Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Trigger New Record, New Tour, Same Funk





The diabolical powers that be the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion are set to take 2002 by storm. On April 9, the smooth moving, funk grooving new sounds of their new album, Plastic Fang, will be released on the Matador label. According to Billboard, the record was produced by guest drumming guru Steve Jordan, and features appearances from Elliott Smith,
Parliament/Funkadelic player Bernie Worrell, and Dr. John. Check out Matador's web site later this month for a free download of the track "Mean Heart." Later in April (on the 25th to be exact) the Explosion will embark on a 21 show US tour on April 25 in Washington D.C.


Jon Spencer Blues Explosion tour dates:

March 10: San Francisco (Bimbo's)

March 11: Los Angeles (El Rey Theatre)

April 25: Washington, D.C. (9:30 Club)

April 26: Chapel Hill, N.C. (Cat's Cradle)

April 27: Atlanta (Echo Lounge)

April 29: New Orleans (Howlin' Wolf)

April 30: Houston (Numbers)

May 1: Austin, Texas (Stubb's)

May 2: Dallas (Gypsy Ballroom)

May 3: Oklahoma City (Will Rogers Theater)

May 4: Lawrence, Kan. (Bottleneck)

May 5: St. Louis (Mississippi Nights)

May 7: Minneapolis (First Ave)

May 8: Milwaukee (Modjeska)

May 9: Chicago (Metro)

May 10: Bloomington, Ind. (Bluebird)

May 11: Detroit (St. Andrews Hall)

May 12: Cleveland (Beachland Ballroom)

May 14: Toronto (Kool Haus)

May 15: Montreal (Spectrum)

May 16: Boston (Roxy)

May 17-18: New York (Irving Plaza)


Source: Jason Anfinsen

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Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Trigger New Record, New Tour, Same Funk