Published Jan 11, 2010Following the release of their long-anticipated sixth album Beacons of Ancestorship, Chicago post-rock vets Tortoise have announced a North American tour. The album, which came out in August of 2009, was followed with a large tour. This time around, the band will be hitting up some of the cities they missed the first time around.
The nine-day tour kicks off in Louisville, KY on February 11. Along with stops all over the United States, the band will also pop up in Canada for a show in Toronto on February 18. Experimental rockers Disappears will open on all dates but one.
Tortoise also recently dropped a video for Beacons stand-out "Prepare Your Coffin," which you can watch below.
2/11 Louisville, KY - Headliners Music Hall *
2/12 Nashville, TN - Exit In *
2/13 Birmingham, AL - Bottletree *
2/14 Atlanta, GA - The Earl *
2/15 Carrboro, NC - Cats Cradle *
2/16 Washington, DC - Black Cat *
2/17 Millvale, PA - Mr. Smalls Theatre *
2/18 Toronto, ON - Lee's Palace *
2/19 Ann Arbor, MI - The Blind Pig *
2/20 Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall
* with Disappears