Wire, who are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year, are bringing their DRILL festival back to the U.S. in 2017, this year in Los Angeles at Echo/Echoplex on March 30 - April 1. (It was in Seattle in 2013 and Chicago in 2015) DRILL: LA will features performances from Bob Mould, Julia Holter, Laetitia Sadier, Mild High Club, Noveller and more. Special, only-at-DRILL events include a performance by FITTED -- featuring Wire's Graham Lewis & Matthew Sims as well as Mike Watt and Bob Lee -- and then there is the Pinkflag Guitar Orchestra which should feature at least a dozen axe-wielders on stage together. Single-day tickets and three-day passes are on sale and daily lineups are listed below.

The festival coincides with the release of Wire's new album, Silver Leads, and the band will be touring the West Coast around the fest. All dates are listed, along with new single "Short Elevated Period," below.

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Thursday, March 30
Bob Mould (Solo Electric)
Immersion
Special guest

Friday, March 31
Special guests
FITTED (Bob Lee, Graham Lewis, Matthew Sims, Mike Watt)
HowardAmb
Laetitia Sadier (solo)
Chasms
Noveller
SLOWS

Saturday, April 01
WIRE
Julia Holter (solo)
Mild High Club
Once and Future Band
+ the pinkflag guitar orchestra

Wire - 2017 Tour Dates
03.28 - Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom
03.29 - San Diego, CA @ Casbah
03.30 - Los Angeles, CA - DRILL : LA @ Echo
03.31 - Los Angeles, CA - DRILL : LA @ Echo/Echoplex
04.01 - Los Angeles, CA - DRILL : LA @ Echo/Echoplex
04.03 - San Francisco, CA @ Slims
04.05 - Portland, OR @ Dantes
04.07 - Vancouver, BC @ Imperial
04.08 - Seattle, WA @ Crocodile