The Melvins' Buzz Osborne Announces Summer Tour


Buzz Osborne
Buzz Osborne

Photo credit: Mackie Osborne

Melvins’ front man Buzz Osborne has confirmed a seven-week U.S. tour, which kicks off June 10 at The Casbah in San Diego.

Osborne previously announced the release of his first solo, acoustic release, This Machine Kills Artists, which is set for a June 3 release via Ipecac Recordings. Rolling Stone recently premiered the song “Dark Brown Teeth” (, describing the track as “doomy, ill-angled” and with the “Beefheartian edge his band is renown for.”

Osborne will document the solo outing through an ongoing travelogue on

May 17     Pomona, CA     Scion Rock Fest
June 10     San Diego, CA     The Casbah
June 11     Echo Park, CA     The Echo
June 12     Santa Ana, CA     The Observatory
June 13     Fresno, CA     Strummer’s
June 14     Sacramento, CA     Assembly
June 15     San Francisco, CA     Great American Music Hall
June 17     Eugene, OR     Wow Hall
June 18     Portland, OR     Hawthorne Theatre
June 20     Seattle, WA     Neumo’s
June 21     Bellingham, WA     The Shakedown
June 22     Spokane, WA     The Hop
June 23     Missoula, MT     The Palace
June 24     Billings, MT     The Railyard
June 26     Fargo, ND     The Aquarium
June 27     Minneapolis, MN     Grumpy’s
June 28     Milwaukee, WI     Shank Hall
June 30   Grand Rapids, MI     The Pyramid Scheme
July 1     Columbus, OH     A&R Music Bar
July 2     Detroit, MI     Small’s
July 3     Cleveland, OH     The Grog Shop
July 6     South Burlington, VT     Higher Ground
July 7     Portland, ME     Portland City Music Hall
July 10     Allston, MA     Brighton Music Hall
July 12     Hamden, CT     The Ballroom at The Outerspace
July 13     New York, NY     Santos Party House
July 14     Brooklyn, NY     The Wick
July 15     Philadelphia, PA     Underground Arts
July 17     Baltimore, MD     Ottobar
July 18     Charlottesville, VA     The Southern
July 20     Carrboro, NC     Cat’s Cradle
July 22     Atlanta, GA     The Basement
July 23     Birmingham, AL     The Bottle Tree
July 25     New Orleans, LA     One Eyed Jack’s
July 26     Houston, TX     Warehouse Live
July 27     Austin, TX     Red 7
July 28     Sam Antonio, TX     Limelight
July 30     Tucson, AZ     Club Congress
July 31     Pioneertown, CA     Pappy and Harriet’s

Tickets will be available this Friday, April 4.