TORONTO SHOWS UPDATE / DATE CHANGE: Now two shows on December 10 at Rivoli

The previously announced Toronto shows of September 7 & 8 have been rescheduled to two shows in one evening. The shows will now be at Rivoli on December 10. Tickets are $30 for each show, or a special price of $50 for both, and are available via the following links:

Saturday, December 10th


James Chance & The Contortions ready first new studio LP since the ’80s, playing Bowery Electric (BV presale)

No Wave legends James Chance & the Contortions are set to release their first proper album since the ’80s. Produced by longtime Contortions guitarist Tom├ís Doncker, it’s titled The Flesh is Weak and will be out via True Groove Records this fall, featuring brand new material and favorites from their live set.

The band, which also includes Eric Klaastad (bass/vocals), Richard Dworkin (drums/vocals), Mac Gollehon (trumpet), and Robert Aaron (saxophone/keyboards), will play a record release show at NYC’s Bowery Electric on November 10 with BUENO and Logan X. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 26 at 10 AM with a BrooklynVegan presale beginning Tuesday, August 23 at 10 AM. Check Brooklyn Vegan Tuesday morning for the password.