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The Lemonheads Announce It’s a Shame About Ray 30th Anniversary Tour Dates

The Evan Dando-led band will play the album in its entirety at the shows
The Lemonheads
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In March, the Lemonheads kicked off the 30th anniversary of their signature album, It’s a Shame About Ray at our SXSW showcase. Now, Evan Dando and company will be celebrating the milestone with a proper tour.

Beginning on Nov. 17 with a show outside of Lancaster, Pa., the month-long trek will feature the album being performed in its entirety through a Dec. 17 finale in the Lemonheads’ hometown of Boston.

Former Lemonheads member Juliana Hatfield will support during the last eight dates. Other openers include Rusty, the Nils, Bass Drum of Death and On Being an Angel.

Tickets go on sale this Friday (Aug. 12).

The Lemonheads It’s a Shame About Ray 30th anniversary tour dates:

11.17 Lititz, PA Mickey’s Black Box
11.18 Toronto, ON Phoenix Theatre
11.19 Cleveland, OH Grog Shop
11.20 Bloomington, IL The Castle Theater
11.21 Omaha, NE The Waiting Room
11.23 Billings, MT Pub Station
11.25 Seattle, WA Showbox
11.26 Portland, OR Revolution Hall
11.28 San Francisco, CA Great American Music Hall
11.29 Sacramento, CA Harlow’s
12.1 San Diego, CA House Of Blues
12.2 Santa Ana, CA Observatory
12.3 Las Vegas, NV House Of Blues
12.4 Salt Lake City, UT The Complex
12.5 Denver, CO Bluebird Theatre
12.7 Kansas City, MO Madrid Theatre
12.9 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
12.10 Chicago, IL Metro
12.11 Detroit, MI Saint Andrew’s Hall
12.12 Washington, D.C. 9.30 Club
12.14 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer
12.15 New York, NY Le Poisson Rouge
12.16 New Jersey, NJ White Eagle Hall
12.17 Boston, MA Paradise

11.18 w/ Rusty, The Nils
11.25 – 12.9 w/ Bass Drum Of Death
11.25 – 12.17 w/ On Being An Angel
12.9 – 12.17 w/ Juliana Hatfield