Swans' Michael Gira announces solo tour

See the seer.

Swans were good to Europe in 2013, taking their monumental The Seer LP all over the continent this Summer. In a similar spirit, band mastermind Michael Gira has confirmed a new solo tour, set to wend its way across Europe in March 2014. The jaunt will see Gira performing a mixed bag of material, including Swans tracks, Angels of Light material and solo work.

The tour includes stop-offs in Russia, Germany, Spain and Scandinavia, amongst other destinations. A solitary UK date will take place at Hackney’s Church of St. John on March 12.

If remarks from Gira earlier this year still hold good, we can expect a new Swans album in 2014, part-funded by recent live LP Not Here / Not Now. By way of preparation, check out FACT’s 2012 interview with the man himself.

Tour Dates:
March 6 Madrid, Spain – El Sol
March 7 San Sebastian, Spain – Andia Kuxta
March 8 Barcelona, Spain – Sala Apolo
March 10 Paris, France – TBD
March 11 Amsterdam, Netherlands – MC Theater
March 12 London, UK – Church of St John at Hackney
March 14 Copenhagen, Denmark- Hofteatret
March 15 Oslo, Norway – Blå
March 16 Oslo, Norway – Emanuel Vigeland Mausoleum Museum
March 18 Warsaw, Poland – Pardon, To Tu
March 19 Warsaw, Poland – Pardon, To Tu
March 21 St. Petersburg, Russia – Dada
March 22 Moscow, Russia – Teatr Club
March 24 Odessa, Ukraine – Bernardazzi Wine Club
March 26 Bucharest, Romania – Control Club
March 27 Bologna, Italy – Locomotiv
March 28 Milan, Italy – Teatro Dal Verme
March 29 Berlin, Germany – Kantine @ Berghain

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