BRAIDS Heads Out On A Massive Tour, Play In A Paintball Rink
Given how hard Montreal art-rock group BRAIDS is hitting the festival circuit this summer (North by Northeast, Osheaga, and Ottawa Blues Festival, to name a few), it's tough to believe that only a few short years ago, the dreampop quartet was opening for bands like Deerhunter and then retiring back to their dorm rooms.
Riding the momentum of an explosive year, the canucks have just announced a Canada-heavy North American tour kicking off this fall. Check out the tour schedule below and catch them when they come to your city!
Bonus: Peep BRAIDS playing "Plath Heart" off of their acclaimed debut LP, Native Speaker, in a paintball rink (yeah, you read that correctly).
^ with Pepper Rabbit
# with DJ Carbo
6/17 Toronto, ON - The Garrison for NXNE
6/18 Toronto, ON - Great Hall for NXNE
6/22 Calgary, AB - Central United Church for Sled Island
6/24 Calgary, AB - Marquee Room for Sled Island
6/25 Saskatoon, SK - Amigo's for Saskatoon Jazz
7/16 Ottawa, ON - Ottawa Blues Festival
7/22 Calgary, AB - Calgary Folk Festival
7/23 Calgary, AB - Calgary Folk Festival
7/24 Guelph, ON - Hillside Festival
7/30 Montreal, QC - Osheaga
8/5 Regina, SK - Regina Folk Festival
7/7 Liege, Belgium - Les Ardentes Festival
7/8 Trenton, Slovakia - Pohoda Festival
7/9 Dublin, Ireland - Oxegen Festival
7/10 Canterbury, UK - Lounge on the Farm Festival
7/11 Brighton, UK - TBD
7/12 Cardiff, UK - TBD
7/14 Hultsfred, Sweden - Hultsfred Festival
7/15 Suffolk, UK - Latitude Festival
9/6 New York, NY- Mercury Lounge
9/7 Philadelphia, PA - First Unitarian Church^
9/8 Washington DC - DC9 ^
9/9 Raleigh, NC- Hopscotch Festival
9/10 Atlanta, GA - Drunken Unicorn ^
9/11 Birmingham, AL - Bottletree ^
9/13 Chicago, IL - Empty Bottle ^
9/15 Minneapolis, MN - 7th Street Entry ^
9/16 Winnipeg, MB - The Royal Albert Arms Hotel ^
9/18 Saskatoon, SK - Jale
9/19 Edmonton, AB - Pawn Shop ^
9/20 Calgary, AB - The Republik
9/22 Victoria, BC - Rifflandia ^
9/23 Vancouver, BC - Electric Owl (Olio Festival)
9/24 Seattle, WA - Sunset Tavern ^
9/27 San Francisco, CA - Bottom of the Hill ^
9/28 Costa Mesa, CA - Detroit Bar ^
9/29 Los Angeles, CA - Echo ^
9/30 Tempe, AZ - Sail Inn ^
10/1 Santa Fe, NM - Corazon ^
10/2 El Paso, TX - Lowbrow Palace ^
10/4 Austin, TX - The Mohawk ^
10/5 Dallas, TX - Club Dada ^
10/6 St. Louis, MO - Firebird ^
10/7 Bloomington, IN - The Bishop ^
10/8 Cleveland, OH - Beachland Tavern ^
10/9 Detroit, MI - Magic Stick Lounge ^
10/10 London, ON - Call The Office ^
10/14 Toronto, ON - Legendary Horseshoe Tavern
10/15 Ottawa, ON - Babylon
10/16 Quebec, QC - Le Cercle ^
10/17 Fredericton, NB - The Capital Complex
10/19 Portland, ME - SPACE ^
10/20 Boston, MA - Great Scott ^#
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