Michael Gira of Swans announces solo tour

Michael Gira of Swans announces solo tour
Photo: Cyrille Choupas

We knew a short Australian tour wouldn’t cut it for Michael Gira. Nor would reissues or a live release. As ever, the insatiable Swans frontman — who may or may not eat Bertolli pasta — wants not only more focus on him, but all focus on him, which is presumably (but not really) why he’s just announced a solo tour that’ll take him all over Europe. Does this mean a new Angels of Light album is coming out soon too? Nope!

Meanwhile, we continue to wait for the final album from Swans’s current lineup, which Gira describes as “bound to be an insatiable beast.”

Dates:

03.05.16 - Brisbane, AU - Queensland Gallery of Modern Art
03.08.16 - Melbourne, AU - Melbourne Recital Centre
03.09.16 - Sydney, AU - Carriageworks
03.30.16 - London, UK - Barbican Centre *
04.01.16 - Moscow, RU - ZIL Culture Center
04.02.16 - Saint Petersburg, RU - The Place SPB Venue
04.04.16 - Warsaw, PL - Pardon, To Tu
04.05.16 - Warsaw, PL - Pardon, To Tu
04.07.16 - Berlin, D - Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz
04.08.16 - Copenhagen, DK - Jazzhouse
04.09.16 - Oslo, N - John Dee Club inside Rockafeller
04.10.16 - Bergen, NO - Bergen Kunsthall - Landmark Bar
04.11.16 - Amsterdam, NL - Paradiso Upstairs
04.13.16 - Brussels, BE - AB Small Club
04.15.16 - Paris, FR - Le Point Ephémère

* Thurston Moore, Laura Cannell

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