Violent Femmes announce U.S. tour, enlist tribute act Dirty Femmes to open first show

The Violent Femmes are headed back out on tour this June, having just announced a 10-date run of shows in the western U.S. that includes a slot at the Arroyo Seco Weekend festival in Pasadena, Calif., alongside Neil Young, Jack White, Robert Plant, Kings of Leon and The Pretenders.

The tour opens June 11 in frontman Gordon Gano’s adopted hometown of Denver — a show that’ll be opened by local tribute act Dirty Femmes, with whom Gano occasionally performs — and includes dates in Utah, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Nevada and California.

Check out the Femmes’ website for full ticketing information.

 

Violent Femmes tour dates:

June 11: Denver, CO – Botanic Gardens *
June 13: Salt Lake City, UT – Red Butte Garden #
June 14: Boise, ID – Knitting Factory #
June 16: Portland, OR – Portland Zoo Amphitheatre #
June 17: Seattle, WA – Woodland Park Zoo #
June 20: Reno, NV – Cargo #
June 21: Saratoga, CA – The Mountain Winery **
June 22: Berkeley, CA – UC Theatre **
June 24: Pasadena, CA – Arroyo Seco Weekend 2018
June 25: San Diego, CA – Humphrey’s ***

* w/ Dirty Femmes
# w/ Ava Mendoza
** w/ Atwin Batish
*** w/ Blaise Garza & John Sparrow

 

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