Gruff Rhys has confirmed a tour of the US and Canada, kicking off on September 19 in Philadelphia.
The Super Furry Animals frontman will support his album ‘Candylion’, which was released in the US earlier this year via Conor Oberst’s Team Love label.
Joining Gruff on vocals and xylophone will be Lisa Jen of fellow Welsh act 9 Bach.
Meanwhile Super Furry Animals are gearing up for the release of their forthcoming album ‘Hey Venus!’, which is out on August 27.
Gruff Rhys‘ solo dates are:
Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brendas (September 19)
Washington, DC Rock N Roll Hotel (20)
New York, NY Hiro Ballroom (21)
Brooklyn, NY Union Hall (22)
Boston, MA Museum of Fine Arts (23)
Toronto, ONT Rivoli (25)
Chicago, IL Schuba’s (27)
Seattle, WA Crocodile Café (29)
Portland, OR Doug Fir (30)
San Francisco, CA Swedish American Hall (October 2)
Los Angeles, CA Rec Center Studios (3)
–By our New York staff.