The shows will feature the alternative rock band performing the group’s1988 album in its entirety. Bug marked Dinosaur’s Jr.’s third studio album as the follow-up to 1987’s You’re Living All Over Me and 1985’s self-titled debut.
The band, which reunited in 2005, performed Bug in its entirety during a string of U.S. June shows and in July as part of All Tomorrow’s Parties’ Don’t Look Back series in London.
The new dates take place along the West Coast in mid-December. The tour begins Dec. 12 in Costa Mesa, Calif., at Segerstrom Center For The Arts. Additional California shows include Solana Beach at Belly Up Tavern Dec. 13; Los Angeles at The Music Box Dec. 14; and San Francisco at The Fillmore Dec. 15. Dinosaur Jr. will also play Portland, Ore., at McMenamins Crystal Ballroom Dec. 16 and Seattle at Showbox At The Market Dec. 17.
Fans will get to watch Rollins interview Dinosaur Jr. before the show. Pierced Arrows will perform Dec. 12-13 and Dec. 16-17. Scratch Acid will be there for the Portland gig. Special guests will be announced for the Dec. 14-15 shows.
Pre-sale tickets went on sale today through Dinosaur Jr.’s page on the Front Gate Tickets website.
For more information, click here for Dinosaur Jr.’s website.