Jay Reatard – New Rhythm Section, New Euro & US Dates, Pixies Support, etc.

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Followers of Twitter and some of the more popular rock blogs probably read recently that bassist Stephen Pope and drummer Billy Hayes had left Jay Reatard’s touring band ; while said move required the cancellation of some dates on the West Coast, we’re happy to announce Jay will be back on the road shortly, hitting Europe next week and the U.S. in late November, with the newly ensconced rhythm section of Anders Thode (bass) and Jacob Elving (drums), both from Danish punk titans the Cola Freaks, along for the ride.

You’ll note from the dates below that Jay is opening for The Pixies in Chicago, New York, Boston and Washington D.C.   There’s also a New Year’s Eve date supporting Spoon in Miwaukee.

Wed    Oct    28    Paris,Maroquinerie
Fri    Oct    30    Munich, 59 to 1
Sat    Oct    31    Berlin, Lido
Sun    Nov    1    Copenhagen, Loppen
Mon    Nov    2    Oslo, Parkteatret
Tue    Nov    3    Malmo, Mejeriet
Thu    Nov    5    Prague, Matrix
Fri    Nov    6    Vienna, B72
Sat    Nov    7    Bologna, Covo
Sun    Nov    8    Clermont Ferrand, Coop de Mai
Mon    Nov    9    Brussels, Botanique Rotonde
Tue    Nov    10    Birmingham, Bar Academy
Wed    Nov    11    Glasgow, King Tuts
Thu    Nov    12    Manchester, Roadhouse
Fri    Nov    13    London, Underworld
Sat    Nov    14    Bristol, Croft
Sun    Nov    15    Liverpool, Masque
Mon    Nov    16    Dublin, Whelans

Sat Nov 21         Chicago     Aragon (with The Pixies)
Sun Nov  22         Columbus     The Summit
Mon Nov  23     Pittsburgh     Brillobox
Tue Nov  24         New York      Hammerstein Ballroom (with The Pixies)
Wed Nov  25     Northampton Iron Horse
Fri Nov  27         Boston         Wang Center  (with The Pixies)
Sat Nov  28         Philadelphia Johnny Brenda’s
Mon Nov  30     Wash DC     Constitution Hall (with The Pixies)
Tue Dec 1         Chapel Hill    Local 506
Wed Dec 2         Athens 40     Watt Club
Thur Dec 3         Atlanta         The Earl
Fri Dec 4         Orlando         Backbooth
Sat Dec 5         Tampa        Crowbar
Mon Dec 7         New Orleans One Eyed Jacks
Tue Dec 8         Houston     Walters on Washington
Wed Dec 9         Austin         Emo’s (Outside)
Thu    Dec 10        Dallas        Granada Theater
Sat  Dec 31      Milwaukee     Riverside Theatre  (with Spoon)

(‘Watch Me Fall’ available on CD/LP and digital album from The Matador Store)