The Mekons Return with Fall Dates and New Album


Earlier last month, Mekons announced their return with the band's 26th record, Ancient & Modern, which will be released on September 27 on the band's own, newly reformed Sin Record Label. The band are taking their new (and old) songs on the road, and have divided up their shows, billing the performances as "A quiet night in with the acoustic Mekons" or "A wild night out with the electrified Mekons".

In honor of the album and tour, the Mekons have released their first single from the album, "Space In Your Face," for download here.

Mekons formed in Leeds, England 34 years ago in 1977 and Ancient & Modern is their 26th album. This current classic line-up has remained intact since the mid-1980's. Throughout their history, they have worked collaboratively and collectively with everything credited to the band, never to individuals.

Mekons Tour Dates
09/30: San Francisco, CA @ Swedish American Hall *
10/04: Evanston, IL @ Space #
10/05: Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall %
10/07: Brooklyn, NY @ The Bell House %
10/08: New York, NY @ City Winery *

* = "A quiet night in with the acoustic Mekons"
# = Mekons "MEEKAKUCHA" An evening of Pechakucha and Mekons acoustic music hosted by Peter Exley
% = "A wild night out with the electrified Mekons"

The Mekons Tour Dates :: The Mekons News

[Published on: 7/14/11]

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