Well on June 13th, the trio of Lauren and Eric Larson, and Jeff Barrera are setting out on a 16 date tour, spotlighted with stop offs at the WOXY studios, Toronto's NXNE festival, ATHFEST, and a support slot with the legendary Polvo...so get your hands ready for an ass full.
Ume has built their reputation as one of indie rock's most vigorous live bands, packing melody and intricacy into a densely layered wall of noise. Their EP 'Sunshower' was praised by many for capturing and surpassing their well known live energy. Its 5 songs delivering a unique combination of catchy pop sweetness, delay-drenched noise, and jaw-dropping intensity, finding the band inventing a new style we like to call kraut-pop, and marking the band as one of SXSW '09's break-out acts.
As we hit the half way mark of 2009 Ume is poised to finish out the year on a busy, but memorable note. With plans to re-release 'Sunshower' on vinyl with bonus content, along with the band heading back into the studio to finish up their full length, and plans in the works for a massive Fall tour expect to be seeing the band on your radar in the coming months. First things first however, you people in the Midwest and East Coast need to prepare yourselves for the wreckoning that is about to fall upon you! DON'T MISS THEM LIVE!
UME TOUR DATES
6/12 - Austin, TX @ Emo's
6/13 - Hot Springs, AR @ Maxine's
6/14 - St. Louis, MO @ The Firebird
6/15 - Chicago, IL @ Ronny's Bar
6/16 - WOXY radio early session.
6/16 - Cleveland, OH @ Now That's Class
6/17 - Rochester, NY @ The Bug Jar w/ The Strange Boys
6/18 - Toronto, ON NXNE Festival @ Neutral Lounge
6/19 - Toronto, ON - La Blogotheque early session
6/19 - Jamestown, NY @ Mojo's
6/20 - Brooklyn, NY @ Glasslands Gallery (early show 7:30-10:00)
6/21 - Philadelphia, PA @ Danger Danger Gallery
6/22 - Richmond, VA @ The Camel
6/23 - Chapel Hill, NC @ Fuse
6/24 - Durham, NC @ The Pinhook
6/25 - Asheville, NC - Emerald Lounge
6/26 - ATHFEST @ Go Bar, Athens, GA
6/27 - Wilmington, NC @ Soapbox w/ Polvo