Toro y Moi, playing Mr. Small's May 7
— the ambient-electronic project of designer and producer Scott Hansen — was announced today as an opener on what was already shaping up to be one of the big shows of the spring, alt-J'
s appearance at the Benedum Center
on April 2.
In other new-shows news:
plays Mr. Small's
Mon., April 13; that show is $15-17 and on sale Friday. Also at Small's: The Mountain Goats
, Thu., April 23 ($20-22, on sale now); Circa Survive
appears Tue., April 28 ($18.50-22, on sale now); Toro y Moi
plays Thu., May 7 ($18-20, on sale Friday); and Primal Scream
appears Thu., May 14 ($29.50, on sale Friday).
and Slum Village
come to the Rex Theater
Wed., March 11 ($20, 18 and over, on sale now). Also at the Rex: Pokey LaFarge
, on Thu., April 30 ($15, on sale now).
Alien Ant Farm
and (Hed) PE
headline Altar Bar
Tue., April 21 ($18-20, on sale Saturday); also at Altar: Doyle
, March 16 ($14-15, on sale Saturday); Yellowcard
March 17 ($29-30, on sale Friday).
appears with locals BADBOXES
Tue., March 10 ($8-10, on sale now); Screaming Females
come back to town with Shellshag
Sun., March 29 ($10-12, on sale now).
Ever-evolving locals Mariage Blanc
appear for a rare show at Cattivo, Feb. 7 ($5-7, on sale now).
Of interest to local-music folks and Lou Reed fans: Newly announced at Club Cafe
is A Pittsburgh Tribute to Lou Reed
, Sun., March 22 ($5, on sale now). And Polar Scout
releases a new album with a release show there Sat., April 18 ($7, on sale Friday).
And for fans of classic rock and planning ahead, Mark Knopfler
will be appearing at Heinz Hall
Tue., Oct. 13, assuming the world hasn't been hit by an asteroid or something by then. That show's $76-156 and goes on sale Friday.