2014 SXSW SHOWS ANNOUNCED
When the intense and inhumanly prolific career of the legendary Hüsker Dü went supernova in 1988, Bob Mould all but went into self-imposed exile.
Mould would re-emerge the following year with his first solo album-the incredibly impassioned and personal Workbook.
Today, Omnivore Recordings commemorates the 25th anniversary of this iconic work with the deluxe 2-CD 2-LP Workbook 25. In addition to the original album’s 11 tracks, the first CD adds “All Those People Know,” originally issued as the B-side of the single “See A Little Light.” The second CD is Bob’s complete 1989 performance at Chicago’s Cabaret Metro. 13 of the 17 tracks are previously unissued from this mythical show, which features music from the then two-week old Workbook, as well as Hüsker Dü favorites and a cover of Richard & Linda Thompson’s classic “Shoot Out The Lights.” The reissue is also available in a 2-LP vinyl edition which includes “All Those People Know” as well.
The previously announced “25 Years of Workbook” tour kicks off with a set February 27 at the Noise Pop festival in San Francisco and a six-date run of select, intimate dates where Bob, along with long-time bassist Jason Narducy and cellist Alison Chesley who played on Last Dog and Pony Show, will be performing selections from Workbook as well as other songs in his catalog that sit nicely alongside this album. They will also be stopping by Austin, TX for sets at the Merge Records Showcase and The A.V. Club day party during SXSW.
Additionally, Bob will be returning to The Late Show with David Letterman on March 6th to continue the anniversary celebration.
The itinerary is as follows:
02/27/14 – San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall (Noise Pop Festival)* SOLD OUT
03/01/14 – Chicago, IL – Old Town* SOLD OUT
03/02/14 – Chicago, IL – City Winery* SOLD OUT
03/04/14 – Minneapolis, MN – The Women’s Club* SOLD OUT
03/05/14 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club*
03/07/14 – New York, NY – City Winery* SOLD OUT
03/08/14 – New York, NY – City Winery* SOLD OUT
03/12/13 — Austin, TX — SXSW Merge Records Showcase @ The
03/14/14 — Austin, TX — SXSW A.V. Club Day Party @ Blackheart
05/23-25/14 – George, WA – Sasquatch! Music Festival
* performing Workbook 25
For tickets, additional information etc. please visit http://bobmould.com/