The much anticipated Oysterhead fall tour schedule has been announced. The trio features guitarist Trey Anastasio (Phish), bassist Les Claypool (Primus, Frog Brigade) and drummer Stewart Copeland (The Police). Prior to the tour, the group will play two warm up shows: September 14 at Toads Place in New Haven, CT and September 15 at Irving Plaza in New York City as part of the CMJ Music Marathon festival. Tickets to these two shows go on sale this Thursday, August 23. The tour kicks off October 21 at the Paramount in Seattle, WA and includes a two-night stand at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver, CO October 30 31 and two nights at New Yorks Roseland Ballroom November 13 14. Tickets for the tour go on sale September 7, but will be available online for six days beginning on August 23. Contrary to rumors, taping will be allowed at all shows. The following is the confirmed itinerary.
10/21 The Paramount, Seattle, WA
10/23 Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, BC
10/24 Salem Armory, Salem, OR
10/26 Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA
10/27 Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, CA
10/30 The Fillmore, Denver, CO
10/31 The Fillmore, Denver, CO
11/02 Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL
11/03 Elliott Hall of Music, West Lafayette, IN
11/04 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, MI
11/06 Cleveland St. Theatre, Cleveland, OH
11/07 Massey Hall, Toronto, ONT
11/09 Utica Mem. Auditorium, Utica, NY
11/10 Tsongas Arena, Lowell, MA
11/11 Tweeter Center, Camden, NJ
11/13 Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY
11/14 Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY
11/16 D.A.R. Constitution Hall, Washington, DC
11/17 Asheville Civic Center, Asheville, NC
11/18 Stephen O’Connell Center, Gainesville, FL
Detailed ticket information is available at www.oysterhead.com.
The groups debut album, The Grand Pecking Order, will be released October 2 on Elektra. Look for an interview with all three members of Oysterhead in the upcoming issue of Relix, on newsstands October 2.