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Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon announces first-ever solo headline tour


Sonic Youth founding member, Kim Gordon, has announced her first-ever international solo headline tour to take place this summer.

Gordon, who will headline the BBC 6 Music Festival in London on March 8th, will play a string of shows in the UK and Europe before returning back to North America for dates in July and September.

The former Sonic Youth bassist will be touring in support of her recently released debut album, No Home Record, which came out earlier in the year to a fine reception and now she is backing that all up with a cultivated and cultured artistic catalogue.

With the UK dates seeing Gordon play shows in Manchester, Bristol and London before performing seven dates in mainland Europe throughout June.

See the full dates, below.

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8 – BBC 6 Music Festival, London

22 – Villette Sonique Fest, Paris, France
24 – AB Ballroom, Brussels, Belgium
25 – Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands
27 – Gorilla, Manchester
28 – SWX, Bristol
29 – All Points East, London
31 – Art Rock Fest, St. Brieuc, France

2 – Rote Fabrik, Zurich, Switzerland
3 – L’Epicerie Moderne, Lyon, France
4 – Primavera Sound, Barcelona, Spain
6 – Northside Fest, Aarhus, Denmark
8 – Astra Kulturhaus, Berlin, Germany
9 – Gloria Theater, Cologne, Germany
11 – NOS Primavera Sound, Porto, Portugal

17 – First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
19 – Pitchfork Festival, Chicago, IL
21 – Paradise Rock Club, Boston, MA
23 – Webster Hall, New York, NY
24 – Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA
25 – 9:30 Club, Washington, DC

11 – Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC
12 – The Showbox, Seattle, WA
13 – Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR
15 – The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA