× The Yawpers plot European tour: shows announced for May and June

The Yawpers plot European tour: shows announced for May and June


"The Yawpers bring an expansive vision of rock’n’roll, one that cherrypicks from various folk traditions: punk, rockabilly, blues, whatever they might have on hand or find in the trash." That's what Pitchfork tells us about The Yawpers.

The Yawpers craft tunes that are engrossed in creative context. Some might recall edges of the mid-1900s Delta blues, but only if those lived-in riffs were played by the MC5, broadcast through booming stadium speakers and drenched with pounds of fuzzy distortion and full-throttled punk rock energy. They conduct parallel frequencies with the ferocious and raw proletarian roots of Uncle Tupelo, the burning-hot thrashings and cavernous sonic space of Hot Snakes, and mix in derisive scrutiny that brings to mind Ween or the Minutemen (and might we add that Cook is the spitting image of D. Boon).

With a first European tour fresh in our memory we can now announce an upcoming tour for May and June 2019. Previously announced Orange Blossom Special is now in good company with shows in the UK, The Netherlands, Germany, Swiss and Belgium. With a new prospected record in March expect more dates and territories to be added:

25/05: London (UK) @ Borderline
26/05: Glasgow (UK) @ Broadcast 
28/05: Leicester (UK) @ The Donkey 
29/05: Diss (UK) @ Burston Crown
30/05: Ospel (NL) @ Mijl Op Zeven 
31/05: Middelburg (NL) @ Kaffee `t Hof
01/06: Amsterdam (NL) @ Q-Factory
05/06: Groningen (NL) @ Vera
06/06: Hamburg (DE) @ Nochtspeicher
07/06: Beverungen (DE) @ Orange Blossom Special
08/06: Dresden (DE) @ Beatpol
09/06: Berlin (DE) @ Monarch
11/06: Zürich (CH) @ Ziegel Oh Lac
12/06: Munich (DE) @ Sunny Red
13/06: Karlsruhe (DE) @ Substage Café
14/06: Schwäbisch Gmünd (DE) @ KKF Bar
15/06: Hof (DE) @ In.Die.Musik Festival
16/06: Hummelo (NL) @ Mañana Mañana
28/06: Riegsee (DE) @ Raut Oak Fest
29/06: Frankfurt (DE) @ Brotfabrik
30/06: Waardamme (BE) @ Muddy Roots Europe