Published Sep 19, 2008After frequently doing the DJ thing in this fine nation of ours, Andy Butler is finally bringing his Hercules and Love Affair to Canada as a full eight-piece live band. The DFA disco revivalist will hit both Toronto and Montreal on October 17 and 18, respectively, as he embarks on a dance-inducing North American tour.
The live dates still come in support of the groups debut full-length and best-of-2008 favourite, Hercules and Love Affair. The albums latest single, the Nomi-sung "You Belong, hit shops a little while back and features "a breathtaking set of mixes including Riton, Kevin Sanderson and a stunning Hercules Club Mix, [which] are all designed to get your ass on that dance floor, according to the band. And were assuming the live show will have the same goal.
Here are all of Hercules and Love Affairs upcoming tour dates:
9/20 Miami, FL - The Vagabond (DJ set)
9/21 Chicago, IL - The Hideout Block Party (DJ set)
10/3 San Francisco, CA - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts *
10/4 Los Angeles, CA - Detour Festival
10/17 Chicago, IL - Metro
10/18 Toronto, ON - Opera House
10/19 Montreal, QC - Les Saints
10/22 Boston, MA - Middle East (Downstairs)
10/31 Philadelphia, PA - Transit
11/1 New York, NY - Hammerstein Ballroom ^
11/2 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
11/12 Milan, Italy - Magazzini Generali
* with Mos Def, Rogue Wave
^ with the B-52s, James Murphy
Hercules and Love Affair "You Belong"