Be Your Own Pet map North American tour

Dates will see the band preview new album

Be Your Own Pet have announced a tour of the US and Canada in support of their forthcoming album ‘Get Awkward’.

The Tennessee band will be joined by The Raveonettes for many of the dates, set to kick off February 20 in New York.

‘Get Awkward’ is the band’s second album and comes out March 17 on Thurston Moore’s label Ecstatic Peace.


They will play:

New York, NY – The Mercury Lounge (February 20)

Hoboken, NJ – Maxwell’s (21)

San Diego, CA – The Casbah (29)

Pomona, CA – Glasshouse (March 1)


Costa Mesa, CA – The Detroit Bar (2)

Los Angeles, CA – El Rey Theatre (4)

San Francisco, CA – The Indepdent (5)

Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge (7)

Vancouver, British Columbia – The Plaza Niteclub (8)

Seattle, WA – Neumos (9)

–By our New York staff.

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