Posted in music on February 19, 2013


Toronto's Born Ruffians will release their new album, Birthmarks, on April 16 via Paper Bag in Canada and Yep Roc in the U.S. That's the cover art above and you can stream the album's sprightly first single, "Needle," below.

The band are going on tour this spring, including two stops in the NYC area: Bowery Ballroom on April 15 and Maxwell's in Hoboken on April 18. Tickets for the Bowery show are on AmEx presale on Wednesday (2/20) at noon with the regular on-sale happening Friday (2/22) at noon. Tickets to Maxwell's go on sale Wednesday at noon. All tour dates are listed below.


Born Ruffians - 2013 Tour Dates
Fri 04/12/13 Signal Kitchen Burlington VT w/ Leif Vollebekk
Sun 04/14/13 Firehouse 13 Providence RI w/ Magic Man
Mon 04/15/13 Great Scott Allston MA
Tue 04/16/13 Bowery Ballroom New York NY
Thu 04/18/13 Maxwells Hoboken NJ
Sat 04/20/13 Johnny Brenda's Philadelphia PA
Sun 04/21/13 Rock & Roll Hotel Washington DC
Tue 04/23/13 Motorco Music Hall Durham NC
Wed 04/24/13 The Earl Atlanta GA
Thu 04/25/13 Bottletree Birmingham AL
Fri 04/26/13 Spanish Moon Baton Rouge LA
Sat 04/27/13 Fatty Arbuckle's Shreveport LA
Mon 04/29/13 Fitzgerald's Houston TX
Tue 04/30/13 Red 7 Austin TX
Thu 05/02/13 Lowbrow Palace El Paso TX
Fri 05/03/13 Sail Inn Phoenix AZ
Sat 05/04/13 Casbah San Diego CA
Mon 05/06/13 Troubadour Los Angeles CA
Wed 05/08/13 Slims San Francisco CA
Fri 05/10/13 Star Theater Portland OR
Sat 05/11/13 Barboza Seattle WA
Sun 05/12/13 The Crux Boise ID w/ Gunfighters
Mon 05/13/13 In The Venue Salt Lake City UT
Tue 05/14/13 Larimer Lounge Denver CO
Thu 05/16/13 Waiting Room Omaha NE
Fri 05/17/13 The Mill Iowa City IA
Sat 05/18/13 Great Hall Memorial Union w/ Madison WI
Sun 05/19/13 7th Street Entry Minneapolis MN
Tue 05/21/13 Mad Planet Milwaukee WI w/ Surgeons in Heat
Wed 05/22/13 Magic Stick Detroit MI



Comments (5)

fleet foxes are such a bad choice to pick as an influence. remember when pitchfork basically destroyed this band with an 3.8? i'm surprised they even came back.

Posted by Anonymous | February 19, 2013 2:17 PM

hah! they used that 3.8 in promo materials and made it out to be a 3.8/4. cheeky move on their part.

this band crushes it, regardless of what pitchfork tells you.

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Posted by Michal | February 24, 2013 8:45 PM

Born Ruffians rule. I don't care what P4K says.

Posted by Anonymous | March 7, 2013 4:20 AM

This sing is perfect, summer loving. I belong with no one, you belong with me! The drums are addicting

Posted by Rambo | September 17, 2014 3:39 PM

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