Dinosaur Jr hit the road

The reformed alt-rockers line up North American tour

Alt-rock heroes Dinosaur Jr are set to mark the release of their new studio album ‘Beyond’ with a string of dates across North America.

‘Beyond’ is the first album the band have recorded as their original line-up for 18 years, and will be released May 1.

To celebrate the occasion, frontman J Mascis, bassist Lou Barlow and drummer Murph will hit the road, kicking off in San Diego on May 10.

The dates are:

San Diego, CA The Casbah (May 10 – billed as ‘J Mascis And Friends’)

West Hollywood, CA The Troubador (11-13)

San Francisco, CA Slim’s (15/16)

Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom (17)

Seattle, WA The Showbox (18)

Olympia, WA Capitol Theatre (19)

Bellingham, WA The Nightlight (20)

Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock (29/30)

Chicago, IL The Abbey (May 31 – June 2)

Ann Arbor, MI The Blind Pig (3/4)

New York, NY Irving Plaza (6/7)

Toronto, ON Phoenix Concert Theatre (8)

Montreal, PQ Club Soda (9)

Meanwhile Sebadoh – as fronted by Barlow – are currently continuing their own tour of the US.

–By our New York staff.

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