Barry Ashworth, svengali of the electronica act Dub Pistols, has packed up his decks for
a solo American club tour set to begin Friday (Feb. 12) at the Justice League in San
Starting on the West Coast, Ashworth will play DJ at stops in major cities throughout the
Pacific Northwest, the Midwest and the East Coast, before closing out his travels with
some shows in Florida and Southern California.
Joining Ashworth on the 20-date outing is DeeJay Punk-Roc, touring in support of his
1998 album, Chicken Eye, which featured such songs as
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Roc/I_Hate_Everybody.ram">"I Hate Everybody"(RealAudio excerpt) and
"Dedicated" (RealAudio excerpt).
A veteran of the London club scene and a former concert promoter, Ashworth first
hopped on stage as part of the dance-rock act Déjà Vu, before teaming with turntablist
Malcolm Wax, guitarist John King, bassist Jason O'Bryan and keyboardist William Borez
to form the current Dub Pistols lineup.
The quintet's latest LP, Point Blank, features tunes such as "Cyclone" -- with its
frantic ska beats, horns and New York rapper T.K. Lawrence on vocals -- and the drum
'n' bass-styled "Anarchy."
Dub Pistols Tour Dates:
Feb. 12; San Francisco, Calif., Justice League
Feb. 13; Portland, Ore., La Luna
Feb. 14; Seattle, Wash., Aro Space
Feb. 17; Minneapolis, Minn., TBA
Feb. 18; Kansas City, Mo., Hurricane
Feb. 19; Hamtranck, Mich., Motor Lounge
Feb. 20; Chicago, Ill., Smart Bar
Feb. 23; Atlanta, Ga., Cotton Club
Feb. 24; Boston, Mass., Axis
Feb. 26; Washington, D.C., Snowboard Fest
Feb. 26; Washington, D.C., Capitol Ballroom
Feb. 27; New York, N.Y., Vanity
Feb. 28; Pittsburgh, Pa., Laga
March 1; Denver, Colo., Soma
March 3; Dallas, Texas, Lizard Lounge
March 4; Houston, Texas, TBA
March 7; Orlando, Fla., Sapphire Supper Club
March 10; West Palm Beach, Fla., Respectable Street Café
March 11; Hollywood, Calif., Palladium (w/ Fat Boy Slim)
March 13; Jacksonville, Fla., Milk Bar