photo: The Sword in Austin in 2013 (more by Sarah Linder)
The Sword

Austin riff-dudes The Sword have announced some tour dates for 2016 behind last year's High Country LP. The tour features two legs, the first supported by Royal Thunder, and the second by Purson.

The second leg of the tour will take them through NYC for a show at Brooklyn Bowl on May 17. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (1/29) at 10 AM.

Listen to the song "High Country" and check out all tour dates for the Sword below...

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The Sword -- 2016 Tour Dates
March 20 - Tucson, AZ - Rialto*
March 22 - Las Vegas, NV - Vinyl*
March 23 - Los Angeles, CA - El Rey*
March 24 - Sacramento, CA - Harlow's*
March 25 - San Francisco, CA - Slim's*
March 26 - Reno, NV - Jub Jub's Thirst Parlor*
March 28 - Spokane, WA - The Pin*
March 29 - Calgary, AB - Dickens Pub*
March 30 - Edmonton, AB - Starlite Room*
April 1 - Saskatoon, SK - O'Brians Event Center*
April 2 - Winnipeg, MB - Pyramid Cabaret*
April 3 - Fargo, ND - The Aquarium*
April 4 - Des Moines, IA - Wooly's*
April 5 - Chicago, IL - Thalia Hall*
April 7 - Milwaukee, WI - Eagles Hall*
April 8 - Indianapolis, IN - The Vogue*
April 10 - Rochester, NY - Montage Music Hall*
April 11 - Ottawa, ON - Ritual*
April 12 - London, ON - London Music Hall*
April 14 - Quebec City, QC - Le Cercle*
April 15 - Northampton, MA - Pearl Street Night Club*
April 16 - Washington, D.C. - DC BRAU*
May 7 - Charlotte, NC - Carolina Rebellion
May 8 - Tallahassee, FL - Sidebar Theater^
May 10 - Ft Lauderdale, FL - Culture Room^
May 11 - Orlando, FL - The Social^
May 12 - Pensacola, FL - Vinyl^
May 13 - Atlanta, GA - Shaky Knees
May 16 - Baltimore, MD - Ottobar^
May 17 - Brooklyn, NY - Brooklyn Bowl^
May 18 - Syracuse, NY - Lost Horizon^
May 20 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer^
May 22 - Columbus, OH - Rock On The Range
May 24 - Columbia, MO - Blue Note^
May 25 - Lincoln, NE - Bourbon Theater^
May 26 - Lawrence, KS - Granada^
May 27 - Pryor, OK - Rocklahoma
May 28 - Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey Live^

* - w/ Royal Thunder
^ - w/ Purson