The Octopus Project Announces West Coast Tour with Man…or Astro-man? and Devo

The Octopus Project Announces West Coast Tour with Man…or Astro-man? and Devo

“The Rolling Stones of bleep-bloop.” – The Onion

“If there’s a such thing as a happiness seizure, be prepared to have one.” – Paste Magazine

“Unprecedented levels of bliss slapped across the faces of concertgoers… see for yourself”

Austin based quintet The Octopus Project has announced a West Coast tour including dates with iconic new wave group, Devo, and surf rock outfit Man…or Astro-man? In October, The Octopus Project was honored to join the line-up at Moogfest 2010 with MGMT, Massive Attack, Hot Chip and headliner Devo. When Devo’s guitarist suffered a hand injury and couldn’t perform, The Octopus Project was asked to fill in as Devo’s backing band. They all got along so well, that when it came time to schedule their make-up tour, they asked the band to join them. Perhaps a result of a shared obsession for vintage electronics, the band will be supporting Devo on their rescheduled tour dates.

The Octopus Project plans to hit the East Coast in April (dates to be announced) in their continued road support of their fourth full length album, Hexadecagon, released in 2010 on Peek-A-Boo Records. After the band’s extensive tour, they will return to the studio to work on a new LP!

The Octopus Project West Coast Tour Dates:

2.18 – Plush – Tuscon, Arizona w/ Stareater, Treasure Mammal
2.19 – The Casbah – San Diego, CA w/ Man… or Astro-man?
2.20 – The Echo – Los Angeles, CA w/ Man… or Astro-man?
2.21 – The Independent – San Francisco, CA w/ Man… or Astro-man?
2.23 – The Doug Fir Lounge – Portland, OR – w/ Man… or Astro-man?
2.24 – The Crocodile – Seattle, Washington – w/ Man… or Astro-man?
2.25 – Biltmore Cabaret – Vancouver, BC, Canada – w/ Man… or Astro-man?
2.26 – The Wild Buffalo – Bellingham, WA – w/ Man… or Astro-man?
2.28 – Kilby Court – Salt Lake City, UT – w/ Birthquake
2.28 – The Urban Lounge – Salt Lake City, UT – w/ Birthquake
3.01 – The Hi-Dive – Denver, CO – w/ Le Divorce, Force Publique
3.02 – The Launchpad – Albuquerque, NM – w/ The Gatherers

The Octopus Project Tour Dates w/ Devo:

3.15 – Seattle, WA – Moore Theater
3.16 – Crystal Ballroom – Portland, OR
3.18 – Warfield Theatre – San Francisco, CA
3.19 – Club Nokia – Los Angeles, CA
3. 20 – Belly Up – San Diego, CA
3.25 – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX
3.27 – ACL Live – Austin, TX

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