We're incredibly excited to announce that we'll be opening for The Dillinger Escape Plan (alongside o'brother and Cult Leader) on their North American Tour 10/12 - 10/23. It's a privilege and honor to be sharing stages with such a legendary act. Tickets go on sale Friday, but before then, come hang with us in a more intimate setting. Our own US tour starts Wednesday in Brooklyn. It's been a wild year, friends. Thanks for coming along for the ride. Dates and details at bentkneemusic.com/tour.
8/24 Brooklyn, NY @ C'mon Everybody
8/25 Providence, RI @ AS220
8/26 Boston, MA @ Great Scott
8/27 Philadelphia, PA @ The El Bar
8/28 Baltimore, MD @ Metro Gallery
8/29 Washington, DC @ Black Cat DC
8/30 Kennett Square, PA @ Kennett Flash Theatre
9/2 Dayton, OH @ Ladyfest
9/4 Chapel Hill, NC @ ProgDay
9/8 Tulsa, OK @ The Vanguard Tulsa
9/9 Lawrence, KS @ Jackpot Music Hall
9/10 Madison, WI @ Mickey's Tavern
9/11 Chicago, IL @ Emporium Arcade Bar
9/13 Toronto, ON @ Monarch Tavern
9/14 Troy, NY @ Troy Music Hall
9/17 Dayton, OH @ Dayton Music, Art and Film Festival
9/18 Worcester, MA @ StART on the Street
10/12 Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage†
10/13 Providence, RI @ Fête Music Hall†
10/14 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance Theatre†
10/15 New York, NY @ Webster Hall†
10/17 Pontiac, MI @ The Crofoot†
10/18 Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues†
10/19 Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue†
10/20 St Louis, MO @ Pop's†
10/21 Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theater†
10/22 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater†
10/23 Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge†
†w/ The Dillinger Escape Plan, o'brother, Cult Leader
Full press release below:
This has been an incredible year for Bent Knee across the board, with its third album Say So (Cuneiform Records) receiving a unanimously rave reception from national and global media, including The Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, NPR, and Consequence of Sound.
Fresh off a triumphant European tour, the exhilarating live act is proud to announce it’s opening for legendary expansive metal band The Dillinger Escape Plan during the first half of its forthcoming U.S. fall tour. Prior to those dates, Bent Knee will headline across the East Coast, including a date in Toronto, Canada.
You can experience Bent Knee in action right this second while waiting for the forthcoming gigs. Five songs from its thrilling, upcoming full-length concert film Live at the Space are now available on YouTube.
Since its inception, Bent Knee has remained true to the incredible spectrum of its diverse musical personalities. Courtney Swain’s riveting vocals lead the way through often dark lyrical themes, while guitar virtuoso Ben Levin shifts seamlessly from melodic riffs to extreme dissonance, often at a moment’s notice. Bassist Jessica Kion and drummer Gavin Wallace-Ailsworth contribute deep grooves, full of unexpected accents and ornamentation that glue the boundary-pushing work together. Violinist Chris Baum soars atop and through the material, further expanding the group’s sonic palette, and producer/sound designer Vince Welch combines it all with understated brilliance.