Omar Rodríguez-López Announces North American Tour with New Band Bosnian Rainbows, Plays Toronto, Montreal

> Dec 21 2012

Omar Rodríguez-López Announces North American Tour with New Band Bosnian Rainbows, Plays Toronto, Montreal
By Alex HudsonIn 2012, ever-busy guitarist Omar Rodríguez-López reunited with At the Drive-In and released an album with the Mars Volta, in addition to dropping a full-length under his own name. Now, he's got yet another project on his plate as he's preparing to hit the road with Bosnian Rainbows.

This band originally toured simply as the Omar Rodríguez-López Group, but it has since switched to its new, more democratic name. Bosnian Rainbows' upcoming North American tour will last for two weeks in February, when they will play a number of U.S. shows, plus Canadian gigs in Montreal and Toronto. See the schedule below.

Bosnian Rainbows recorded a live session for Cloud Hill, and this month appeared on the label's Live at Cloud Hill box set. This package includes seven 10-inch records (one of which is devoted to Bosnian Rainbows), plus a DVD. Two minutes of the performance is streaming at the bottom of this page. The set also features a collaboration between Rodríguez-López and Faust. Order it here.

Bosnian Rainbows reportedly recorded their yet-to-be-announced debut album back in the fall.

Thanks to Brooklyn Vegan for the tip.

Tour dates:

2/15 Atlanta, GA - Terminal West

2/16 Asheville, NC - Asheville Music Hall

2/17 Baltimore, MD - Ottobar

2/18 Philadelphia, PA - First Unitarian Church

2/19 New York, NY - Highline Ballroom

2/20 Allston, MA - Brighton Music Hall

2/22 Montreal, QC - Cabaret du Mile-end

2/23 Toronto, ON - The Mod Club (Early Show)

2/24 Detroit, MI - St. Andrew's Hall

2/25 Cleveland Heights, OH - Grog Shop

2/26 Chicago, IL - Bottom Lounge

2/27 Madison, WI - Majestic Theater

3/14-27 Mexico - MexicoForo Sol (Festival Vive Latino)

Live at Clouds Hill from Clouds Hill on Vimeo.

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Don't even bother stating that it's a US/Canada tour when the only dates are Toronto and Montreal.

Thnx.
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i agree with mr. t.
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Fuck you exclaim your worthless information makes my stiffy soft
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And to think I was going to not go to this as Omar Jesse Raphael sounds like pigs fucking!
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canada only has two cities right?
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ya'll canadafags are mad
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