Rock Plaza Central
Rock Plaza Central

Toronto's Rock Plaza Central is touring North America this May and June in support of its forthcoming, extravagantly titled disc, At The Moment Of Our Most Needing, Or If Only They Could Turn Around, They Would Know They Weren't Alone, due June 16th on Paper Bag Records.

That tour comes to NYC for two day of shows. They play Monday, June 1st at the Cake Shop with Josh Reichmann, Bird Of Youth and Mean Creek opening. Then, the group visits the Bell House on Tuesday, June 2nd for a show with Suckers and Josh Reichmann. Tickets for the Bell House show are on sale.

BTW, speaking of the Bell House. Tickets are now also on sale for the Veils/Foreign Born show happening there on August 3rd.

Suckers have a busy summer planned. That includes playing five shows with Rock Plaza Central, opening for MGMT at Prospect Park on July 1st and a July Pianos residency. Updated tour dates, along with their new video, and a live one, below.

Rock Plaza Central's new disc is the follow-up to 2006's Are We Not Horses?. Two MP3's from that previous album are posted above. The announced dates are only the first leg of the band's summer tour. All dates, album art and track list, also below...

Rock Plaza Central album cover
Rock Plaza Central

"At The Moment Of Our Most Needing..." Track Listing
1. Oh I Can
2. A Mule on Fire
3. (Don't You Believe the Words of ) Handsome Men
4. O Lord, How Many Are My Foes
5. (The World is) Good Enough
6. Country C
7. Them That Are Good and Them That Are Bad
8. The Wrong Side of the Right
9. Holy Rider
10. The Long Dead March
11. We Are Full of Light (That Blinds Us at the Moment of our Most Needing)
12. Wherever You Are, I'm Home
13. The Hot Blind Earth

Rock Plaza Central - 2009 Tour Dates
May 25 Toronto, Ontario Tranzac (open mike night)
May 26 Toronto, Ontario Sonic Boom Records In-store
May 27 Toronto, Ontario George Weston Recital Hall (Cancer Benefit for Alli's Journey)
May 27 Toronto, Ontario Dakota Tavern w/ Skydiggers
May 28 London, Ontario Groove Records In-Store
May 28 London, Ontario Call the Office
May 29 Ottawa, Ontario Zaphod's
May 30 Montreal, Quebec Green Room
May 31 Boston, MA - TT the Bear's w/ Mean Creek and The Grownup Noise
Jun 01 New York, NY - Cake Shop w/ Josh Reichmann, Bird Of Youth, Mean Creek
Jun 02 Brooklyn, NY - Bell House w/ Suckers, Josh Reichmann
Jun 03 Washington, DC - Black Cat Backstage w/Suckers
Jun 04 Philadelphia, PA - M Room w/ Suckers, Strand Of Oaks
Jun 06 Chicago, Illinois - Empty Bottle (Metronome Festival)
Jun 06 Chicago, Illinois - Beat Kitchen w/ Laura Gibson
Jun 07 Madison, WI - High Noon w/ Laura Gibson
Jun 08 Rock Island, IL - Ribco
Jun 10 Iowa City, IA - The Mill
Jun 11 Indianapolis, IN - Radio Radio
Jun 12 Pontiac, MI - Pike Room w/ Manna And Quail, Suckers
Jun 13 Toronto, Ontario - Lee's Palace w/ Suckers
Jul 18 Vancouver, British Columbia - Vancouver Folk Festival
Jul 19 Vancouver, British Columbia - Vancouver Folk Festival
Jul 24 Guelph, Ontario - Hillside Festival
Jul 25 Guelph, Ontario - Hillside Festival

Suckers - 2009 Tour Dates
Tue. June 2 Brooklyn, NY @ Bell House **
Wed. June 3 Washington, DC @ Black Cat **
Thu. June 4 Philadelphia, PA @ M Room **
Wed. June 10 Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle
Thu. June 11 Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen
Fri. June 12 Pontiac, MI @ Pike Room ** , Manna and Quail
Sat. June 13 Toronto, ON @ Lee's Palace **
Wed. July 1 Brooklyn, NY @ Prospect Park w/ MGMT
Thu. July 9 New York, NY @ Piano's
Thu. July 16 New York, NY @ Piano's
Thu. July 23 New York, NY @ Piano's
Thu. July 30 New York, NY @ Piano's
Fri. Oct. 2 - Sun. Oct. 4 Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits - Zilker Park

** w/ Rock Plaza Central