Galactic Orbits The U.S.

2017 looks to be another busy year for Galactic.  The veteran jam band is pulling in six support acts for its winter tour, with a nearly two-month long routing through the U.S.

The band has dates booked from Feb. 2 at the  in Lincoln, Neb., to March 25 at the  in Chicago. Prior to this Galactic appears on the  departing out of Miami Jan. 20.

There are six acts joining Galactic on the new run: Con BrioThe Hip AbductionThe Bright Light Social HourGene Evaro Jr.Andy Frasco & The U.N,, and funky Meters. Each night only has one support act listed, and a few shows will feature the band by itself.

The group already had a lot going on for the rest of 2016, as they play  in Baton Rouge, La., tomorrow night and are then on the road until a Nov. 19 gig in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The band also has a pair of shows lined up Dec. 29 and 30 at  in New York, and then performs on New Year’s Eve at  in its native New Orleans.

Galactic was featured as a Pollstar HotStar in 1999 and has been spreading its brand of funky jazz around the country for more than 20 years. The band released its tenth full-length project in 2015, Into The Deep. The album includes collaborations with Macy GrayMavis Staples, and , among others.

Check out the routing for next year’s tour below, with the support act joining Galactic listed in parenthesis:

Feb. 2 – Lincoln, Neb., Bourbon Theatre (Andy Frasco)
Feb. 3 – Kansas City, Mo., Madrid Theatre (Andy Frasco)
Feb. 4 – Denver, Colo., Fillmore Auditorium (Andy Frasco)
Feb. 5 – Aspen, Colo., Belly Up Aspen (Andy Frasco)
Feb. 6 – Park City, Utah, Park City Live (The Bright Light Social Hour)
Feb. 7 – Victor, Idaho, Knotty Pine
Feb. 9 – Missoula, Mont., The Wilma (The Bright Light Social Hour)
Feb. 10 – Seattle, Wash., The Showbox (The Bright Light Social Hour)
Feb. 11 – Portland, Ore., McMenamins Crystal Ballroom (The Bright Light Social Hour)
Feb. 12 – Crystal Bay, Nev., Red Room @ Crystal Bay Casino (Gene Evaro Jr.)
Feb. 14 – Las Vegas, Nev., Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas  (The Bright Light Social Hour)
Feb. 15 – Tucson, Ariz., Rialto Theatre (The Bright Light Social Hour)
Feb. 16 – Solana Beach, Calif., Belly Up Tavern (The Bright Light Social Hour)
Feb. 17 – Los Angeles, Calif., The Fonda Theatre (Funky Meters)
Feb. 18 – San Francisco, Calif., Warfield Theatre  (Funky Meters)
Feb. 25 – New Orleans, La., Tipitina’s Uptown
Feb. 27 – New Orleans, La., Tipitina’s Uptown
March 9 – Boston, Mass., House Of Blues Boston (Con Brio)
March 10 – Philadelphia, Pa., The Fillmore Philadelphia (Con Brio)
March 12 – Fairfield, Conn., The Warehouse (Con Brio)
March 14 – South Burlington, Vt., Higher Ground (Con Brio)
March 15 – Pittsburgh, Pa., Rex Theater (Con Brio)
March 16 – Charlottesville, Va., Jefferson Theater (Con Brio)
March 17– Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club (Con Brio)
March 18 – Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club
March 21 – Cleveland, Ohio, Beachland Ballroom (The Hip Abduction)
March 22 – Detroit, Mich., St. Andrews Hall (The Hip Abduction)
March 23 – Milwaukee, Wis., Turner Hall Ballroom (The Hip Abduction)
March 24 – Minneapolis, Minn., First Avenue (The Hip Abduction)
March 25 – Chicago, Ill., House Of Blues (The Hip Abduction)

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