Eclectic rockers Yo La Tengo will hit the road in late February for a
12-date North American tour, shortly after their new album arrives in
The new LP, And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out, is due Feb.
22, with its first single, "Saturday," expected to be on the airwaves
next month, a band spokesperson said. The disc is the follow-up to 1997's
I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One, which features the songs
"Little Honda" (RealAudio
excerpt) and "Autumn Sweater" (RealAudio
Yo La Tengo, whose sound ranges from feedback-driven noise rock to
sugar-coated melodic pop, will play a New Year's Eve show at their hometown
haunt, Maxwell's, in Hoboken, N.J. They'll kick off the tour nearly two
months later, with a Feb. 25 date at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.
The band later will move north into Canada before heading westward. The
tour is capped by three California dates, including a final stop at the
El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on March 13.
The husband-and-wife duo of singer/guitarist Ira Kaplan and drummer/singer
Georgia Hubley formed Yo La Tengo in 1984. The new album marks the fourth
time Roger Moutenot served as producer for the band, as well as the third
time Yo La Tengo traveled to his Nashville studio to record.
Yo La Tengo tour dates:
Feb. 25; Washington, D.C.; 9:30 Club
Feb. 26; Philadelphia, Pa.; Theatre of the Living Arts
Feb. 28; Cambridge, Mass.; Somerville Theatre
Feb. 29; New York, N.Y.; Town Hall
March 2; Toronto, Ontario; Phoenix Concert Theatre
March 3; Detroit, Mich.; Majestic Theatre
March 4; Chicago, Ill.; Metro
March 7; Seattle, Wash.; King Cat Theatre
March 8; Portland, Ore.; Aladdin Theatre
March 1011; San Francisco, Calif.; Great American Music Hall
March 13; Los Angeles, Calif.; El Rey Theatre