Dinosaur Jr. announce tour

The reformed rockers set out on a short jaunt

Legendary alternative rockers Dinosaur Jr are set to embark on a US tour this winter.

The band will play a handful of dates before performing at the Thurston Moore-curated ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ festival in Minehead in Somerset (8-10 December).

The dates are as follows:

Portland The Big Easy (November 28)

Boston Paradise Rock Club (29)

Northampton Pearl Street (30)

New York Rebel (December 1, 2)

The band’s original line-up of J Mascis, Lou Barlow and Murph recently announced the release of their first album together since 1988’s ‘Bug’. It will be out in 2007.