The Replacements Announce First U.S. Tour Since 1991

Following Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson’s reunion at Riot Fest in 2013, The Replacements have been slowly and steadily creeping back onto the radar with a smattering of festival dates, and they released the new, 24-minute improvisational track “Poke Me In My Cage” in December. But they haven’t done a full-fledged tour since 1991, and that will change this spring. The band announced a slew of tour dates for this April and May today on Twitter.

Westerberg and Stinson have also been hinting at a full-length recording project, the follow-up to 2012’s Songs For Slim benefit EP. Maybe this tour is a further hint that an album is brewing? Check out the full list below if you don’t like squinting at Twitter pictures.

04/09 Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre
04/10 Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
04/13 San Francisco, CA @ The Masonic
04/16 Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Palladium
04/19 Denver, CO, @ The Fillmore
04/29 Chicago, IL @ The Rivera Theatre
04/30 Chicago, IL @ The Rivera Theatre
05/02 Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles Ballroom
05/03 Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore
05/05 Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
05/06 Colmbus, OH @ LC Pavilion
05/08 Washington, DC @ Echostage
05/09 Philadelphia, PA @ Festival Pier

[Photo by Luis Ruiz/Stereogum.]