Updates: Robbers on High Street, VHS or Beta

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New York City-based rockers Robbers on High Street will walk their forthcoming sophomore effort Grand Animals across the U.S. this summer on a co-headlining summer tour with the Redwalls, Filter-Mag.com reports. With supporting act Baby Teeth also on board for most tour stops, the three bands will commence the 17-date tour with a gig during Chicago's Belmont Music and Arts Street Festival before weaving a line east, stopping through Nashville, Detroit, and Brooklyn along the way. Next, the bands will gig throughout New England, then double back and hit Midwest outposts such as Cleveland, Columbus, Chicago, and Minneapolis.

Robbers on High Street tour dates:

6/23, Chicago, IL (Belmont Music and Arts Street Festival) *#
6/26, Nashville, TN (Exit/In) #
6/27, Newport, KY (Southgate House) *#
6/28, Detroit, MI (The Magic Stick) *#
6/29, Akron, OH (Lime Spider) *#
6/30, Brooklyn, NY (Southpaw) *#
7/1, Baltimore, MD (Ottobar) *#
7/2, Philadelphia, PA (Johnny Brenda's) *#
7/3, Cambridge, MA (TT The Bear's) *#
7/5, Arlington, VA (Iota Club and Café) *#
7/6, Cleveland, OH (Beachland Ballroom) *
7/7, Columbus, OH (The Basement) *
7/10, Chicago, IL (Schubas) #
7/11, Dekalb, IL (Otto's) #
7/12, Milwaukee, WI (Mirimar) *
7/13, Minneapolis, MN (Triple Rock) *#
7/14, Madison, WI (High Noon) *#

(* w/ the Redwalls) (# w/ Baby Teeth)

Dance rock trio VHS or Beta are gearing up to Bring the Comets to fans across the U.S. this summer in support of their celestially titled third album, out Aug. 28 via Astralwerks. Commencing in Murfreesboro, TN July 12, the tour will then lead the band about the south and Midwest, hitting cities like Knoxville, Memphis, and Indianapolis. VHS or Beta will then skip out to the Wild West and cap their 11-date outing with a pair of California gigs in San Francisco and Los Angeles Aug. 2 and Aug. 3, respectively.

VHS or Beta tour dates:

7/12, Murfreesboro, TN (Sweetwater)
7/13, Nashville, TN (Mercy Lounge)
7/14, Knoxville, TN (Blue Cat's)
7/15, Memphis, TN (Hi-Tone)
7/16, St. Louis, MO (Blueberry Hill)
7/17, Columbia, MO (Mojo's)
7/18, Champaign, IL (The Canopy/Void Room)
7/19, Indianapolis, IN (Birdy's)
7/20, Lexington, KY (The Dame)
8/2, San Francisco, CA (Popscene)
8/3, Los Angeles, CA (Troubadour)

On the Web:
robbersonhighstreet.com
vhsorbeta.com

Talk: Will you get out to sneak a peak at Grand Animals or wait for VHS or Beta to Bring the Comets?

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