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The Lemonheads Release New Song From Covers Album, Announce Spring Tour

Replacements’ Tommy Stinson will provide support for the band’s 2019 trek

The Lemonheads - Chris Brokaw, Evan Dando and Jen TurnerThe Lemonheads in concert at the 02 ABC, Glasgow, Scotland, UK - 10 Jun 2015

The Lemonheads - Chris Brokaw, Evan Dando and Jen Turner The Lemonheads in concert at the 02 ABC, Glasgow, Scotland, UK - 10 Jun 2015

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The Lemonheads announced they will tour North America this spring in support of their upcoming covers album, Varshons 2, which comes out February 8thThe Replacements’ Tommy Stinson will join Evan Dando and company, providing guest support for all 33 dates. The tour begins May 2nd in Fairfield, Connecticut and ends June 15th in Boston. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 8th at 1 p.m. Eastern Time.

The Lemonheads teased the news, releasing one of the new album’s tracks: a marginally updated version of the psych-pop band GiveGoods’ song “Unfamiliar,” which Dando originally co-wrote with Tom Morgan in 2003.

Varshons 2 will be available February 8th in all formats, including as a limited-edition record that features a banana-scented scratch-and-sniff sleeve and colored vinyl.

The Lemonheads Tour Dates (all with Tommy Stinson)

May 2 — Fairfield, CT @ The Fairfield Theatre Company
May 3 — Portland, ME @ Aura
May 4 — Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl
May 6 — Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
May 7 — Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews Hall
May 8 — Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace
May 10 — Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall
May 11 — Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
May 12 — Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room Lounge
May 14 — Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theatre
May 17 — Seattle, WA @ Tractor Tavern
May 18 — Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theatre
May 19 — Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
May 21 — San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
May 22 — Petaluma, CA @ Mystic Theatre
May 24 — Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom
May 25 — San Diego, CA @ Casbah
May 26 — Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
May 29 — Oklahoma City, OK @ Tower Theatre
May 30 — Dallas, TX @ Granada Theatre
May 31 — Austin, TX @ Barracuda
June 1 — Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
June 3 — New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues
June 4 — Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West
June 6 — Nashville, TN @ Exit/In
June 7 — Charlotte, NC @ The Underground
June 8 — Charleston, SC @ Music Farm
June 9 — Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
June 11 — Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club
June 12 — Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theatre
June 13 — Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
June 14 — Philadelphia, PA @ The Foundry at the Fillmore
June 15 — Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club

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