Janet Weiss recently left Sleater-Kinney, and now her bands Quasi (with Sam Coomes) and Slang (with former Thermals bassist Kathy Foster and others) have announced a West Coast tour together, which begins two days before Sleater-Kinney's tour begins, also on the West Coast. All dates are listed below.

Janet's statement on leaving Sleater-Kinney said, "The band is heading in a new direction and it is time for me to move on." S-K issued their own statement on Janet's departure, saying they were "saddened by Janet's decision to leave Sleater-Kinney." Carrie later added, "What am I supposed to say? She left. We asked her to stay. We tried." S-K's new St. Vincent-produced album The Center Won't Hold -- which was finished with Janet before she left the band -- comes out August 16.

Watch a Quasi KEXP session from 2012 and listen to Slang's "Wilder" below:

Quasi -- 2019 Tour Dates
8/26 Portland - Mississippi Studios (benefit for immigrant rights)
10/7 Seattle - The Sunset Tavern*
10/8 Tacoma - Elks Temple*
10/10 San Francisco - Cafe Du Nord*
10/11 Palm Springs - The Alibi*
10/12 Costa Mesa - The Wayfarer*
10/13 Los Angeles - The Echo*
10/14 Oakland - Starline Social Club*

Slang -- 2019 Tour Dates
8/2 Portland - BUNK Sandwiches w/ The Mistons, Gash
10/7 Seattle - The Sunset Tavern*
10/8 Tacoma - Elks Temple*
10/10 San Francisco - Cafe Du Nord*
10/11 Palm Springs - The Alibi*
10/12 Costa Mesa - The Wayfarer*
10/13 Los Angeles - The Echo*
10/14 Oakland - Starline Social Club*

* - w/ Quasi

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