Following the long-awaited release of their self-titled debut album last month on Lefse Records, Toronto punk abdn Absolutely Free hit the UK (and Europe) for their first string of shows on these shores since 2013. They're in good company too - hitting the road with Viet Cong: the new project from two members of greatly missed Calgary quartet Women.
The band play the following dates:
Feb 4th, 2015 - Oslo, London UK.**
Feb 5th, 2015 - Deaf Institute, Manchester UK.**
Feb 6th, 2015 - Broadcast, Glasgow UK.**
Feb 7th, 2015 - Brudenell Social, Leeds UK.**
Feb 8th, 2015 - Green Door Store, Brighton UK.**
Feb 9th, 2015 - Point FMR, Paris FR.**
Feb 10th, 2015 - Paradiso, Amsterdam NL.**
Feb 11th, 2015 - West Germany, Berlin DE.**
Feb 12th, 2015 - Loppen, Copenhagen DK.**
Feb 13th, 2015 - Pokalen, Oslo NO.**
Feb 14th, 2015 - Mejeriet, Lund SE.**
Feb 15th, 2015 - Hafenklang, Hamburg DE.**
Feb 16th, 2015 - Rotown, Rotterdam NL.**
Feb 17th, 2015 - De Kreun, Kortrijk BE.**
Feb 18th, 2015 - Botanique, Brussels BE.**
Feb 19th, 2015 - Club 106, Rouen FR.
Feb 20th, 2015 - Exit 07, Luxembourg, LX.
Feb 24th, 2015 - Bad Bonn, Dundingen CH.
Feb 25th, 2015 - Le Phare, Limoges FR.
Feb 26th, 2015 - Pole Etudient, Nantes FR.
Feb 27th, 2015 - Route du Rock @ La Nouvelle Vague, St. Malo FR.
** = w/ Viet Cong
'Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)' arrives in April.
The two awards have made for a great 72nd birthday present for the country music icon.