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New album SPARKLE HARD out now!

Get our new album “Sparkle Hard” now wherever you buy or stream music: http://smarturl.it/sparklehard

Don’t miss our KEXP session on Monday May 21 – it’s open to the public, but if you’re not in Seattle you can tune in on kexp.org at noon.

We’re also heading out on tour soon! Check the tour dates tab for dates and tickets.

Sparkle Hard: The Movie?

Watch “Sparkle Hard: The Movie”, directed by Brook Linder: https://youtu.be/MCNJytiXyLE
Sparkle Hard (the album) is out now: http://smarturl.it/sparklehard

 

New track “Refute” ft. Kim Gordon + the Sparkle Hard quiz and playlist generator

Listen to a new track “Refute” featuring guest vocals by Kim Gordon now: http://smarturl.it/refute

The track appears on the new album Sparkle Hard, out now: http://smarturl.it/sparklehard

Plus, take the Sparkle Hard quiz with questions penned by the Jicks to calculate your sparkle level and get a corresponding playlist featuring album art rejected by our label: http://howharddoyousparkle.com

Soccer Mommy-Dommengang!

We are stoked to announce Soccer Mommy and Dommengang will be playing the “out west” portion of Jicks US tour. Scroll down to check out tour dates below!

New UK/Europe Dates Updated 4/26*

October 17  Albert Hall, Manchester  Tickets

October 18  SWG3, Glasgow  Tickets

October 19  Vicar St., Dublin  Tickets

October 21  SWX, Bristol  Tickets

October 22  The Asylum, Birmingham  Tickets

October 24  Hackney Arts Center, London  Tickets

October 25  Concorde 2, Brighton  Tickets

October 29  Lido, Berlin  Tickets

October 30  Stadtgarten, Cologne  Tickets

October 31  Melkweg, Amsterdam  Tickets

November 1-3 Pitchfork Festival, Paris  Tickets

“Middle America” (acoustic) video

Directed by Brook Linder

2018 North American Tour *Updated 5/18*

June 1 Turf Club, St. Paul MN ** SOLD OUT

June 2 The Back Room at Colectivo, Milwaukee WI ** SOLD OUT

June 3 Thalia Hall, Chicago IL ** SOLD OUT

June 5 Ace of Cups, Columbus OH ** SOLD OUT

June 6 Rex Theater, Pittsburgh PA ** Tickets

June 7 Grog Shop, Cleveland OH ** Tickets

June 8 The Magestic, Detroit MI ** Tickets

June 9 Lee’s Palace, Toronto ON ** SOLD OUT

June 11 Theatre Fairmount, Montreal QC ** Tickets

June 12 The Sinclair, Cambridge MA ** SOLD OUT

June 14 Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY ** SOLD OUT

June 15 Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY ** SOLD OUT

June 16 Theatre of Living Arts, Philadelphia PA ** Tickets

June 17 Black Cat, Washington DC ** Tickets

June 19 Cat’s Cradle, Carrboro NC ** Tickets

June 20 The Georgia Theatre, Athens GA ** Tickets

June 21 Mercy Lounge, Nashville TN ** Tickets

June 22 Zanzabar, Louisville KY ** SOLD OUT

June 23 The Woodward Theater, Cincinnati OH ** Tickets

July 17 Mystic Theatre, Petaluma CA ## Tickets

July 18 Slim’s, San Francisco CA ## SOLD OUT

July 19, The Roxy, LA ++ SOLD OUT

July 20 Casbah, San Diego CA ++ SOLD OUT

July 22 The Crescent Ballroom, Phoenix AZ ++ Tickets

July 23 Launchpad, Albuquerque NM, ++ Tickets

July 25 The Mohawk, Austin TX ## Tickets

July 26 White Oak Music Hall, Houston TX ## Tickets

July 27 Granada Theater, Dallas TX ## Tickets

July 28 The Vanguard, Tulsa OK ## Tickets

July 29 Record Bar, Kansas City MO ## Tickets

July 31 Gothic Theatre, Englewood CO## Tickets

August 1 Urban Lounge, Salt Lake City UT ## Tickets

August 3 Rickshaw Theatre, Vancouver BC ## Tickets

August 4 Neptune Theatre, Seattle WA ** Tickets

August 5 Star Theater, Portland OR ##Tickets

** With Lithics
++ With Dommengang
## With Soccer Mommy

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Squidbillies

 

We were happy to be asked to do our own take on Adult Swim’s  “Squidbillies” Theme Song.

Here it is:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=YbHI_PzVa28

 

 

 

 

Portland Show Feb 26!

We’re very excited to be added to this all-star line-up. Lots of great info on how you can get involved, even if you can’t attend the show. Should be an electrifying night!
Sunday, February 26

“HELL NO!”
all profits and ticketing fees to benefit ACLU and Unite Oregon
featuring short sets by:
Sleater-Kinney
Colin Meloy
Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks
Quasi
Portland City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly
Team Dresch
Gregory McKelvey of Portland’s Resistance
Chanti Darling (DJ set)
Summer Cannibals
Máscaras
SOLD OUT

5 p.m. doors, 6 p.m. show
All ages welcome
http://www.crystalballroompdx.com/events/166182-HELL-NO-
 

SF gigs October 1st & 2nd at The Chapel

Jicks will be in SF for two nights to celebrate our buddy Spiral’s 50th, come on down and toast the birthday boy! We’ll be digging up some specialty cuts in his honor.

Both gigs at The Chapel.

Oct 1 featuring
Dirty Ghosts (with special guest Spiral Stairs)
For Your Pleasure (a tribute to Roxy Music)
Vinyl selections by DJ Foodcourt (Parker Gibbs)

Oct 2 (SOLD OUT) featuring
PEACERS
DJ Big Nate

FYI October 1st also happens to be the birthday of one devilishly handsome, lovable, NOT 50 year old drummer we know.

Gonna need more cake!!!

Tickets here

 

Now that’s one way to make setlist suggestions…

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