Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Galactic on Conan O'Brien and Tour Dates


Galactic at Irving Plaza in NYC circa 2005

Galactic will be making their first ever appearance as a musical guest on the Conan O'Brien Show on May 6th on NBC. The show will air later that night at 12:35am ET. While Galactic is NYC, they will also be performing at The Jammys and the after-party at BB Kings.

Upcoming gigs for the G-men included opening up for Widespread Panic and a free show in Knoxville! There are also several Jazz Fest dates in New Orleans.

Jesus, Galactic is playing everywhere in 2008. They recently finished up a tour of Australia. In a couple of months, Galactic heads over to Europe to play shows in the UK, France, Belgium, Switzerland, and Austria. They also play the Fuji Rock Festival in Japan. Galactic will also be playing the sumer festival circuit in America with stops at Summerfest, Outside Lands Festival, Sunshine Daydream, City Stages, Mountain Jam, and Wakarusa.

Here are their upcoming schedule...
Galactic Tour Dates

April 15, 2008
Headliners Music Hall
Louisville, KY
with Boots Riley (of The Coup) and
Special Guest Salvador Santana Band

April 16, 2008
Murphy Center
Murpheesboro, TN
Opening for Widespread Panic

April 17, 2008
Sundown in The City
Knoxville, TN
featuring Boots Riley (of The Coup)
This is a free show!

April 18, 2008
The Library
Oxford, MS
featuring Boots Riley (of The Coup)

April 19, 2008
New Daisy Theatre
Memphis, TN
featuring Boots Riley (of The Coup)
with Special Guest Salvador Santana Band

April 26, 2008
Tipitina's Uptown
New Orleans, LA
featuring Lateef the Truth Speaker

May 1, 2008
Riverboat Creole Queen
New Orleans, LA
With Forgotten Souls Brass Band

May 2, 2008
Tipitina's Uptown
New Orleans, LA
with Chali 2na (of Jurassic 5)

May 4, 2008
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
New Orleans, LA
with Chali 2na (of Jurassic 5)

May 7, 2008
The Jammys
Theater at Madison Square Garden
with Chali 2na (of Jurassic 5)

May 7, 2008
The Jammys After Party
BB King Blues Club
New York, NY
with Chali 2na (of Jurassic 5)

May 30, 2008
Mountain Jam Festival
Hunter, NY

June 6, 2008
Wakarusa Festival
Lawrence, KS
With Lateef the Truthspeaker

June 12, 2008
The Bottling Company
Hattiesburg, MS

June 13, 2008
City Stages Music & Arts Festival
Birmingham, AL

June 21, 2008
Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Festival
Norfolk, VA

June 29, 2008
Summerfest
Milwaukee, WI
With Lateef the Truthspeaker

July 4, 2008
Les Eurockeennes de Belfort
Bavilliers, France
Featuring Lyrics Born and Boots Riley (of The Coup)

July 5, 2008
Rock Werchter
Werchter, Belgium
Featuring Lyrics Born and Boots Riley (of The Coup)

July 6, 2008
O2 Wireless Festival
London, England
With Lyrics Born and Boots Riley (of The Coup)

July 16, 2008
Montreaux Jazz Cafe
Montreaux, Switzerland
With Lyrics Born and Boots Riley (of The Coup)
Free show!

July 18, 2008
Nuke Festival
St. Pölten, Austria
With Lyrics Born and Boots Riley (of The Coup)

July 19, 2008
Gurtenfestival
Berne, Switzerland
Featuring Lyrics Born and Boots Riley (of The Coup)

July 26, 2008
Fuji Rock Festival
Niigata, Japan
Featuring Chali 2na (of Jurassic 5) and Boots Riley (of The Coup)

August 9, 2008
Sunshine Daydream Music Festival Park
Terra Alta, WV

August 22-24, 2008
Friday - Sunday
Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival
San Francisco, CA
Galactic's Crescent City Soul Krewe
Here's a video of Galactic (with Lyrics Born) from their performance at The Jimmy Kimmel Song...


Photo credit: Greg Aiello

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