Photo by Vladislav Grach
Critically-acclaimed post-hardcore outfit KEN MODE (Jesse Matthewson – Vocals, Guitar; Shane Matthewson – Drums; Skot Hamilton- Bass) are embarking on a September headlining North American tour this weekend. The tour, which starts on August 30 will bookend their forthcoming appearance at the 2014 edition of the Hopscotch Festival.
Following the North American run, KEN MODE will then embark on a co-headlining European run with label-mates HARK throughout the rest of the month into October. A list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.
KEN MODE will be touring in support of their JUNO and Polaris award nominated album, ‘Entrench’. ‘Entrench’ is currently streaming here.
KEN MODE previously premiered a video for the track “The Promises of God” at PunkNews.com. “The Promises of God” was taken from ‘Entrench’.
KEN MODE’s recent video for “The Terror Pulse” has been nominated for an Ottawa International Animation Festival award. The Christopher Mills (MODEST MOUSE, INTERPOL, BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE) created video is streaming here. More information about the festival and its presence in the world stage can be found here.
KEN MODE headlining North American tour dates:
8/29 Riverview, MI @ Rocky’s Pub
8/30 Toronto, ON @ Soy Bomb
9/1 Burlington, VT @ Nectar’s
9/2 Brooklyn, NY @ St. Vitus
9/3 Pittsburgh, PA @ Smiling Moose
9/4 Philadelphia, PA @ North Star
9/5 Raleigh, NC @ Hopscotch Music Festival
9/6 Johnson City, TN @ The Hideaway
9/7 Newport, KY @ Thompson House
9/8 Chicago, IL @ Reggie’s
9/9 Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock
KEN MODE headlining European Tour:
All dates with HARK:
9/25 Amsterdam, NL @ Winston
9/26 Oss, NL @ Groene Engel
9/27 Copenhagen, DK @ Stengade
9/30 Brussels, BE @ Magasin4
10/1 Orleans, FR @ L’Astrolabe
10/2 Nantes, FR @ Ferrailleur
10/3 Barcelona, ES @ Razzmatazz
10/6 Toulouse, FR @ Saint des Seins
10/7 Montpellier, FR @ Black Sheep
10/8 Milan, IT @ LoFi
10/9 Innsbruck, AT @ PMK
10/10 Chemnitz, DE @ AC17
10/12 Liege, BE @ La Zona
10/14 London, UK @ Our Black Heart
10/17 Glasgow, UK @ Audio
10/19 Swansea, UK @ Garage