DEVO to re-issue albums and head out on North American tour

Nerd rockers to play classic albums in full on the road

DEVO are set to re-issue two of their classic albums as well as play them in there entirety on their upcoming tour of North America.

Released on November 3, DEVO‘s 1978 debut ‘Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!’ and 1980’s ‘Freedom Of Choice’, will both come out on deluxe CD and limited edition coloured vinyl.

Also released will be a seven-inch vinyl only edition of ‘Jocko Homo’/’Mongoloid’.


As well as the re-issues the band are also set to play both albums in full on their upcoming North American tour.

Playing two nights at each venue the band will play ‘Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!’ in full on the first night, followed by ‘Freedom Of Choice’ the following night.

Tickets go on sale tomorrow (September 18) although some pre-sale information for certain dates can be found at

For any fans that buy tickets online, they’ll also get some bonus demos with unreleased early versions of ‘Whip It’, ‘Turn Around’, and ‘Red Shark’ – the last of which eventually became ‘It’s Not Right’ – as a thank you from the band.

DEVO will play:

Los Angeles, CA Henry Fonda Theater (November 3)
Los Angeles, CA Henry Fonda Theater (4)
San Francisco, CA The Regency Ballroom (6,7)
Seattle, WA The Moore (8,9)
Chicago, IL The Vic Theatrev (12, 13)
Washington, DC 9:30 Club (15, 16)
New York, NY The Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza (20, 21)
Toronto, Ontario Phoenix Concert Theatre (23, 24)