Against Me! will finish out the year doing the same thing they always do–playing their hearts out.
This Friday the 13th, the band—vocalist/guitarist Laura Jane Grace, guitarist James Bowman, bassist Andrew Seward and drummer Atom Willard—land in Buffalo, New York, for a performance at Buffalo RiverWorks. The band will take a break before Christmas to head out to Austin and spending New Year’s Eve at the Summit Music Hall in Denver, Colorado.
Against Me! will spend the first part of next year writing and recording the follow-up to their 2016 release, Shape Shift With Me. Beginning in March, the band will resume with Stef Chura opening nearly all of the dates.
Grace teased it as the “first tour of 2020,” which can only mean the band have a big year in store.
— Laura Jane Grace (@LauraJaneGrace) December 10, 2019
The vocalist beat the hell out of 2019 with a workaholic fury. The band recently completed the 2 Nights/4 Records/48 Songs tour where they played four albums (2005’s Searching For A Former Clarity, 2007’s New Wave, 2010’s White Crosses and 2014’s Transgender Dysphoria Blues) in five different cities. Grace and drummer Willard also enlisted producer Marc Hudson to play bass for her solo project, Laura Jane Grace And The Devouring Mothers, whose debut album Bought To Rot was released by Bloodshot Records in November 2018. The trio toured extensively this year, as well.
Tickets for the March 2020 shows go on sale this Friday, Dec. 13 at 10 a.m. local time. Anything else you need to know can be gleaned from the band’s site right here.
12/13 – Buffalo, NY @ Buffalo RiverWorks
12/29 – Austin, TX @ Mohawk
12/31 – Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
03/11 – Holyoke, MA @ Gateway City Arts
03/12 – Portland, ME @ Port City Music Hall
03/13 – Pawtucket, RI @ The Met
03/14 – Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
03/17 – State College, PA @ Re//Bar
03/18 – Millvale, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theatre
03/19 – Richmond, VA @ The Broadberry
03/20 – Durham, NC @ Motorco Music Hall
03/21 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
03/22 – Charlotte, NC @ The Underground, Fillmore Charlotte
03/24 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
03/25 – St. Augustine, FL @ Backyard Stage at St. Aug.
03/26 – Orlando, FL @ The Social
03/27 – Tampa, FL @ Crowbar
03/28 – Pensacola, FL @ Vinyl Music Hall
03/29 – New Orleans, LA @ Republic NOLA
03/31 – Jackson, MS @ Duling Hall
04/01 – Birmingham, AL @ Saturn
04/02 – Athens, GA @ 40 Watt
04/04 – Atlantic City, NJ – The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival (Against Me! only)