Friday, February 22, 2013

Get in the van — or on the plane: Black Flag and Flag 2013 tour dates, U.S. and abroad

BLACK FLAG'S Greg Ginn and Ron Reyes have been busy recording songs for a new album in Taylor, Texas.

FLAG has added Dez Cadena on second guitar to go along with its powerhouse lineup of Keith Morris (who has almost fully recovered from a diabetic coma, according to OFF!'s Facebook page), Chuck Dukowski, Bill Stevenson and Stephen Egerton.

There's lots of action on tap for these guys in the coming months and they're sure to keep the punks entertained.

FLAG will be first out of the gate:

April 26, Monster Bash 2013, Munich, Germany

April 27, Monster Bash 2013, Berlin, Germany

April 28, Groezrock, Meerhout, Belgium

May 27, Punk Rock Bowling, Las Vegas, NV

June 8, Orion Festival, Belle Isle, Detroit, MI

June 14, NXNE Music Festival, Toronto, CAN

June 15, Amnesia Rockfest, Montebello, CAN

BLACK FLAG'S got a packed docket:

May 14, Rockhal Club, Luxembourg

May 15, Alcatraz, Milano, Italy

May 16, Dynamo, Zurich, Switzerland

May 17, The Orion, Rome, Italy

May 18, Ruhrpott Rodeo, Hünxe, Germany

May 20,  Arena Wien, Austria

May 23, Infest, Austin, TX

May 24, Trees, Dallas, TX

May 25, The Korova, San Antonio, TX

June 6,  Granada Theater, Lawrence, KS

June 7, Wooly's Des Moines, IA

June 8-9, Reggie's Rock Club, Chicago, IL

June 10, Majestic Theatre, Detroit, MI

June 14-15, Warsaw, Brooklyn, NY

June 17, Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA

June 18, Growlers, Roanoke, VA

June 19, Buster's, Lexington, NY

June 20, Southgate House, Newport, KY

June 21, Fubar, St. Louis, MO

July 10, Tricky Falls, El Paso, TX

July 11, Club Red/Red Owl, Tempe, AZ

July 12-13, The Observatory, Santa Ana, CA

July 14, Vex Arts Los Angeles, CA

July 16, The Catalyst, Santa Cruz, CA

July 18, Hawthorne Theater, Portland, OR

July 19, El Corazon, Seattle, WA

July 20, TBA, Vancouver, BC

July 23, Oakland Opera House, Oakland, CA

July 24, Ventura Theater, Ventura, CA

Aug. 3, Resurrection Fest, Viveiro, Spain

Aug. 4, Hevy Fest, Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in Kent, UK

Aug. 9, Ieperfest, Ieper, Belgium

Aug. 10, Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Aug. 31, Muddy Roots Music Festival, Cookeville, TN

Top, Keith Morris with OFF!, bottom Ron Reyes with Piggy. (Andy and Cat photos)