Tortoise Tour for New Album

Tortoise Announce Tour In Support Of New Album Beacons of Ancestorship

Tortoise, the world-renowned Chicago music pioneers, announce first summer dates hitting several major American cities and a few festivals far and wide. Beacons of Ancestorship is the band's first record in over five years and continues to demonstrate their ability to push boundaries, remold their sound and yet still retain a sense of cohesion - a singular "Tortoise" mood/feeling/sound that is truly their own. The band will tour Europe in the late summer and return to the U.S. for another string of dates in the fall. Keep an eye out for additional news in the near future.

Check out "Prepare Your Coffin" from the new album right here:

Tortoise - Prepare Your Coffin from Thrill Jockey Records on Vimeo.

05.29 Buffalo, NY Tralf Music Hall
05.30 Brooklyn, NY The Bell House
05.31 New York, NY World Financial Center Winter
06.11 Athens, Greece Synch Festival
07.11 Los Angeles, CA Troubadour
07.13 San Francisco, CA Great American Music Hall
07.15 Austin, TX The Mohawk
07.17 Chicago, IL Pitchfork Music Festival
07.19 Washington, DC Black Cat
07.20 Philadelphia, PA First Unitarian Church
07.24 Tokyo, Japan Fuji Rock Festival
08.14 St. Malo, France La Route Du Rock
08.22 Hasselt, Belgium Pukkelpop

[Published on: 5/26/09]

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