The Helio Sequence + Shabazz Palaces Announce 2013 Tour; Plus THEESatisfaction dates

Sub Pop label mates Shabazz Palaces and The Helio Sequence have just announced a joint 2013 January tour. The trek begins January 18 in Birmingham, AL at the Bottle Tree and wraps up on January 31 in Bloomington, IN at The Bishop Bar.

Both bands are currently on the road. Shabazz Palaces is in the midst of a European headlining tour with direct support from label mates THEESatisfaction. The tour is in Lorient, FR tonight, November 7 for a performance at Festival Les Discplines and ends on November 16 in Dublin, IE at Twisted Pepper. Additionally, both bands will close out 2012 with a hometown show on December 28 in Seattle, WA at the Neptune Theatre.  Shabazz Palaces have also scheduled a one-off headline show on February 1 in Chicago, IL at The Shrine.

Meanwhile, The Helio Sequence’s North American headlining tour is also underway, with a show tonight, November 7 in Iowa City at the Mill and will end on November 17 in Philadelphia, PA at Undeground Arts. Support for this tour comes from Ramona Falls.

The Helio Sequence 
Nov. 07 – Iowa CIty, IA – The Mill**
Nov. 08 – St. Paul, MN – Turf Club**
Nov. 09 – Milwaukee, WI – Shank Hall**
Nov. 10 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall**
Nov. 12 – Toronto, ON – Horseshoe Tavern**
Nov. 13 – Montreal, QC – Il Motore**
Nov. 14 – Allston, MA – Brighton Music Hall**
Nov. 15 – New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom**
Nov. 16 – Washington, DC – Black Cat**
Nov. 17 – Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts**
** w/ Ramona Falls

Shabazz Palaces w/ THEESatisfaction 
Nov. 07 – Lorient, FR – Festival Les Indisciplines
Nov. 09 – Nimes, FR – Paloma
Nov. 10 – Fribourg, CH – Fri-Son
Nov. 11 – Zurich, CH – Rote Fabrik
Nov. 12 – Munich, DE – Hansa 39
Nov. 13 – Berlin, DE – Fetsaal Kreuzberg
Nov. 15 – Liverpool, UK – Kazimier
Nov. 16 – Dublin, IE – Twisted Pepper
Dec. 28 – Seattle, WA – The Neptune Theatre

Shabazz Palaces & Helio Sequence 
Jan. 18 – Birmingham, AL – Bottle Tree
Jan. 19 – Atlanta, GA – Terminal West
Jan. 20 – Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
Jan. 22 – St. Augustine, FL – Cafe Eleven
Jan. 23 – Miami, FL – Grand Central Miami
Jan. 24 – Saint Petersburg, FL – The State Theatre
Jan. 25 – Orlando, FL – Social
Jan. 26 – Tallahassee, FL – Club Downloader
Jan. 27 – Asheville, NC – Orange Peel
Jan. 28 – Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge
Jan. 29 – Louisville, KY – Zanzabar
Jan. 30 – St. Louis, MO – The Firebird
Jan. 31 – Bloomington, IN – The Bishop Bar

Shabazz Palaces (SOLO) 
Feb. 1 – Chicago, IL – The Shrine