Dinosaur Jr. Side Projects Reveal Spring Tour Dates

Dinosaur Jr. frontman J. Mascis and bassist Lou Barlow are going on tour this Spring with their respective side projects to support upcoming releases.

J. Mascis’ latest solo effort, titled ‘Several Shades of Why,’ is dated for release on March 15, 2011. Joining J. Mascis on the Spring acoustic tour will be Philadelphia singer-songwriter Kurt Vile and San Diego-based Black Heart Procession.

Lou Barlow’s side project, Sebadoh, are reissuing 1994’s ‘Bakesale’ and 1996’s ‘Harmacy.’ The ‘Bakesale’ reissue will include 25 extra tracks (B-sides, acoustic versions and demos) and is set for release in late February/early March, whereas the ‘Harmacy’ reissue release will follow in the Summer.

J. Mascis 2011 Tour Dates:

03/10 – Ithaca, NY @ Castaways #
03/11 – Toronto, Ontario @ The Great Hall
03/22 – Brattleboro, MA @ Headroom Stages #
03/23 – Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live #
03/24 – New York, NY @ The Mercury Lounge #
03/25 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg #
03/26 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall #
03/30 – Cleveland Heights, OH @ Grog Shop #
03/31 – Ann Arbor, MI @ Blind Pig #
04/01 – Chicago, IL @ Subterranean #
04/02 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry #
04/07 – Atlanta, GA @ The Earl #
04/08 – Athens, GA @ The Melting Point #
04/09 – Asheville, NC @ The Grey Eagle #
04/10 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle #
04/29 – Seattle, WA @ Tractor Tavern $
04/30 – Portland, OR @ Dante’s $
05/03 – Santa Cruz, CA @ Crepe Place $
05/04 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent $
05/05 – Long Beach, CA @ Alex’s Bar $
05/06 – Echo Park, CA @ Echo $
05/07 – San Diego, CA @ The Casbah $

# = w/ Kurt Vile
$ = w/ Black Heart Procession

Sebadoh 2011 Tour Dates:

02/07 – Santa Barbara, CA @ Velvet Jones
02/08 – San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
02/10 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
02/11 – Vancouver, B.C. @ Rickshaw Theatre
02/12 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos
02/14 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
02/15 – Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
02/16 – Kansas City, MO @ Record Bar
02/17 – Norman, OK @ Opolis
02/18 – Dallas, TX @ Granada Theatre
02/19 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s
02/21 – Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
02/22 – Phoenix, AZ @ Rhythm Room
02/23 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah
02/24 – Los Angeles, CA @ Troubador
02/25 – Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex