Mogwai postpones several U.S. shows due to visa delays
Mogwai has been forced to postpone the first five shows of their North American tour due to delays processing their performer visas.
The Scottish band, primarily associated with long, instrumental pieces that evolve simple patterns into layered crescendos, was scheduled to launch the latest leg of their tour on Tuesday (4/19) in Washington, DC.
That show, at the 9:30 Club, along with shows in Philadelphia, New York and Boston have now been pushed back to October, according to a statement from the band.
The rescheduled dates will follow the band's scheduled appearance at the All Tomorrow's Parties-curated "I'll Be Your Mirror" event in early October.
The North American tour will now kick off in Montreal on April 25th, followed by a Toronto date.
The new arrangement will delay the band's entry into the U.S. until April 27th, when they're scheduled to perform in Pittsburgh.
Visa issues recently scuttled scheduled South By Southwest performances by several artists including The Raveonettes, Frankie & The Heartstrings, Those Dancing Days and Young Legionnaire.
25 - Montreal, QUE - Olympia Theatre
26 - Toronto, ON - Phoenix Concert Theatre
27 - Pittsburgh, PA - Mr Smalls Theater
28 - Detroit, MI - St Andrews Hall
29t - Chicago, IL - The Metro
30 - Omaha, NE - Slowdown
2 - Denver, CO - Bluebird Theatr
3 - Salt Lake City, UT - In The Venue
5 - Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom
6 - Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom
7 - Seattle, WA - Showbox at the Market
9 - San Francisco, CA - Regency Ballroom
10 - Los Angeles, CA - Mayan Theatre
11 - San Diego, CA - Belly Up Tavern
13 - Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theatre
15 - Dallas, TX - Granada Theatre
16 - Austin TX - Stubbs' Waller Creek
17 - Houston TX - Warehouse Live
19 - Birmingham, AL - Workplay Theatre
20 - Atlanta, GA - Center Stage
21 - Nashville, TN - Exit In
1 - Duisburg, Germany - Traumzeit Festival
2 - Gallen, Switzerland - OpenAir Festival
4 - Paris, France - Folies Bergères
14 - Aix-les-Bains, France - Musilac Festival
15 - Dour, Belgium - Dour Festival
23 - London, UK - iTunes Festival
12 - St Malo, France - La Route du Rock Festival
3 - North Dorset, UK - End Of The Road
9 - Isle of Wight, UK - Bestival
2 - Asbury Park, NJ - ATP "I'll Be Your Mirror" Festival