"In early 1973, they were billed to open for the Rolling Stones, but Mick Jagger's visa was rejected from a previous drug conviction and all concerts were cancelled. Later that year the band broke up, with Yamanaka going on to release various solo albums." [Wikipedia]The time is finally here, and it looks like it's actually going to happen. the Flower Travellin' Band will play their first-ever US show at the closed-but-temporarily-reopened Knitting Factory in NYC tonight (3/13). Knyfe Hyts open and tickets are still on sale, and it gets better... The Japanese band have added a 2nd NYC show. They are also playing the smaller Studio at Webster Hall in NYC on Saturday (3/14) with Endless Boogie! Tickets for that one are also on sale. From there they head to Philly, Washington DC, and then Austin for SXSW. The tour poster and all dates below...
Flower Travellin' Band - 2009 Tour Dates
March 13 @ the re-opened Knitting Factory in NYC
March 14 @ The Studio @ Webster Hall
March 16 @ Johnny Brenda's in Philadelphia, PA
March 17 @ Velvet Lounge in Washington DC
March 19 @ Smokin' Music in Austin, TX (SXSW)