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  • 02/04/2009

The Week in Tours: Lazer Sword, Tricky

Sure, festival season is breathing down our necks, but who can resist forking over a few bucks to see these artists on their respective tours? XLR8R's rounded up the latest batch of show dates worth checking out in the coming months, including performances with Jeremy Jay, Tricky, Lazer Sword, and the Lemonade boys.

Lazer Sword
These European cities won't be the same after Bryant Rutledge and Antaeus Roy charge through them, armed with two laptops and some serious future-blap madness. myspace.com/lazersword



02/6 Besancon, France - Pum Thai Bar
02/7 Frankfurt, Germany - Obhf
02/12 Metz, France - Les Trinitaires
02/13 Glasgow, Scotland - Glasgow School of Art
02/20 Nottingham, England - Masonic Place
02/21 London, England - The Legion
02/28 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Bitterzoet
02/28 Utrecht, Netherlands - Tivoli

Jeremy Jay
Also traversing Europe this month is singer, songwriter, and storyteller Jeremy Jay, whose doo-wop-meets-punk-pop sophomore album is due in March. myspace.com/jeremyjay



02/14 - Cologne, Germany - King George
02/15 - Bruges, Belgium - Cactus*
02/16 - Brussels, Belgium - Botanique*
02/17 - Zurich, Switzerland - Rote Fabrick*
02/19 - Paris, France - Point Ephemere
02/20 - Saint Malo, France - Route Du Rock Festival
02/21 - Barcelona, Spain - CCCB Museum
02/22 - Galicia, Spain - Salon Teatro
02/25 - Madrid, Spain - Moby Dick
02/26 - Seville, Spain - Malandar Club
02/28 - Zaragoza, Spain - La Lata De Bombillas
03/02 - Marina Di Massa, Italy - Tago Mago
03/05 - Vienna, Austria - Fluc
03/06 - Prague, Czech Republic - Club 007 Strahov
03/30 - Rochester, NY - Bug Jar

* = w/ Deerhunter
^ = w/ Botanica


Tricky
September 2008 saw a new album and the Stateside return of Tricky. Now, the trip-hop pioneer has announced his most extensive U.S. tour to date. trickysite.com



03/02 - Farmingdale, NY - Crazy Donkey
03/03 - New York, NY - The Fillmore at Irving Plaza
03/06 - Miami, FL - Langerado Festival
03/07 - St. Petersburg, FL - State Theatre
03/09 - Charlotte, NC - Neighborhood Theatre
03/10 - Baltimore, MD - Ram’s Head Live
03/11 - Boston, MA - The Roxy
03/13 - Chicago, IL - Epiphany
03/14 - Minneapolis, MN - Fine Line Music Hall
03/18 - San Antonio, TX - The Scout Bar
03/20 - Austin, TX/ SXSW Performance with Devo - Austin Music Hall
03/23 - San Diego, CA - Belly Up
03/24 - Anaheim, CA - House of Blues
03/25 - Los Angeles, CA - Henry Fonda Theater
03/26 - San Francisco, CA - Mezzanine
03/27 - Portland, OR - Doug Fir
03/28 - Seattle, WA - Showbox

Lemonade
Finally, the Lemonade boys will leave their newfound home in Brooklyn to travel down the East Coast, where they'll unveil their outrageous live set. myspace.com/bananasandecstasy



03/06 Philadelphia, PA - Danger Danger Gallery
03/07 Baltimore, MD - Floristree
03/08 Washington, DC - Comet Ping Pong
03/09 Richmond, VA - The Triple
03/10 Athens, GA - Secret Squirrel
03/11 Atlanta, GA - 529
03/12 Orlando, FL - Backbooth
03/13 Miami, FL - Fridays at The Vagabond
03/14 Tampa, FL - New World Brewery
03/05 Pensacola, FL - Sluggos
03/16 New Orleans, LA - Dragos Den
03/18 - 03/21 - Austin, TX - SXSW

Pictured: Lazer Sword

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