Sonic Boom, a.k.a. Pete Kember, one-half of the British space rock act Spacemen 3, has announced an 11-date U.S. tour under the Experimental Audio Research moniker, kicking off April Fool’s Day at New York City’s Rebel venue, Pitchfork reports. From there, Experimental Audio Research will hit an assorted mix of major cities nationwide including Philadelphia, Chicago, and San Francisco. The outing will wrap April 12 with a DJ set at New York City’s Tribeca Grand.
Experimental Audio Research tour dates:
4/1, New York, NY (Rebel)
4/2, Philadelphia, PA (Johnny Brenda’s)
4/3, Cleveland, OH (Beachland Tavern)
4/4, Chicago, IL (Lakeshore Theater)
4/5, Austin, TX (Emo’s)
4/6, San Francisco, CA (Mezzanine)
4/7, Santa Cruz, CA (Attic)
4/8, San Francisco, CA (Hemlock Tavern)
4/9, Los Angeles, CA (Safari Sam’s)
4/10, Sacramento, CA (Blue Lamp)
4/12, New York, NY (Tribeca Grand) *
(* DJ set)
In additional tour news, Scot indie rock balladeers Travis have announced their first shows in the U.S. since 2004, Filter-Mag.com reports. The band’s quick mini-tour will commence with a performance April 28 at Indio, CA’s Coachella Music and Arts Festival, head south for an April 29th gig at the City of Angels’ Henry Fonda Theatre, and make their way up the coast to San Francisco for a show May 2 at the Fillmore.
Travis tour dates:
4/28, Indio, CA (Coachella)
4/29, Los Angeles, CA (Henry Fonda Theatre)
5/2, San Francisco, CA (The Fillmore)
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