Dinosaur Jr plot US tour

Concert-goers will receive exclusive 7-inch single

Dinosaur Jr have announced the dates of an extensive North American tour this spring.

J Mascis and company are set to kick off the tour on April 1 in Milford, Connecticut. They’ll then play dates in cities including Portland, Maine; Buffalo, New York; Akron, Ohio; Memphis, Tennessee; Little Rock, Arkansas and Athens, Georgia before concluding the jaunt in Baltimore, Maryland on May 2.

Fans who purchase concert tickets will receive a limited-edition, tour-only 7-inch or a digital download code of the new song ‘I Don’t Want To Go There’ and a newly re-recorded version of ‘Tarpit’.

Meanwhile, Dinosaur Jr will kick things off with an appearance at Austin’s South by Southwest Festival next week.

The tour dates are:

Austin, TX Cedar St. Courtyard (March 20)
Milford, CT Daniel Street (April 1)
Providence, RI Club Hell (2)
Portland, ME The Station (3)
South Burlington, VT Higher Ground (4)
Buffalo, NY Town Ballroom (6)
State College, PA Lulu’s (7)
Akron, OH Musica (8)
East Lansing, MI The Small Planet (9)
Bloomington, IN Bluebird Nightclub (10)
Dekalb, IL Otto’s Nightclub (11)
Chattanooga, TN Rhythm and Brews (13)
Memphis, TN Minglewood Hall (14)
Baton Rouge, LA Varsity Theatre (15)
Little Rock, AR Revolution Music Room (16)
Fayetteville, AR George’s Majestic Lounge (17)
Oxford, MS Proud Larry’s (18)
Athens, GA 40 Watt Club (20)
Augusta, GA Sky City (21)
Gainesville, FL Common Grounds (22)
Tallahassee, FL The Moon (23)
Jacksonville Beach, FL Freebird Live (24)
Charleston, SC Music Farm (25)
Asheville, NC Orange Peel (26)
Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle (27)
Charlotte, NC Neighborhood Theatre (29)
Richmond, VA Toad’s Place Richmond (30)
Lancaster, PA Chameleon Club (May 1)
Baltimore, MD Ottobar (2)

–By our Los Angeles staff.
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