Japandroids announce world tour

Japandroids announce world tour

Japandroids, recently announced their new album last week, Near To The Wild Heart Of Life, the full-length is due out on January 27, via Arts & Crafts/Anti Records, with an early release for vinyl on January 24th. Additionally, they released the first single of the same name. Japandroids also released the title-track and first single, which is now available for streaming.

Today, the band announces their first world tour in three years, starting February 13 in Madison, WI, arriving in Toronto, ON on February 17 at the Danforth Music Hall, with the North American portion wrapping in their hometown of Vancouver, BC on March 20 at the Commodore Ballroom. A European tour will follow in April.

Japandroids on tour:

2016
11/25 – Mexico City, MX @ Cardura Bar
12/01 – Wollongong, AU @ University of Wollongong
12/03 – Berry, AU @ Fairgrounds Festival
12/06 – Melbourne, AU @ The Tote
12/10 – Meredith, AU @ Meredith Festival
12/13 – Sydney, AU @ Red Rattler

2017
02/13 – Madison, WI @ Majestic Theatre
02/14 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
02/15 – Chicago, IL @ Vic Theatre
02/17 – Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
02/20 – Boston, MA @ Royale
02/23 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5
02/24 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
02/27 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
03/01 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
03/03 – Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse
03/04 – Birmingham, AL @ Saturn
03/05 – St. Louis, MO @ Ready Room
03/07 – Denver, CO @ Gothic Theatre
03/10 – Los Angeles, CA @ Fonda Theatre
03/11 – San Diego, CA @ Music Box
03/13 – Santa Ana, CA @ Observatory
03/14 – San Francisco, CA @ Fillmore
03/17 – Portland, OR @ Revolution Hall
03/18 – Seattle, WA @ Neptune
03/20 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
04/18 – Copenhagen, DK @ Pumpehuset
04/19 – Hamburg, DE @ Uebel & Gehfährlich
04/20 – Cologne, DE @ Gebaude 9
04/22 – Berlin, DE @ Columbia Theater
04/23 – Frankfurt, DE @ Zoom
04/24 – Amsterdam, NE @ Melkweg
04/26 – Paris, FR @ La Maroquinerie
04/27 – Brussels, BE @ The Rotonde / Botanique
04/28 – Birmingham, UK @ 02 Institute Birmingham
04/30 – Glasgow, UK @ The Garage
05/01 – Leeds, UK @ Stylus
05/02 – Nottingham, UK @ Rescue Rooms
05/04 – Manchester, UK @ Gorilla
05/05 – Brighton, UK @ Concorde 2
05/06 – London, UK @ 02 Shepherd’s Bush Empire

Near To The Wild Heart Of Life, was written clandestinely throughout 2014 and 2015 in Vancouver, Toronto, New Orleans, and Mexico City. It was mostly recorded by Jesse Gander, who had previously recorded both Post-Nothing and Celebration Rock,at Rain City Recorders in Vancouver, BC (September-November, 2015). One song, “True Love And A Free Life Of Free Will”, was recorded by Damian Taylor during an exploratory recording session at Golden Ratio in Montreal, QC (February, 2015). The album was mixed by Peter Katis at Tarquin Studios in Bridgeport, CT (May, 2016).