Raving About New Mogwai Dates

Mogwai has made plans to head across the Atlantic come spring 2014 for the band’s first North American tour since 2012. The trek includes stops in Houston, Nashville, New York, Philadelphia, Toronto, Chicago and Salt Lake City. Tickets go on sale this week.

The Scottish post-rock group has a new album to go along with the tour. Marking Mogwai’s eighth full-length LP, Rave Tapes is due out Jan. 20 on Rock Action Records. Check out the track “Remurdered” below.

Photo: Matt Schwenke / Concert Livewire.com
Turner Hall, Milwaukee, Wis.

The band has also booked a nice serving of gigs in Europe for early next year with shows in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, France, Italy and Switzerland.

Here’s the plan for North America:

April 21 – Albuquerque, N.M., Sunshine Theatre     
April 22 – El Paso, Texas, Tricky Falls     
April 23 – Dallas, Texas, Granada Theater
April 24 – Austin, Texas, Emo’s     
April 25 – Houston, Texas, Fitzgerald’s
April 26 – Baton Rouge, La., Varsity Theatre     
April 27 – New Orleans, La., The Civic Theatre     
April 29 – Miami, Fla., Grand Central     
April 30 – Tampa, Fla., The Ritz Ybor     
May 1 – Orlando, Fla., The Beacham     
May 3 – Nashville, Tenn., Exit / In     
May 6 – Charlotte, N.C., Amos’ SouthEnd     
May 7 – Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club     
May 8 – Philadelphia, Pa., Union Transfer     
May 9 – New York, N.Y., Terminal 5     
May 10 – Boston, Mass., House Of Blues Boston     
May 11 – Montreal, Quebec, Metropolis     
May 13 – Toronto, Ontario, The Danforth Music Hall     
May 14 – Cleveland, Ohio, House Of Blues     
May 15 – Detroit, Mich., St. Andrews Hall     
May 16 – Chicago, Ill., Vic Theatre     
May 17 – Des Moines, Iowa, Wooly’s     
May 18 – Minneapolis, Minn., First Avenue     
May 20 – Denver, Colo., Ogden Theatre     
May 21 – Salt Lake City, Utah, The Depot     
May 24 – Portland, Ore., Roseland Theater
May 25 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Vogue Theatre

Presale tickets for select dates will be available beginning Wednesday. Tickets go on sale to the public Friday.

For more information click here for Mogwai’s website.