Bay Area-based Big Light has confirmed a national tour that will kick off later this month. The group, which released Animals In Bloom earlier this year, will head out to Illinois over Memorial Day weekend, performing at Summer Camp and then at Chicago’s Beat Kitchen. June will then see the group on both coasts from Berkeley, CA to Boston, MA, on bills with such artists as: Nathan Moore, Holly Golightly and Wendy Darling. Last week, republished its 2008 On The Verge piece on the group, “Big Light: North of Indie, South of Jam.”

Big Light Dates

May 29 Chilicothe, IL Summer Camp Music Festival
May 30 Chicago, IL Beat Kitchen (w/ Van Ghost)
June 3 Berkeley, CA Starry Plough (w/ Nathan Moore)
June 4 Bootjack, CA Cater Ranch Music Festival
June 5 & 6 Belden, CA Bobolink Music Festival
June 11 Providence, RI TBD
June 10 Asbury Park, NJ The Saint
June 11 New York, NY Brooklyn Bowl (w/ Rotary Downs)
June 12 Boston, MA Middle East (w/ Holly Golightly)
June 16 Arcata, CA Humboldt Brew (w/ Wendy Darling)
June 17 Seattle, WA High Dive (w/ Wendy Darling)
June 18 Portland, OR Mississippi Studios (w/ Wendy Darling)
June 19 Boise, ID Gem State Jam
July 1-4 Quincy, CA High Sierra Music Festival
August 4 Independent San Francisco, CA (w/ Apollo Sunshine)
August 26 Rocks off Boat Cruise New York, NY (w/ American Babies)