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Minus the Bear announce new LP & tour with Beach Slang & Bayonne, share song

Minus the Bear
photo by Shervin Lainez

Minus the Bear will release the followup to 2012’s Infinity Overhead, titled VOIDS, on March 3. For this one, they’re back on their original label Suicide Squeeze for the first time since 2007’s Planet of Ice. It’s also their first time working with producer Sam Bell, who’s worked with The Cribs, R.E.M., Bloc Party, and others. The first single is “Invisible,” which is a perfectly solid example of the rhythmic, hook-filled songwriting they’ve been doing for quite a while now. Check it out, with the album artwork, below.

Minus the Bear also announced a tour with Beach Slang (who just announced a new covers mixtape) and Bayonne. That’s a pretty sweet triple bill.

Those three bands will hit NYC on March 28 at Webster Hall, and the next night, Minus the Bear and Bayonne will play Music Hall of Williamsburg (3/29) without Beach Slang. (Wild Arrows are opening instead.) Tickets for Webster and MHOW go on sale Friday (1/13) at 10 AM, and there’s a venue presale for Webster starting Thursday (1/12) at 10 AM, The whole tour is on a VIP presale (which comes with a copy of the album) now. All dates are listed below.

Minus the Bear VOIDS

Minus the Bear / Beach Slang / Bayonne — 2017 Tour Dates
MARCH
10 – Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory * (Sand supporting instead of Bayonne)
11 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot * (Sand supporting instead of Bayonne)
12 – Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall * (Sand supporting instead of Bayonne)
14 – Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater
18 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
20 – Orlando, FL @ Beacham Theater
21 – Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse
22 – Charlotte, NC @ The Underground
23 – Richmond, VA @ The National
24 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat
25 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
26 – Boston, MA @ Royale
28 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall
29 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg * (Wild Arrows supporting instead of Beach Slang)
30 – Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom
31 – Toronto, ON @ The Opera House

APRIL
01 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls
02 – Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews Hall
04 – Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line
05 – Omaha, NE @ Slowdown
06 – Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
07 – St. Louis, MO @ Delmar Hall
08 – San Antonio, TX @ Maverick Music Festival
10 – Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom
12 – Los Angeles, CA @ Belasco Theater
13 – San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
14 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
15 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox

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