Posted in books | music | tour dates on June 13, 2011

See A Little Light

Speaking of musicians with books, Bob Mould (Husker Du, Sugar) is releasing his autobiography See A Little Light: The Trail of Rage and Melody on June 15. The autobiography was written with Michael Azerrad (Our Band Could Be Your Life) and will be published via Little, Brown and company. Mould is currently on the road presenting readings from his book and solo acoustic performances of songs recorded with Husker Du, Sugar, and as a solo artist. He'll bring one of these presentations to NYC on June 23 at 92YTribeca. Tickets are available. Mould will also be at Highline Ballroom the next night (6/24) as one half of the DJ duo BLOWOFF with Rich Morel. Tickets are on sale for the Pride Week event.

Foo Fighters, whose recently released Wasting Light features Mould on guest vocals and guitar for the track "Dear Rosemary," have added a second leg to their previously announced tour. The first leg brings them to NJ's Izod Center in September. The tour now also includes a new NYC-area date on November 14 at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. Opener TBA. Tickets go on sale June 17 at 10 AM with a pre-sale starting June 15.

All dates below...

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Bob Mould 2011 Tour Dates
6.14 KCMP/The Current#
6.15 Dakota, Minneapolis, MN#
6.16 Mercury Theater, Chicago, IL#
6.23 92YTribeca, New York, NY#
6.24 Highline Ballroom, NY, NY*
6.28 Booksmith, San Francisco, CA#
6.29 Apple Store, San Francisco, CA#
7.26 Book Soup, Los Angeles, CA#
# - Bob Mould solo
* - w/ BLOWOFF

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FOO FIGHTERS U.S. TOUR 2011
Sept. 14 - St. Paul, MN - Xcel Center **
Sept. 16 - Kansas City, MO - Scottrade Center **
Sept. 17 - St. Louis, MO - Scottrade Center **
Sept. 19 - Detroit, MI - Palace of Auburn Hills **
Sept. 20 - Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena **
Sept. 22 - Columbus, OH - Nationwide Arena **
Sept. 23 - Pittsburgh, PA - Consol Energy Center **
Sept. 25 - Buffalo, NY - HSBC Center **
Sept. 26 - East Rutherford, NJ - Izod Center **
Oct. 9 - Denver, CO - Pepsi Center ***
Oct. 11 - Salt Lake City, UT - Maverick Center ***
Oct. 13 - Los Angeles, CA - The Forum ***
Oct. 16 - Phoenix, AZ - US Airways Center ***
Oct. 17 - San Diego, CA - Viejas Arena ***
Oct. 19 - Oakland, CA - Oracle Arena (Oakland Coliseum) ***
Oct. 20 - Sacramento, CA - Power Balance Pavilion ***
Nov. 14 - Newark, NJ - Prudential Center

** Rise Against & Mariachi el Bronx Support
*** Cage the Elephant *** Cage The Elephant & Mariachi el Bronx Support

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Comments (19)

Serious question here, but is Bob Mould a "bear" (gay guys with grizzly facial hair, bald, hairy)? I remember checking out his Myspace page once and his Top 8 was a bunch of bear-looking guys who looked like him and wondered if he had some sort of gay bear following.

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2011 2:35 PM

Bob Mould is gay, yes. Does that matter at all? No.

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2011 2:41 PM

Respect yr elders! Most bands that are featured on BV wouldn't be around today if it wasn't for bands like Husker Du and Dinosaur Jr.

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2011 2:42 PM

It doesn't matter, no but it's an interesting anecdote. You don't see many bear indie rock legends.

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2011 2:48 PM

Why wouldn't the Foo Fighters just add an MSG show? It will be open again by that point, and it sure as hell beats going to Newark.

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2011 2:49 PM

^ What they said.

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2011 2:51 PM

Prudential Center sound system > MSG

Foo knows whats up....

and plus NJ fans actually go off at shows instead of same old NY shows where people stand with their arms crosssed.

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2011 2:58 PM

Newark is a piece of cake...seriously...take path or NJ transit...

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2011 2:58 PM

I'm in a band called The Bears. And yes, all of us are "Bears."

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2011 2:59 PM

he's lost his fastball and then some - just terrible these days

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2011 3:11 PM

"Foo knows whats up...."

thanks for the douche chills

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2011 3:16 PM

Paul Westerberg would never do something like this.

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2011 3:22 PM

Ch.1 Grant Hart is okay
Ch.2 Grant Hart is love of my life
Ch.3 Grant Hart is getting on my nerves
Ch.4 Grant Hart is an asshole
Ch.5 Drugs are bad
Ch.6 Solo career(without that asshole Grant Hart)
Ch.7 Grant Hart still an asshole
Ch.8 Okay, I'll write wrestling
Ch.9 Greg Norton sent me a postcard.
Ch.9 Here's some keyboard stuff
Ch.10 Yes I'm a bear.
the end

Posted by ANONYMOUS 4 LIFE | June 13, 2011 3:47 PM

Bob Mould is the man. Grant Hart is the dude. Greg Norton is the chef.

This comment is the 1st non-douchey one.

I have stated facts. Carry on.

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2011 6:21 PM

^ most douchey comment

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2011 6:53 PM

^ Nope. I only state the truth, not douchey comments. Thanks for playing.

But it seems you're in the lead now! Keep it coming!

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2011 7:11 PM

Same night as the Dinosaur show. Fuck

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2011 7:59 PM

Bob Mould is a great pioneering fairly humble man.

As far as the Bear comment or if Bobs gay who cares about that.

Maybe your thinking of Check it Out.

Posted by Anonymous | June 14, 2011 12:47 AM

every interview hes just trashing grant, or talking about hart trashing him. youre, what, in your fifties now? grow UP. and seriously, this book is like tonya harting faux-memoir levels of cheesiness.

Posted by Anonymous | June 14, 2011 1:11 PM

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