Check the tour page to find out who will be laying waste to your town. See you soon!
We are pleased to announce the US leg of the Wig Out At Jagbags Tour! We will be hitting a good part of the US and Canada starting in February and continuing well into April. We”ll be covering some familiar territory as well as new ground such as Pappy & Harriets in Pioneertown CA (!) and Missoula, MT ( MISSOOOULA!!!). As if that weren’t enough, we are playing with some pretty stellar outfits along the way. Tyvek starts us out in the Rockies through the midwest. Disappears join in Chicago through the northeast. Major ruckus bringers, Endless Boogie, choogle down the eastern seaboard. Purling Hiss help us try to find warmth down south, and Speedy Ortiz fuzz down our beloved left coast.
Pretty hard to beat if you ask us.
Head to the Tour page for all the details and ticket links.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Until then, take care of yourselves, and see you all soon!
release Jan 7 2014 (Jan 6 in the UK)
- Pre-orders from the Matador store receive pre-order only ‘Pick Up The Spare’ 7″ on strawberry red single sided vinyl (while supplies last)
- Itunes pre-order gets ‘Lariat’ instantly and B-side ‘Pick Up The Spare’ on release day.
Jicks are currently ensconced in fleece jammies recovering from our barn burner at the Crystal Ballroom this past weekend.
While we rest, we felt it a good time to give you all the hot gossip on our new record. When it will be here, what will be on it, what it will look like and what it could all be about.
‘Wig Out at Jagbags’, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks 6th(!?!) record will be released January 7th!! (January 6 in the UK http://www.dominorecordco.com/mart/)
pre-orders from the Matador store receive pre-order only ‘Pick Up The Spare’ 7″ on strawberry red single sided vinyl (while supplies last) http://store.matadorrecords.com/wig-out-at-jagbags
Itunes pre-order gets ‘Lariat’ instantly and B-side ‘Pick Up The Spare’ on release day….
What made the cut?
A: 1. Planetary Motion 2. The Janitor Revealed 3. Lariat 4. Houston Hades 5. Shibboleth 6. J smoov
B: 7. Rumble At The Rainbo 8. Chartjunk 9.Independence Street 10. Scategories 11. Cinnamon & Lesbians 12. Surreal Teenagers
The Suits™ asked: “what’s the inspiration behind all this?” Stephen faxed the answer to the office and you can read all about it, as well as see the cover art over at http://www.matadorrecords.com/matablog/
Oh, and what IS french for “jerry rig”? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYC5JASqWnI
Check the tourpage for Europe/UK dates and we’ll have the US dates ,which will shortly follow, up soon.
Hope this finds you in good spirits and health and we hope to see you all early next year!!!! In the meantime, don’t try to kick any higher than Van Morrison would.
Hey there !
As 2013 winds down, it is important to take time and reflect on…oh who are we kidding, we’re hittin’ the road! Starting January 13 in Leeds, we will begin to begin again (and again). Head on over to the TOUR PAGE and get a look for yourself, and hey, might as well get your tickets too? We’ll be hitting some familiar spots, as well as some new ones. We will be (insert sports metaphor) all over the place. Can’t wait to see ya.
Our show at the Crystal Ballroom is coming up quick!
We are excited to be playing again, and excited to play with Rose Windows and the shredding Sun Angle!!
Get your tickets fast if you are in, or going to be in the Portland area November 8th.
We’re sorting out the songs right now, dusting off some oldies, and a bunch of new stuff from our new record.
More news coming soon, expect regular updates!
It’s been so long, see you in a few weeks!
4/26 Rio - Circo Voador
4/27 Maringa – NIte Club
4/28 Belo Horizonte - Granfinos
4/29 Sao Paolo – Beco 203
4/30 Sao Paolo - Beco 203
5/2 Porto Alegre – Beco 203
5/5 Santiago – Ex Oz
Why not play a couple of shows in Japan before we go to Australia? Oh yeah, duh.
We’re very excited to be headed to Oz for some shows in Sept/Oct (including our favorite party in the outback), check out tour page for venues and ticket links.
Hey! Check out the tour page for all the August dates including recently added UK club dates and OFF festival.
Howdy! Check out the tour page for info on both France shows in April and some European festival dates for August.
Not that anyone needs an excuse to visit Paris, but our friends at La Gaîté Lyrique are putting on a festival April 23rd-29th, featuring musicians, artists and writers from our little town of Portland. We kick off the first night of music with Rebecca Gates and the Consortium, Street Nights and the legendary Michael Hurley. I’ll be rocking the bass with the lovely Ms. Gates and Jake is coming out from behind the drum kit to front Street Nights! Check out the link below…