December 12, 2008 22:31

Antony And The Johnsons gear up for North American tour

Outing will support release of 'The Crying Light'

Antony And The Johnsons gear up for North American tour
Antony & The Johnsons have announced details of a North American tour, kicking off February 2 in Glenside, PA.

The band have also unveiled the cover art for their forthcoming album ‘The Crying Light’, which features a 1977 portrait of Butoh dancer, Kazuo Ohno, taken by Naoya Ikegami in Tokyo.

Antony says the record is dedicated to Ohno, and describes him as “kind of like my art parent."

'The Crying Light' comes out January 20 on Secretly Canadian.

The dates are:

Glenside, PA Keswick Theatre (February 2)
Washington, DC Sixth & I Historic Synagogue (3)
Columbus, OH Southern Theatre (4)
Knoxville, TN Big Ears Festival (7)
Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse (8)
Chicago, IL Vic Theatre (12)
Milwaukee, WI Pabst Theater (13)
Minneapolis, MN Pantages Theatre (14)
Toronto, ON Queen Elizabeth Theatre (17)
New York, NY Town Hall (19, 20)
Boston, MA Berklee Performance Center (22)
San Francisco, CA Nob Hill Masonic Center (24)
Vancouver, BC Vogue Theatre (27)
Seattle, WA Moore Theatre (28)


--By our New York staff.
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