Sonic Youth & Yeah Yeah Yeahs plan separate summer tours to pass through First Avenue


Really, we all know that I don’t need to do anything more for this post than list the dates for these two separate summertime shows that our friends at First Avenue booked this week. I can guarantee these will sell out in no time, because anyone who wants to see these bands live definitely knows how rare these Minnesota visits are for the longtime indie rock gods in Sonic Youth (on July 21) and the constantly rising star of Karen O and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs (on May 30). Tickets for both shows will be available this Saturday, May 2nd. Pay attention to first-ave.com for the link or just drop by their box office!

May 30, 2009
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
First Avenue in Minneapolis, MN
Doors @ 6 / All Ages

July 21, 2009
Sonic Youth
First Avenue in Minneapolis, MN
Doors @ 7 / 18+

Non-Minnesota residents, keep reading! All of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Sonic Youth shows that are booked so far are listed after the link…

Yeah Yeah Yeahs summer 2009 tour dates:

05-23 Quincy, WA – Sasquatch Festival
05-26 Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre
05-27 Detroit, MI – Clutch Cargos
05-28 Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
05-30 Minneapolis, MN – First Ave.
05-31 Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Club
06-02 St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
06-03 Kansas City, MO – MO – The Beaumont
06-06 Mountain View, CA – Live 105 BFD
06-12 Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo

Sonic Youth summer 2009 tour dates:

05-16 Brooklyn, NY – No Fun Fest
05-27 Malmo, Sweden – Kulturebolaget
05-28 Hassleholm, Sweden – Siesta Festival
05-30 Barcelona, Spain – Primavera Festival
05-31 Dudingen, Switzerland – Kilbi Festival
06-28 Chicago, IL – Vic Theater
06-29 Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre
07-02 Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
07-03 New York, NY – United Palace Theatre
07-06 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
07-08 Richmond, VA – The National
07-10 Knoxville, TN – Bijou Theter
07-11 Nashville, TN – War Memorial
07-12 Birmingham, AL – Sloss Furnaces
07-13 Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse
07-15 Dallas, TX – House of Blues
07-16 Tulsa, OK – Cain’s
07-18 Kansas City, MO – Uptown Theater
07-20 Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall
07-21 Minneapolis, MN – First Ave.
07-23 Boise, ID – Knitting Factory
07-25 Seattle, WA – Capitol Hill Block Party
07-28 Portland, OR – Roseland Ballroom
07-30 Salt Lake City, UT – Twilight Music Fest
07-31 Denver, CO – Ogden Theater
08-02 Oakland, CA – Fox Theater

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One Response to “Sonic Youth & Yeah Yeah Yeahs plan separate summer tours to pass through First Avenue”

  1. […] all their classics as beautifully as this revamped “Teenage Riot” sounds to my ears. Don’t forget, we’ll be getting our own Sonic Youth performance at First Avenue in June. Tickets are […]

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