Show Announcements: Primus, Real Estate, Ha Ha Tonka, Titus Andronicus, Motley Crue, Poison, New York Dolls, Def Leppard, Matt and Kim, Del The Funky Homosapien, Fishboy, Rooney, Das Racist & More!

Among the many arguments that dominated our corner of the high school cafeteria was the topic of world's best bass player. One kid was confident that Flea was the greatest. Another kid was a really big fan of Dave Matthews Band, so he thought that guy was really good. But in the end, it was hard to argue against Les Claypool. His band Primus has made a sort of odd-ball brand of rock since 1984, with only a few lineup changes.

And, now, all these years later, the band will embark on a new tour that will bring them to the Palladium Ballroom on Wednesday, May 25. Tickets will go on sale for $35 this Friday at 10a.m. through Ticketmaster.

In other show announcements news, blog darlings Real Estate will be at Club Dada on Friday, April 8. Their melancholy, lo-fi surf pop is simple and dreamy. Echoing like shoegaze, but simple and minimal, their songs are both frail and powerful. Tickets are $10 at Good Records or at Front Gate.

More show announcements after the jump.

Andy's Bar
Thursday, May 5 - One Shot Robin

The Bone

Saturday, April 2 - The Marfalites, Justin Kipker, The Rodeo Clown Dropouts
Sunday, April 3 - Jes Spires, Lulio Guevera
Friday, April 8 - The Crazy Ivans, Scandalpunx, Responsible Johnny
Saturday, April 9 - Gravity Feed, Violent Storm
Sunday, April 17 - Texas Slim
Saturday, April 23 - Nevermind The Darkness, Over Odds, Geronimo, Drowning Mona

Canton Co-op

Tuesday, March 15 - Ha Ha Tonka, Heypenny

Club Dada

Saturday, March 12 - Ricki Derek & The Vegas Six
Tuesday, March 15 - Fleshtones, Sick Of Sarah, Hunter Valentine, Lucas Silveira
Wednesday, March 23 - Surf City
Friday, March 25 - Whiskey Folk Ramblers
Friday, April 1 - Menkena
Saturday, April 2 - Preston Grey, El Cento
Friday, April 8 - Real Estate
Thursday, April 14 - Tartufi
Satudray, April 16 - Sarah Jaffe
Wednesday, April 20 - Titus Andronicus
Friday, April 22 - Fox & The Bird CD Release
Wednesday, May 4 - Royal Bangs
Friday, May 27 - Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.
Friday, June 10 - Noah & The Whale

Dan's Silverleaf

Wednesday, March 16 - Megafauna, General Bye Bye, The Primary

The Door

Friday, April 8 - Brian "Head" Welch

Gexa Energy Pavilion

Saturday, May 7 - Jason Aldean, Eric Church, The JaneDear Girls
Tuesday, June 7 - Motley Crue, Poison, New York Dolls
Wednesday, July 20 - Def Leppard, Heart

Hailey's Club

Saturday, March 26 - Danny Bolin, Nichole Porrata, Zach Balch Band, Retro Run
Saturday, April 30 - Trey Williams
Friday, May 13 - Kim Younkin
Saturday, May 21 - Trey Williams

House Of Blues

Wednesday, April 6 - Camila
Friday, April 22 - Dave Days, The Gregory Brothers, David Choi, DeStorm
Friday, May 13 - Los Lonely Boys
Friday, June 10 - Fab Four - Tribute to the Beatles
Sunday, June 12 - Matt and Kim

Jefferson Freedom Cafe

Saturday, March 19 - Tom Prasada-Rao, Cary Cooper, Butch Morgan

Kessler Theater

Friday, April 8 - The Singapore Slingers
Saturday, April 9 - Eliz Gilkyson, Kristy Kruger
Saturday, April 16 - Shoot Low Sheriff
Friday, May 13 - Zoe Keating

La Grange

Monday, March 21 - Diafanes, Eric Matern
Thursday, March 24 - Murder FM, Rocket Queen, Maldevera

The Loft

Sunday, April 3 - Del The Funky Homosapien
Sunday, May 1 - Chuck Ragan, Sharks

Lola's Saloon

Thursday, March 10 - Kris Lager Band, My Wooden Leg, Keegen McInroe
Monday, March 14 - Viva Via, Hanna Barbarians, Great White Buffalo, The Phuss
Thursday, March 17 - The House Harkonen, The Phuss, Shaolin Death Squad
Monday, March 21 - The Royal Heist, The Skeeves
Sunday, March 27 - Brent Best, Ralph White, Jeffery Barnes, Dim Locator
Thursday, March 31 - The Roaming Soldiers, Dust Congress
Tuesday, May 17 - Fate Lions, The Dig, Novaak
Friday, May 27 - The Light Fantastic, Missle

Palladium Ballroom

Thursday, May 25 - Primus

The Prophet Bar

Friday, April 22 - The Daylights

Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios

Friday, March 18 - Tombs, Castevet, Broadcast Sea
Saturday, April 16 - Daniel Francis Doyle, Dust Congress, Capillary Action, Terminator 2
Saturday, April 23 - Fishboy, Spooky Folk, New Science Projects, Alph Bet
Monday, June 27 - Kampfgrounds, Waxeater, Nervous Curtains, Terminator 2

South Side Music Hall

Wednesday, April 20 - Stephen Marley


Friday, April 15 - Boombox
Sunday, April 24 - Rooney, The Sky Bombers, Voxhaul Broadcast
Friday, April 29 - Moving Atlas

Where House

Wednesday, March 23 - Das Racist

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