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MC50 announce ‘Kick Out the Jams’ 50th anniversary tour dates ft. Fugazi & Soundgarden mems


Wayne Kramer will celebrate the 50th anniversary of his classic proto-punk band MC5 with “Kick Out the Jams: The 50th Anniversary Tour.” He’s assembled a supergroup called MC50 that includes Kim Thayil (Soundgarden), drummer Brendan Canty (Fugazi), bassist Dug Pinnick (King’s X), and frontman Marcus Durant (Zen Guerrilla). The dates for the tour have now been announced.

Dates include NYC-area stops at Long Island’s Paramount Theatre on September 14 and Manhattan’s Irving Plaza on September 17. Tickets for those shows go on sale Friday, April 6 at 10 AM with a LiveNation presale for Irving Plaza starting Wednesday (4/4) at 10 AM.

Kramer also has a memoir on the way titled, The Hard Stuff: Dope, Crime, the MC5, and My Life of Impossibilities, that’s out to be published August 14 by Da Capo Press. All tour dates are listed, along with a stream of Kick Out the Jams, below.

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MC5 – 50th Anniversary Tour Dates
9/5 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution Live
9/6 – St. Augustine, FL @ Backyard Stage at St. Augustine Amphitheatre
9/7 – Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse
9/8 – Raleigh, NC @ Hopscotch Music Festival
9/9 – Nashville, TN @ Exit/In
9/11 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
9/12 – New Haven, CT @ College Street Music Hall
9/13 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
9/14 – Huntington, NY @ The Paramount
9/15 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
9/17 – New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
9/18 – Montreal, QC @ Corona Theatre
9/19 – Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
9/21 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theatre
9/22 – Grand Rapids, MI @ 20 Monroe Live
9/23 – Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
9/25 – Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall Ballroom
9/26 – St. Louis, MO @ The Ready Room
9/28 – Austin, TX @ Mohawk
9/29 – Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater
10/1 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Marquee
10/2 – Las Vegas, NV @ Brooklyn Bowl
10/3 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
10/4 – San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom
10/5 – Los Angeles, CA @ John Anson Ford
10/15 – Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater
10/16 – Seattle, WA @ The Showbox
10/17 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
10/19 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall
10/20 – Denver, CO @ Gothic Theatre
10/23 – Minneapolis, MN @ Varsity Theater
10/24 – Chicago, IL @ Metro Chicago
10/25 – Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s
10/26 – Detroit, MI @ St. Andrew’s Hall
10/27 – Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore

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