Bassist Reed Mathis has confirmed the first series of Electric Beethoven dates in support of Beathoven, the project’s debut album due September 30. The band will end September with a series of seven shows that will be followed by extensive touring.
Mathis will front a live EB lineup of Jay Lane (Primus, Ratdog) on drums, Todd Stoops (RAQ / Kung Fu) on keyboards, Cochrane McMillan (Tea Leaf Green) on percussion and laptop and Clay Welch on guitar. Up first is an appearance at this year’s Catskill Chill in Lakewood, Pennsylvania on September 23. Then, the band hits Nectar’s in Burlington on September 24 with another show in Vermont to be announced soon. From there, Electric Beethoven plays the Iron Horse in Northampton, Massachusetts on September 26 followed by Iron Works in Buffalo on September 28, Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland on September 29 and the State Theatre in Falls Church, Virginia on September 30.
Electric Beethoven previously announced October shows in Brooklyn and Las Vegas as well as an appearance on Jam Cruise 15. Look for plenty of other dates to be revealed soon. Watch a tour announcement giving us our first real look at EB in the live setting: