Independent rocker Stephen Malkmus has planned a tour of North America this spring

He has a new album – “Traditional Techniques” – set for a March 6 release and will be touring to support the new project and bringing some new band mates along when album collaborators Chris Funk and Matt Sweeney join the tour. Brad Truax, Jake Morris, Qais Essar, and Eric Zang will round out the band.

This summer Malkmus will be reuniting with his band mates in Pavement for a few shows.

Stephen Malkmus tour dates:
March 31 at First Ave in Minneapolis, MN
April 1 at Turner Hall in Milwaukee, WI
April 2 at Thalia Hall in Chicago, IL

April 3 at Headliners in Louisville, KY
April 4 at the Cannery Ballroom in Nashville, TN
April 5 at Terminal West in Atlanta, GA
April 7 at the Orange Peel in Asheville, NC
April 8 at the Cat’s Cradle in Carrboro, NC
April 9 at The National in Richmond, VA
April 10 at the Black Cat in Washington, DC
April 11 at the Union Transfer in Philadelphia, PA
April 13 at Webster Hal lin New York City, NY
April 15 at the Royale in Boston, MA
April 16 at L’Astral in Montreal, QC
April 17 at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto,ON
April 18 at the Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland, OH
April 19 at St Andrew’s Hall in Detroit, MI