Deerhoof get set to kick off world tour

San Francisco rockers plug new album

Deerhoof are to kicked off an extensive world tour in Japan tomorrow (January 19), just before the US release of their new studio album, ‘Friend Opportunity’.

The San Francisco indie rockers, whose LP is released in the US next week (January 23), will play dates in Japan and several North American cities before heading to Australia in April.

In keeping with the artistic theme of their new album’s packaging, the innovative band have given their friends the opportunity to share their original artwork in an online art gallery at

The tour dates are:

Nagoya Japan Nagoya Quattro (January 19)

Tokyo Japan Shinjuku Loft (20)

Los Angeles El Rey (24)

New York Irving Plaza (26)

Chicago Metro (27)

San Francisco Great American Music Hall (30)

Seattle Neumo’s Crystal Ball Reading Room (February 1)

Vancouver Richards On Richards (2)

Portland Wonder Ballroom (3)

Eugene Oregon W.O.W. Hall (4)

Washington DC Black Cat (11)

Carrboro North Carolina Cat’s Cradle (12)

Asheville North Carolina Grey Eagle (13)

Charleston South Carolina Cumberland’s (14)

Columbia South Carolina Headliners (15)

Jacksonville Florida Jack Rabbits (16)

Miami Poplife (17)

Tampa Florida Crowbar (18)

Orlando Florida The Social (19)

Gainesville Florida Common Grounds (20)

Athens 40 Watt Club (21)

Nashville Mercy Lounge (22)

Winston-Salem North Carolina Warehouse (23)

Charlottesville Virginia Satellite Ballroom (24)

Baltimore Ottobar (25)

San Diego Epicentre (March 2)

Tucson Club Congress (3)

Phoenix Rhythm Room (4)

Oklahoma City Oklahoma Conservatory (7)

Dallas Gypsy Tea Room (8)

Austin Emo’s (9)

Houston Numbers (10)

Perth Australia Rosemount (April 1)

Sydney Australia Annandale (3)

Brisbane Australia Zoo (4)

Sydney Australia Great Escape Festival (6)

Melbourne Australia Corner Hotel (7)

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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