Time for GBV fans to get a bit crazy...Robert Pollard has formed a new band. Joining forces with John Moen (The Decemberists) and Chris Clusarenko (GBV's bassist), the band is called Boston Spaceships and will be going on the road in the fall.
Their album Brown Submarine will be on September 9th via Guided By Voices Inc. and the band will be going on tour to support the release (wooooo!).
Here are the dates:
09-25 Cincinnati, OH - Midpoint Music Festival *
09-26 Cleveland Heights, OH - Grog Shop *
09-27 Washington, DC - Black Cat *
09-29 Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda's *
09-30 Boston, MA - Paradise #
10-01 New York, NY - Highline Ballroom *
10-03 Ann Arbor, MI - Blind Pig *
10-04 Dayton, OH - Dayton Music Festival
10-06 Chicago, IL - Double Door *
10-07 St. Paul, MN - Turf Club *
10-09 Champaign, IL - Higher Ground *
10-10 St. Louis, MO - Bluebird *
10-11 Memphis, TN - Hi-Tone *
10-14 Austin, TX - The Parish *
10-15 Dallas, TX - The Loft *
10-17 Atlanta, GA - The Earl *
10-18 Nashville, TN - Mercy Lounge *
Also, Pitchfork has a nice little MP3 so you can check out the band.
Boston Spaceships - Go For The Exit