The Artist Formerly Known As Manitoba, a.k.a. electro-pop songsmith Caribou, a.k.a. Dan Snaith, has a busy six weeks ahead of him. Not only will he be handling opening duties on Welsh pop savants Super Furry Animals' latest North American tour, but he'll be conducting his own series of headlining shows on his days off.
The Toronto-based Snaith, who is touring behind his latest album (and first under the Caribou monikerÖthat's a whole 'nother story), The Milk Of Human Kindness, began his tour with SFA last night in Montreal and will play with them again tonight (November 2) in Toronto. As the tour winds its way around North America, Caribou will headline his own shows as well, many of them in our home and native land.
In other Caribou news, the release date for his upcoming DVD, Marino: The Videos has been pushed back from its expected November 1 release to November 29.
Caribou's Canadian tour dates are as follows:
With Super Furry Animals:
November 2, Toronto, ON - Phoenix Concert Theatre
November 24, Vancouver, BC - Richard's On Richards
On His Lonesome:
November 3, Ottawa, ON - Babylon
December 4, Calgary, AB - Broken City
December 5, Edmonton, AB - Starlite
December 6, Saskatoon, SK - Amigo's
December 7, Winnipeg, MB - Pyramid Cabaret
December 10, Waterloo, ON - Starlight
December 11, Hamilton, ON - Casbah
Writer: Neil McDonald