Posted in music | tour dates on February 19, 2010

newest member of Cold Cave (red telephone not included) (more by Rachel Carr)
Jennifer Clavin

Cold Cave have canceled the remainder of their Midwest dates as they reconfigure their live setup. Over the past two nights, Cold Cave's performances in Las Vegas and Pomona featured founder Wesley Eisold and Dominick Fernow with an extended lineup comprised of Guy Licata (formerly of Hercules and Love Affair and longtime Bill Laswell collaborator) and Jennifer Clavin (formely of Mika Miko). The same members will take the stage at the Echoplex in Los Angeles tonight (2/18).

The band will be resuming dates beginning March 6 at London's Engine Shed with the Editors. They hope to reschedule all canceled dates in the near future. [Matador]

So it looks like Caralee McElroy (formerly of Xiu Xiu) isn't going to be performing with the band, in favor of these new faces (two other ex-Mika Miko members have joined Strange Boys).

You can see the new lineup in the video below taken at their Las Vegas show (with Jennifer on the MicoKorg), or at one of the future (currently all European) dates, which are posted below...

Cold Cave Las Vegas 2.17.10 (low qual. audio - turn speakers down)

Cold Cave - 2010 Tour Dates
Feb Thursday 18 Echoplex, CA - The Glass House @
Mar Saturday 06 London, UK - Engine Shed %
Mar Sunday 07 Preston, UK - Guildhall %
Mar Monday 08 Bradford, UK - St. George Hall %
Mar Wednesday 10 Glasgow, UK - The Academy %
Mar Thursday 11 Dundee, UK - Fat Sams %
Mar Friday 12 Iverness, UK - Ironworks %
Mar Saturday 13 Aberdeen, UK - Music Hall %
Mar Monday 15 Newcastle, UK - The Academy %
Mar Tuesday 16 Marchester, UK - The Apollo %
Mar Wednesday 17 Cambridge, UK - Corn Exchange %
Mar Thursday 19 Bournemouth, UK - The Academy %
Mar Friday 20 Brighton, UK - The Dome %
Mar Saturday 21 Cardiff, UK - Cardiff University %
Mar Sunday 23 Folkestone, UK - Leas Cliff Hall %
Mar Monday 24 London UK - Brixton Academy %
May Friday 07 Minehead, AD - All Tomorrow's Parties
May Saturday 08 Leeds, UK - Nation of Shopkeepers
May Sunday 09 Glasgow, UK - Captain's Rest
May Monday 10 Manchester, UK - Deaf Institute
May Wednesday 12 London, UK - Cargo
May Thursday 13 Brighton, UK - Great Escape Festival
May Friday 14 Amsterdan - Paradiso
May Saturday 15 Brussells, BE - Rotonde
May Sunday 16 Hamburg, DE - Ubel & Gefarlich
May Tuesday 18 Stockholm, CH - Svenska
May Wednesday 19 Copenhagen, DK - Rust
May Thursday 20 Berlin, DE - Bang Bang Club
May Friday 21 Berlin, DE - Offenbach
May Saturday 22 St. Gallen, CH - Theater Palace
May Sunday 23 Fribourg, CH FRI-SON
May Monday 24 Bologna, IT - Rocker Festival
May Tuesday 25 Turin, IT - Spazio 211
May Thursday 27 Paris, FR - Point Emphere
May Saturday 29 Barcelona, ES - Primavera Club
@ w/Smith Westerns, Best Coast
% w/ The Editors

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Comments (16)

they're playing WBAR-B-Q in April

Posted by detective | February 19, 2010 12:51 PM

she probably left because they're so terribly boring and all hype

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2010 1:07 PM

Bring back American Nightmare.

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2010 2:10 PM

not vegas, los angeles
that picture was taken at the echoplex

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2010 2:48 PM

cold cave has absolutely no substance. I can't understand why dominick continues to play with them instead of doing new prurient stuff. I hope caralee starts a new project soon and good for her for leaving this shitty band.

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2010 2:51 PM

This band will likely have a lengthy "ex-members" list in a couple years time, assuming Cold Cave even exists in two years. For all the talk about how it's a band not just a solo project, they sure can't seem to keep anybody around.

They also canceled some shows earlier this month because of the weather. Their tour mates Nite Jewel were somehow able to make it to all the dates unharmed.

Everybody who has ever been involved in Cold Cave has done better stuff elsewhere, two new members included. Weak.

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2010 3:58 PM

Its not surprising that Fernow would play this rehash music at all. And Mika Mako well thats just another example of a band with no history that is really over hyped.

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2010 6:20 PM

that dude always wears that big coat
is he dressing the part of being in a cold cave

Posted by Anonymous | February 20, 2010 8:11 AM

that big coat= he's trying to hide the fact that he only has one hand.

Posted by Anonymous | February 20, 2010 9:55 AM

bring back Wes's hand

Posted by Anonymous | February 21, 2010 12:08 PM

cold cave are total bullshit.

time to stop paying attention to them

Posted by Anonymous | February 21, 2010 12:19 PM

no substance? how so?

American Nightmare broke up 6 years ago...get over it.

Posted by Anonymous | February 23, 2010 4:52 PM

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Posted by team national | March 11, 2010 6:48 AM

you guys are all on drugs; cold cave is fucking sick. er wait, maybe ur not on drugs.

Posted by dan | March 16, 2010 7:37 PM

I have seen these guys before.

Posted by flag poles | September 21, 2010 12:58 PM

This band is SO cool!

Posted by Flagpole | November 23, 2010 7:12 PM

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