Calvin Johnson touring, playing NYC with Chain & the Gang and more (dates)
K Records magnate Calvin Johnson (of Beat Happening, Dub Narcotic Sound System et al) has a few East Coast/Midwest dates this week, including a show on Wednesday (5/22) at Ran Tea House with labelmate Ian Svenonius' Chain & the Gang, and Arrington de Dionyso's Malaikat dan Singa, and the NYC live debut of Erin Earthling. Tickets for that show are on sale now.
Arrington de Dionyso's Malaikat dan Singa also play another NYC show on Friday (5/24) at Secret Project Robot with Aye Aye Rabbit (featuring Greg Saunier of Deerhoof), Many Mansions, and The Drunken Foreigner Band.
In other K Recs news, as mentioned, Heather Rose Dominic's 1998 documentary The Shield Around the K will screen next Friday (5/31) at Videology in Williamsburg as part of 2013 NYC Popfest. Screening is at 5 PM and free.
All Calvin Johnson tour dates are listed below.
Calvin Johnson - 2013 Tour Dates
05/21/13 Cambridge, MA Elks Lodge w/ Arrington de Dionyso's Malaikat dan Singa, Chain & The Gang
05/22/13 Brooklyn, NY Ran Tea House w/ Arrington de Dionyso's Malaikat dan Singa, Chain & The Gang, Erin Earthling
05/25/13 Cleveland, OH Survival Kit Gallery w/ Erin Earthling
05/26/13 Chicago, IL Co-Prosperity Sphere w/ Hunter & Josh
05/28/13 Minot, ND Laughterhouse United States