News \

Mogwai Unleashes the Beast

Mogwai will hit the road in ’06 in support of their new album, Mr. Beast, which comes out March 7 on Matador. According to Mogwai’s official website, the band starts their U.S. tour March 1 in Chicago will meander about the States for two weeks before hitting Austin to play Matador’s South by Southwest showcase with Belle and Sebastian and Cat Power on March 15. This month, Mogwai will play five nights in a row at London’s Institute of Contemporary Art to sold-out crowds starting Jan. 10. Mr. Beast will be Mogwai’s fifth full-length album.

Mogwai U.S. tour dates:

3/1, Chicago, IL (Logan Square Auditorium)
3/2, Columbus, OH (Wexner Center for the Arts)
3/3, Lexington, KY (The Dame)
3/4, Charlottesville, VA (Satellite Ballroom)
3/6, New York, NY (Avalon)
3/7, Baltimore, MD (Sonar)
3/8, Chapel Hill, NC (Cat’s Cradle)
3/9, Asheville, NC (Orange Peel)
3/10, Nashville, TN (Mercy Lounge)
3/11, Atlanta, GA (Whirly Ball Atlanta)
3/12, Atlanta, GA (Whirly Ball Atlanta)
3/14, Houston, TX (Numbers)
3/15, Austin, TX (Stubb’s)

Mogwai official site

Get SPIN.com headlines for FREE on your mobile phone! Just text SPIN to 68423 to sign up. It’s one message per day, Monday thru Friday, bringing you all the news that rocks, minus the carpal tunnel.

Tags: Music News