Wishing Upon A Star For New J Mascis Dates

J Mascis is spending September through November on the road showing off tunes from his upcoming album, Tied To A Star.  The Dinosaur Jr. frontman will be hitting up major markets including Chicago, Pittsburgh, New York, Los Angeles and Seattle, as well as plenty of stops in between.

Tied To A Star is due out Aug. 25 in Europe and Aug. 26 in North America via Sub Pop. Recorded and produced by Mascis, the LP was mixed by John Agnello at Bisquiteen in Amherst, Mass., and includes guest appearances from Cat Power, Ken Maiuri of Young@Heart Chorus, Black Heart Procession’s Pall Jenkins and  Miracle Legion’s Mark Mulcahy.

Photo: John Davisson
Sasquatch! Music Festival, Gorge Amphitheatre, Quincy, Wash.

Pre-order Tied To A Star now from Sub Pop to receive the limited edition “Loser” vesion on hot pink vinyl and an art print (while supplies last). Or pick out a pre-order bundle via JMascis.com.

Check out the track “Every Morning” below.

And here’s the routing for the fall tour:

Sept. 24 – Hamden, Conn., The Ballroom at The Outer Space
Sept. 25 – Philadelphia, Pa., World Cafe Live
Sept. 26 – Baltimore, Md., Ottobar
Sept. 27 – Chapel Hill, N.C., Local 506
Sept. 28 – Asheville, N.C., The Grey Eagle
Sept. 30 – Birmingham, Ala., BottleTree
Oct. 1 – Nashville, Tenn., Exit / In    
Oct. 2 – Athens, Ga., 40 Watt Club  
Oct. 3 – Atlanta, Ga., Terminal West
Oct. 4 – Louisville, Ky., Zanzabar    
Oct. 5 – St. Louis, Mo., Off Broadway Nightclub
Oct. 7 – Lawrence, Kan., The Bottleneck
Oct. 8 – Omaha, Neb., The Waiting Room
Oct. 9 – Minneapolis, Minn., Minneapolis Institute Of Arts
Oct. 10 – Madison, Wis., High Noon Saloon
Oct. 11 – Chicago, Ill., Subterranean
Oct. 13 – Ann Arbor, Mich., Blind Pig
Oct. 14 – Cleveland Heights, Ohio, Grog Shop        
Oct. 15 – Pittsburgh, Pa., Club Cafe
Oct. 16 – Washington, D.C., Black Cat       
Oct. 17 – New York, N.Y., Bowery Ballroom
Oct. 18 – Cambridge, Mass., The Sinclair
Oct. 11 – Phoenix, Ariz., The Crescent Ballroom    
Nov. 12 – San Diego, Calif., The Casbah      
Nov. 13 – Long Beach, Calif., Alex’s Bar
Nov. 14 – Los Angeles, Calif., Echo
Nov. 15 – San Francisco, Calif., The Independent
Nov. 16 – Sonoma, Calif., Gundlach Bundschu Winery
Nov. 19 – Seattle, Wash., Tractor Tavern
Nov. 20 – Portland, Ore., Dante’s     
Nov. 21 – Denver, Colo., Larimer Lounge    
Nov. 22 – Denver, Colo., Larimer Lounge

Plus, you can find Mascis at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas. The Nov. 7-9 event hasn’t announced its daily schedule yet.

A fan presale began today. American Express is holding its own presale beginning Wednesday, June 11. The general onsale is scheduled Friday, June 13.  

Visit jmascis.com for more information.