Swans announce final tour dates

Treble staff

Swans have just announced their last tour dates in the current incarnation of the band. In an newsletter statement, frontman Michael Gira says, “what’s next? Musically, I have no clear idea, and don’t really want one at this juncture. I seem to have the sound of a sustained chord in my mind – not the striking of the chord, but what hangs in the air after as it dissipates, and what surrounds it, and I look forward to filling that out, traveling there.” He also notes that he’ll be working on keeping the Swans catalog in print, as evident in recent reissues of 1991’s White Light from the Mouth of Infinity, 1992’s Love of Life and 1995’s The Great Annihilator. Take a look at their upcoming tour dates below.

Swans’ most recent album is The Glowing Man.

Swans tour dates:

5/16 Istanbul, TR – Zorlu Performing Arts Center
5/18 Glasgow, UK – Oran Mor
5/19 Aberdeen, UK – The Lemon Tree
5/20 Leeds, UK Stylus – Leeds University Union
5/21 Sheffield, UK – The Plug
5/24 Birmingham, UK – The Asylum
5/25 Zottegem, BE – Dunk!Festival
5/26 Bristol, UK – Trinity Community Arts
5/27 London, UK – Roundhouse (w Thurston Moore Band)
5/28 Manchester, UK – Victoria Warehouse
5/30 Dublin, IRE – Button Factory
6/2 Barcelona, ES – Primavera Sound Festival
6/3 Moers, DE – Moers Festival
6/5 Biarritz, FR – Atabal
6/6 Angouleme, FR – La Nef
6/7 Rouen, FR – 106 Club
6/9 Porto, PT – NOS Primavera Sound Festival
8/2 Milan, IT – Magnolia Club Outside Concert
8/6 Katowice, PL – Off! Festival
8/10 Jaromer, CZ – Brutal Assault Festival
8/20 Las Vegas, NV – Psycho Las Vegas Festival
8/22 San Francisco, CA – Independent
8/25 Seattle, WA – The Neptune
8/26 Vancouver, BC – Venue
8/27 Portland, OR – Revolution Hall
10/4 Lorient, FR – Le Manège
10/5 Bordeaux, FR – Rock School Barbey
10/19 Winterthur, CH – Salzhaus
10/21 Fribourg, CH – Fri-SON
10/22 Heidelberg, DE – Halle 02
10/24 Dresden, DE – Beatpol
10/25 Leipzig, DE – Conne Island
10/26 Berlin, DE – Berghain
10/28 Bremen, DE – Lagerhouse
11/2 Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw (w Carla Bozulich)
11/3 Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw (w Anna von Hausswolff)
11/4 Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw (w Adult.)

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