Posted in music | tour dates on December 16, 2008

Throwing Muses

We knew Throwing Muses would be in town to play one R.E.M. song at Carnegie Hall on March 11th. Now we also know that show is party of a small tour that has the classic-indie rock band also playing more than one song in Philly, Brooklyn, and in their hometown of Boston (well, Cambridge). The Brooklyn show is at Music Hall of Williamsburg on March 12th (one day after Carnegie Hall), and 50 Foot Wave is opening which means this show will be chock full of Krisin Hersh.

Current TM lineup:
Kristin Hersh (vocals/guitar)
Bernard Georges (bass)
David Narcizo (drums)
Tickets go on Am Ex presale Wednesday and on regular sale Friday.

Throwing Muses will also be playing a set at the Breeders-curated ATP Festival in the UK in May, and at Primavera Sound in Spain that same month. All dates below...

Throwing Muses - 2009 Tour Dates
Jan 12, 2009 - Wellington, NZ - San Francisco Bath House
Jan 15, 2009 - Melbourne, Australia - The Corner Hotel
Jan 16, 2009 - Sydney, Australia - Becks Bar, The Sydney Festival
Mar 10, 2009 - Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe Live
Mar 11, 2009 - New York, NY - Carnegie Hall - REM Tribute
Mar 12, 2009 - Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
Mar 13, 2009 - Cambridge, MA - The Middle East
May 15, 2009 - Minehead, England - All Tomorrow's Parties
May 29, 2009 - Barcelona, Spain - Primavera Sound

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Comments (19)

I would be more excited if the lineup included Tanya Donelly and/or David Narcizo but I just needed an excuse to post a whiney complaint.

Posted by Ignatius | December 16, 2008 5:15 PM

Last time I saw Throwing Muses it was in Brownies. Of course in those days, Williamsburg was just a good place to get Polish food.

Posted by Anonymous | December 16, 2008 5:37 PM

bummer no tanya.

Posted by j | December 16, 2008 5:51 PM

Lincoln Hawk opening.

Posted by Anonymous | December 16, 2008 6:24 PM

"I would be more excited if the lineup included Tanya Donelly and/or David Narcizo..."

David Narcizo IS in this lineup, dumbass.

Posted by Anonymous | December 16, 2008 6:39 PM

I totally missed the boat on Throwing Muses (too soft). I'm the best man, I did it.

Posted by Dooder City | December 16, 2008 7:08 PM

lol @ 6:24pm

do it rufus!

Posted by cranky | December 16, 2008 7:12 PM

Holy Unibrow, Batman

Posted by Anonymous | December 16, 2008 8:12 PM

I would totally have sex with her!

Posted by Anonymous | December 16, 2008 9:40 PM

i did!

Posted by Anonymous | December 17, 2008 8:12 AM

I love Kristen, she's great.

Posted by Deb | December 17, 2008 8:35 AM

BROWNIES!!!! loved that place. i feel old.

Posted by lola | December 17, 2008 9:02 AM

They are just fine without Tanya. She was always more pop oriented anyway. I saw them at the Middle East in Cambridge, MA about two years ago and they were excellent! Can't wait to see them again.

Posted by djkitt | December 17, 2008 11:42 AM

i haven't seen them since '90 or so...both tanya and leslie were in the band.

i think i'll hit this. for old time's sake.

Posted by Anonymous | December 17, 2008 11:54 AM

I remember when I met Tonya Donnelly in a bar in the early 90s. She totally gave me her home phone number and licked my face(from my neck to my ear if ya know what I mean). I haven't washed since then, and every time i even think of her (which is every morning when I wake up and at night when I go to bed),and I think of the smell that lingers on my rotting skin, I sigh and my heart goes a flutter. When i write songs for my band Boy Genius, I usually summon the scent of her breath that night: a mix of cheap brandy and marlboro menthol lights. I have this mix for dinner every night to this day. I really can't wait for this show. Maybe some TM fans will appreciate my distinct brand of devotion. God knows no one else does!!!!!!

Posted by Jason Boy Genius | December 17, 2008 3:06 PM

none of that was actually true.

Posted by jason boy genius | December 17, 2008 3:20 PM

no west coast dates??

Posted by Anonymous | December 17, 2008 5:35 PM

late to the party, but everywhere I am looking lists the middle east show for 3/14.\\p

Posted by paul | January 5, 2009 10:50 PM

The show was great, I got it on DAT too

Posted by Anonymous | March 15, 2009 3:28 PM

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