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THE DEAD KENNY Gs Tour With PRIMUS | Headline WEST COAST

The Dead Kenny Gs (featuring Skerik, Brad Houser and Mike Dillon) head out for ten dates supporting Primus at the end of May. The band will also headline a run of shows on the West Coast in July.

The Dead Kenny Gs brand new, critically acclaimed album, Operation Long Leash, is out now on Royal Potato Family.

The Dead Kenny Gs upcoming tour dates are:

May 27 | Arkansas Music Pavilion | Fayetteville, AR (w/ Primus)
May 27 | George’s | Fayetteville, AR
May 28 | Downtown Benson Street | Omaha, NE (w/ Primus)
May 29 | Pageant | St. Louis, MO (w/ Primus)
May 31 | Memorial Auditorium | Raleigh, NC (w/ Primus)
June 1 | The Fillmore | Charlotte, NC (w/ Primus)
June 3 | Hard Rock Live | Orlando, FL (w/ Primus)
June 4 | The Fillmore | Miami, FL (w/ Primus)
June 5 | Hurricane Bar & Lounge | Delray Beach, FL
June 7 | Ruth Eckard Hall | Clearwater, FL (w/ Primus)
June 8 | Florida Theater | Jacksonville, FL (w/ Primus)
June 9 | North Charleston Performing Arts Center | Charleston, SC (w/ Primus)
June 9 | Charleston Pour House | Charleston, SC (Primus After Party)
July 7 | Sunset | Seattle, WA
July 8 | Wild Buffalo | Bellingham, WA
July 9 | Goodfoot | Portland, OR
July 13 | Sam Bond’s | Eugene, OR
July 14 | Red Fox | Eureka, CA
July 15 | Aubergine | Sebastapol, CA
July 16 | Boom Boom Room | San Francisco, CA
July 17 | The Del Monte Speakeasy | Los Angeles, CA
July 18 | DiPiazza’s | Long Beach, CA
July 19 | Winston’s | San Diego, CA
January 9 – 14 | JamCruise 10 | Ft. Lauderdale, FL

What the press is saying about The Dead Kenny Gs

“Describing themselves as “punk jazz,” the group embraces elements of jazz, metal and Afro-beat with a giddy abandon.” – Los Angeles Times

“Given its play-on-words moniker that simultaneously drives a sock down the mouth of smooth-jazz king Kenny G and recalls the early ’80s hardcore-punk band The Dead Kennedys, the powerhouse trio taps into a sound that fuses jazz and punk.  It’s a crazy mix played intensely by a group that has the skill and knowledge to pull it off.” – Alarm Magazine

“”Dead Kenny Gs is a definitive statement of purpose: a resolute denunciation of all-things artificial. Skerik and his compatriots use their un-compromised art to draw an aesthetic line in the sand, they have some fun at the expense of crass commercialization that contaminates our art, our food, and what passes for our political discourse. It’s fun, fearless, and, if you are the ass-shaking type, you can get down accordingly.” – Popmatters

“True to their name, the Dead Kenny Gs play decidedly unsmooth jazz that pokes, prods, and challenges.” – Utne Reader

“…bursts of thrashing metal alternate with cool sax-and-vibes segments, whetting one’s appetite for the tablas-fueled Indian jam ahead.” – Relix

“The Dead Kenny Gs pinball between styles: Afro-pop, Balkan, Klezmer and pocket funk lashed to Middle Eastern modality.” – New York Times