(photo by Kirstie Shanley)
Sonic Youth and Matador regret to announce that guitarist Lee Ranaldo has fractured his left wrist, requiring the band to reschedule their upcoming west coast tour to the following new dates:
Mon Jan 04 – Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theater
Tue Jan 05 – Phoenix, AZ – Marquee Theater
Thu Jan 07 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues
Fri Jan 08 – Pomona, CA – Fox Theater
Sat Jan 09 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
Tickets for the original dates will be honored. If necessary, refunds will be available at the point of purchase.
Two of the band’s planned fall appearances will NOT be rescheduled, however – September 26 in Santa Barbara and October 4 at The Austin City Limits Festival. Refunds for the Santa Barbara show will be available at the point of purchase.
Lee fractured his wrist while playing tennis, no minor injury for a guitarist, writer, and visual artist. Or a tennis player. Please join us in wishing him a quick and thorough recovery.