2/07/2017

Preoccupations Announce World Tour including Primavera and US Festival Dates at Coachella, Shaky Knees, and More

PREOCCUPATIONS ANNOUNCE WORLD TOUR DATES
INCLUDING PRIMAVERA AND US FESTIVAL DATES AT COACHELLA, SHAKY KNEES AND MORE
Photo Credit: Alessio Boni
Preoccupations will be hitting the road again this spring, playing a series of US dates including US festivals Coachella, Shaky Knees and Mission Creek Festivals. The dates will see the band cross North America before they head  to Europe to play more shows including Primavera Festival. 

Known for their commanding live show, Preoccupations play with precision and a knife cutting tension. The Chicago Tribune rave "With businesslike efficiency, the group generated maximum squall, guitars scraping like metal, the relentless, primal pulse of the drums pushing through the noise and Matt Flegel's tense vocals leaping out of the murk," while The Guardian state quite simply "It's a blisteringly intense form of release... and the songs are soaked in ominous tension."

Last year's self-titled album drew rave reviews across the board with The New York Times, Pitchfork, Billboard, Consequence of Sound and more all hailing it as a one of a kind record from a band who continues to push their sound. 

Tour dates are listed below with more shows both here in North America and the rest of the world to be announced soon. 



World Tour Dates
4.4.17 - Mission Creek Festival - Iowa City, IA
4.13.17 - Casbah - San Diego, CA
4.16.17 - Coachella - Indio, CA
4.23.17 - Coachella - Indio, CA
4.28.17 - Zaphod Beetlebrox - Ottawa, ONT
4.30.17 - Le Cercle - Quebec City, QC
5.2.17 - The Capital Complex - Fredericton, NB
5.3.17 - The Seahorse Tavern - Halifax, NS
5.5.17 - Columbus Theatre - Providence, RI
5.6.17 - The Ballroom at Outer Space - Hamden, CT
5.8.16 - Metro Gallery - Baltimore, MD
5.9.16 - Strange Matter - Richmond, VA
5.12.17 - Shaky Knees Festival - Atlanta, GA
5.24.17 - De Kreun - Kortrijk, Belgium
5.25.17 - Vera - Grongingen, Netherlands
5.26.17 - Immergut - Neustrelitz, Germany
5.27.17 - NoD - Prague, CZ
5.28.17 - A38 - Budapest, Hungary
5.29.17 - Tmuna - Tel Aviv, Israel
6.3.17 - Primavera Sound - Barcelona, Spain
6.7.17 - Beaches Brew Festival - Marina Di Ravenna, Italy
7.30.17 - Panorama Festival - New York, NY

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