The Melvins map US tour

Kurt Cobain favourites hit the road

The Melvins have announced a tour of the US, kicking off September 15 in Los Angeles.

The tour will support the release of ‘(A) Senile Animal’, scheduled to hit shelves this coming autumn.

Their buddies Big Business will open on all dates, and the band will also be part of The Melvins for their set.


The Melvins formed in the early 1980s in Washington State and Kurt Cobain famously roadied for them before forming Nirvana.

The dates are:

Los Angeles, CA Henry Fonda Theatre (September 15)

Sacramento, CA Harlow’s Night Club (16)

Seattle, WA Showbox (18)


Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom (19)

Fort Collins, CO Aggie Theater (21)

Denver, CO Gothic Theatre (22)

Colorado Springs, CO the Black Sheep (23)

Lawrence, KS the Bottleneck (25)

Sauget, IL Pop’s (26)

Chicago, IL Double Door (27)

Detroit, MI Small’s (28)

Cleveland, OH Peabody’s (29)

Philadelphia, PA at TLA (October 1)

Baltimore, MD Ottobar (2)

New York, NY at Irving Plaza (5)

Brooklyn, NY Luna Lounge (6)

Spartanburg, SC Ground Zero (9)

Athens, GA 40 Watt Club (10)

Birmingham, AL Bottle Tree (11)

Knoxville, TN Blue Cats (12)

Nashville, TN Exit Inn (13)

New Orleans, LA One Eyed Jacks (15)

Houston, TX Red Room at Meridian (16)

Austin, TX Emo’s (17)

Dallas, TX Granada Theatre (18)

–By our New York staff.

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