Black Milk goes on tour with live band, J.Pinder and a.Dd+

January 31, 2012

Also touring will be Black Milk, backed with live band Nat Turner, who will headline the Claps and Slaps tour. Opening are up-and-comers, Seattle’s J.Pinder and Dallas’ a.Dd+. Black Milk recently followed up on Random Axe with an release of an EP with Danny Brown called “Black and Brown”, while J.Pinder is expanding his footprint beyond the Pacific Northwest with an EP, Careless, scheduled for release on February 28.

2/25: Fête, Providence, RI
2/27: The Middle East, Boston, MI
2/28: Silk City, Philadelphia, PA
2/29: Knitting Factory, Brooklyn, NY
3/1: Shadow Lounge, Pittsburgh, PA
3/2: Grog Shop, Cleveland, OH
3/3: The Strutt, Kalamazoo, MI
3/6: Blind Pig, Ann Arbor, MI
3/8: The Great Hall, Toronto, ON
3/9: Subterranean, Chicago, IL
3/10: The Intersection, Grand Rapids, MI
3/11: Gramophone, St. Louis, MO
3/17: Chasers, Scottsdale, AZ
3/18: The Roxy, West Hollywood, CA
3/20: Velvet Jones, Santa Barbara, CA
3/21: Fulton 55, Fresno, CA
3/22: 330 Ritch, San Francisco, CA
3/23: Crown Room, Portland, OR
3/24: Fortune Sound Club, Vancouver, BC
3/25: The Crocodile, Seattle, WA
3/28: 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis, MN
3/29: Gabe’s, Iowa City, IA

posted: January 31st, 2012, 6:40pm


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