Published Apr 18, 2012The May 15 release of Brasstronaut's sophomore LP, Mean Sun, is less than a month away, and the jazz-influenced Vancouver pop ensemble have announced plans to promote the disc with a Canadian tour.
The outing will last for close to a month from late May through most of June. It was launch on Vancouver Island and then take the band east as far as Quebec. They will be the joined on the road by Iceland's Útidúr.
On Facebook, Brasstronaut promised that more Ontario shows will be announced but, for now, see the currently confirmed schedule below.
As previously reported, Mean Sun was produced by Colin Stewart (Black Mountain, Dan Mangan) and will come out through Unfamiliar Records. It promises to feature more synths and less reliance on typical piano rock sounds.
Brasstronaut are currently fundraising for the release through Indiegogo.
5/29 Victoria, BC - Lucky Bar *
5/30 Nanaimo, BC - Queen's *
5/31 Cumberland, BC - The Waverly *
6/1 Tofino, BC - The Legion *
6/2 Vancouver, BC - Rio Theatre *
6/5 Kelowna, BC - The Habitat *
6/6 Canmore, AB - Community Café *
6/7 Calgary, AB - The Gateway *
6/8 Edmonton, AB - Haven Social Club *
6/9 Saskatoon, SK - Amigo's *
6/11 Winnipeg, MB - Park Theatre *
6/12 Thunder Bay, ON - Crock's *
6/13 Sault Ste Marie, ON - LopLop's *
6/15 Toronto, ON - NXNE *
6/20 Ottawa, ON - Maverick's *
6/21 Quebec City, QC - Le Cercle *
6/22 Montreal, QC - Le Divan Orange (Montreal Fringe Festival)
* with Útidúr