Forming their own scene in Western Massachusetts, Speedy Ortiz recall the best aspects of the American underground, with hints of Dinosaur Jr. , Slint & Sonic Youth forming the foundations for Sadie Dupuis' dark and stimulating lyrics. With their ferocious guitar album "Major Arcana" drumming up critical acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic, this tour with Joanna Gruesome is gonna be one mad trip.
U.K tour with Joanna Gruesome:
13/02/2014 - Birmingham / Hare and Hound w. Joanna Gruesome
14/02/2014 - Leeds / Brudenell Social Club w. Joanna Gruesome
15/02/2014 - Glasgow / Broadcast w.Joanna Gruesome
16/02/2014 - Manchester / Deaf Institute w. Joanna Gruesome
19/02/2014 - London - The Lexington w.Joanna Gruesome
20/02/2014 - Brighton - Green Door Store w. Joanna Gruesome
EU dates / Support band to be confirmed:
22/02/2014 - Lille - La Peniche (Support TBC)
24/02/2014 - BEL - Antwerp - Trix (Support TBC)
25/02/2014 - NETH Amsterdam - Paradiso (Support TBC)
26/02/2014 - GER Hamburg -Turmzimmer in Uebel & Gefaehrlich (Support TBC)
27/02/2014 - DEN Copenhagen - BETA (Support TBC)
28/02/2014 - GER Berlin - Magnet Club (Support TBC)
01/03/2014 - AUS Vienna - Flex (Support TBC)
The film is almost half an hour longer than 'The Force Awakens'.
The film is expected to continue without Mendes' involvement.