Dan The Automator and Mike Patton hit the road with Lovage...

Gorillaz core member DAN THE AUTOMATOR is set to team up with former Faith No More frontman MIKE PATTON, DJ KID KOALA and JENNIFER CHARLES of ELYSIAN FIELDS to take new project LOVAGE on the road around the US.

The tour follows the Serge Gainsbourg-inspired project’s debut album, ‘Nathaniel Merriweather presents Lovage: Music to Make Love to Your Old Lady’, which appeared earlier this year. It featured guest appearances by Prince Paul, De La Soul’s Maseo and Damon Albarn.

The tour dates are as follows:

Los Angeles House of Blues (January 7)

San Francisco, CA, Slim’s (8)

Seattle I -Spy (9)

Vancouver Richard’s on Richards Cabaret (10)

Minneapolis First Ave. (12)

Chicago House of Blues (13)

Toronto Phoenix Concert Theater (15)

Cambridge Middle East (16)

New York Bowery Ballroom (17)

Lovage take their name from the herb that is said to be of benefit for relieving abdominal pains due to gastrointestinal gas.