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Wild Flag Announces Album Release Date and Tour

June 17, 2011  |  4:30pm
Wild Flag Announces Album Release Date and Tour

Wild Flag have announced that their highly anticipated self-titled debut will be available Sept. 13. The band will play a handful of summer dates before embarking on a fall tour in support of the album.

Fronted by Portlandia co-star and former Sleater-Kinney singer Carrie Brownstein, the all-female four-piece is rounded out by former Sleater-Kinney drummer Janet Weiss, former Helium singer Mary Timony and former Minders keyboardist Rebecca Cole.

The riot grrrl supergroup has gained attention for its performance at this year’s SXSW as well as for the Future Crimes / Glass Tambourine 7” released on Record Store Day.

Watch their SXSW performance here, and then check out their tour dates below:

June
24 – Calgary, Ala. @ Sled Island Music Festival
25 – Calgary, Ala. @ Sled Island Music Festival

July
22 – Chicago, Ill. @ Subterranean
23 – Chicago, Ill. @ Wicker Park Festival

August
12 – Brooklyn, N.Y. @ Willamsburg Waterfront ^

October
3 – Minneapolis, Minn. @ Varsity Theatre
4 – Omaha, Nev. @ Waiting Room
5 – Kansas City, Mo. @ Record Bar
7 – Champaign, Ill. @ High Dive
9 – Chicago, Ill. @ Empty Bottle
10 – Cleveland, Ohio @ Grog Shop
11 – Toronto, Ontario @ Lee’s Palace
14 – Boston, Mass. @ Paradise
15 – Brooklyn, N.Y. @ Bell House
16 – Hoboken, N.J. @ Mawell’s
18 – New York, N.Y. @ Bowery Ballroom
19 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ Union Transfer
20 – Washington, D.C. @ Black Cat
21 – Carrboro, N.C. @ Cat’s Cradle
22 – Athens, Ga. @ 40 Watt
24 – Birmingham, Ala. @ Bottletree
26 – New Orleans, La. @ One Eyed Jacks
29 – Austin, Texas @ Emo’s
31 – Tempe, Ariz. @ Rhythm Room

November
1 – San Diego, Calif. @ Casbah
2 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ Troubadour
3 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ Troubadour
4 – San Francisco, Calif. @ Great American Music Hall
5 – San Francisco, Calif. @ Great American Music Hall
7 – Arcata, Calif. @ Humboldt State
9 – Portland, Ore. @ Doug Fir
10 – Portland, Ore. @ Doug Fir
11 – Seattle, Wash. @ Neuomo’s
12 – Vancouver, British Columbia @ Biltmore Cabaret

December
9 – Minehead, United Kingdom @ ATP’s Nightmare Before Christmas
10 – Minehead, United Kingdom @ ATP’s Nightmare Before Christmas
11 – Minehead, United Kingdom @ ATP’s Nightmare Before Christmas

^ with Sonic Youth and Kurt Vile & the Violators

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