They Might Be Giants announce ‘Flood’ 30th anniversary tour

They Might Be Giants press shot
Photo Credit: Shervin Lainez

Two-time Grammy winners, They Might Be Giants solidified their place as alternative rock legends with the release of their classic album ‘Flood’, which is coming up on its 30th anniversary in 2020. In honor of the album that made them an international act, the band will perform ‘Flood’ in its entirety in select cities across the US. The show is “an evening with” and TMBG will play two full sets with their barnstorming live band featuring the show-stopping Curt Ramm on trumpet.

Additionally, the band’s beloved, eponymous first album is celebrating it’s 33 1/3 birthday with a fully remastered vinyl re-issue available now. The Don’t Let’s Start EP vinyl re-issue and John Linnell’s State Songs vinyl re-issue will both be released on November 29 as Black Friday Record Store Day exclusives.

In August, TMBG offered up a special limited edition benefit t-shirt with 100% of profits going to RAICES, a Texas legal team aiding separated families and detained minors seeking asylum in the US. Through the generosity and passion for the cause of Jeff Lawson, the founder of Twilio who offered to match any funds raised by the band, they raised a total of $200,000.

TMBG started with a Dial-A-Song service, powered by a lone phone machine out of their Brooklyn apartments. Since then they have made 22 albums, and have secretly infiltrated your TV with original themes and incidental music to numerous shows and commercials. Catch the band live in a city near you and stay tuned as they work feverishly to complete that elusive 23rd album.

They Might Be Giants ‘Flood’ tour dates

1/10: Pawling, NY @ Daryl’s House Club (Sold Out)
1/11: New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom (Sold Out)
2/6: New Haven, CT @ College Street Music Hall
2/7: Providence, RI @ Columbus Theatre (Sold Out)
2/8: New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom (Sold Out)
3/5: Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theater (Sold Out)
3/6: Chicago, IL @ Vic Theatre (Sold Out)
3/7: Chicago, IL @ Geek Bowl XIV (Sold Out)
3/8: Detroit, MI @ The Majestic (Sold Out)
3/9: Detroit, MI @ The Majestic
3/13: Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer (Sold Out)
3/14: New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom (Sold Out)
4/9: Washington, DC @ Lincoln Theatre
4/10: Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
4/11: New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom (Sold Out)
4/30: Boston, MA @ Royale
5/2: South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
5/3: Northampton Music, MA @ Academy of Music
5/5: Ithaca, NY @ State Theatre
5/6: Buffalo, NY @ The Town Ballroom
5/7: Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Small’s Theatre
5/9: New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
5/12: Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom
5/14: Chicago, IL @ Vic Theatre
5/15: Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
5/16: St. Paul, MN @ Fitzgerald Theater
5/17: St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant
 
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