Modest Mouse Take To The Road





Modest Mouse have announced a less-than-modest number of gigs that they'll be playing across the United States this fallóin support of the 2000 release The Moon & Antartica,their first record for Epic Records. The trek kicks off on Sept. 7 in Portland and winds up Oct. 12 in Mormon country, Salt Lake City. More dates are expected to be announced on the band's web site in the coming weeks, www. http://www.knerd.com/~bwillen/ModestMouse.HTM. The Shins have been
tapped as the opening act for several of the shows. In other Modest news, frontman Isaac Brock has a solo record slated for release this fall on Sub Pop.


The confirmed tour dates are as follows:

9-07 Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom

9-08 Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom

9-10 San Francisco, CA - Warfield

9-11 West Hollywood, CA - House of Blues

9-12 West Hollywood, CA - House of Blues

9-13 Las Vegas, NV - House of Blues

9-14 Anaheim, CA - House of Blues

9-15 San Diego, CA ñ Canes

9-17 Tempe, AZ - Nita's Hideaway

9-20 Austin, TX - Stubb's Barbeque

9-21 Fort Worth, TX - Ridglea Theatre

9-22 Oklahoma City, OK - Java Jam

9-24 Oxford, MS - Proud Larry's

9-25 Atlanta, GA - Variety Playhouse (w/Built to Spill)

9-26 Atlanta, GA - Variety Playhouse (w/Built to Spill)

9-27 Carrboro, NC - Cat's Cradle

9-28 Washington, DC - Black Cat

9-29 Washington, DC - Black Cat

9-30 Philadelphia, PA ñ Trocadero

10-01 New York, NY - Irving Plaza

10-02 New York, NY - Irving Plaza

10-05 Newport, KY - Southgate House

10-06 Newport, KY - Southgate House

10-07 Chicago, IL - House of Blues

10-08 Kansas City, MO - Madrid Theatre

10-10 Denver, CO - Fillmore Auditorium

10-12 Salt Lake City, UT - Brick's



Source: Pitchforkmedia.com

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Modest Mouse Take To The Road