10/22/2019

Caspian Announce 2020 Western North American Tour   ​  

CASPIAN ANNOUNCE WESTERN NORTH AMERICA TOUR

TOUR NEWS ARRIVES AS BAND PREPS FOR A BUSY 2020
 
 
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Oct. 22, 2019, Beverly, Mass. – Caspian, the beloved Massachusetts-based sextet whose music Pitchfork said is “the most regal of the instrumental new rock school” and the New York Times described as making “immersive” and “epic” music, have announced an early 2020 Western North American tour, marking the band’s first swing through the West Coast in three years.

“It will be most welcome for us New Englanders to escape winter’s grip up here for a second and discover much more of the West Coast than we usually would be able to on a longer U.S. tour,” says Philip Jamieson. “We haven’t been out that way in three years, see you this January.”

The tour news comes as Caspian prepares for both a busy end-of-the-year and an eventful 2020. First up are a pair of hometown shows, Nov. 16 at The Cabot, that sees the band accompanied by the Losander Chamber Orchestra, performing 2 hours of career spanning and never before heard material. The evening performance is sold out but a limited number of tickets remain for the matinee. Those must see outings are followed by an Asian tour that finds the band playing eight Chinese cities as well as a Tokyo date. Additional tour dates for 2020 will be announced soon.

Newly announced tour dates:

January 30 Los Angeles, CA Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever
January 31 Phoenix, AZ Rebel Lounge
February 1 San Diego, CA The Casbah
February 3 Fresno, CA Strummer’s
February 5 San Francisco, CA Great American Music Hall
February 7 Portland, OR Doug Fir Lounge
February 8 Vancouver, BC Biltmore Cabaret
February 9 Seattle, WA Neumos
February 11 Sacramento, CA Holy Diver
February 12 Long Beach, CA Long Beach Art Theatre

Tickets for all dates are on-sale this Friday, Oct. 25. A premium package, including a ticket, exclusive patch and signed poster are available now via Caspian.band.

Full list of upcoming dates:

November 16 Beverly, MA The Cabot (matinee)
November 16 Beverly, MA The Cabot SOLD OUT
December 6 Chengdu, China Zhenghuo Art Flame
December 8 Beijing, China Tango 3F
December 10 Wuhan Shi, China Vox Livehouse
December 11 Nanjing Shi, China Space
December 12 Hangzhou, China Mao Livehouse
December 13 Shanghai, China Mao Livehouse
December 14 Shenzhen Shi, China B10 Live
December 15 Guangzhou, China T:Union
December 17 Tokyo, Japan Koenji High
January 30 Los Angeles, CA Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever
January 31 Phoenix, AZ Rebel Lounge
February 1 San Diego, CA The Casbah
February 3 Fresno, CA Strummer’s
February 5 San Francisco, CA Great American Music Hall
February 7 Portland, OR Doug Fir Lounge
February 8 Vancouver, BC Biltmore Cabaret
February 9 Seattle, WA Neumos
February 11 Sacramento, CA Holy Diver
February 12 Long Beach, CA Long Beach Art Theatre

Caspian have released four albums: The Four Trees (2007), Tertia (2009), Walking Season (2012) and Dust and Disquiet (2015). Since the Beverly, Mass.-based band’s inception, they’ve earned accolade upon accolade for their sweeping, cinematic music. 2015’s Dust and Disquiet was hailed by Noisey as “the life-affirming soundtrack you need in your life,” Brooklyn Vegan exclaimed “eardrums will be blown and jaws will be dropped” upon hearing the 10-song release, while Spin described the sextet’s output as “epic, wordless orchestral swells on the lush, layered, and crushingly pretty.” Caspian is Philip Jamieson (guitar/keyboards), Erin Burke-Moran (guitar), Jonny Asburn (guitar), Jani Zubkovs (bass), Calvin Joss (guitar) and Justin Forrest (drums).

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