Chicago instrumental quartet Pelican have announced a string of West Coast dates that’ll go down this summer, ending a period of dormancy that has seen the band receding from stages to work on new material and a growing number of side-projects.

According to a press release, “joining forward-thinking metal label Southern Lord’s multi-city The Power of The Riff Festival, which sports a lineup including luminaries Pentagram, Winter, Noothgrush, among several others, Pelican will play installments in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle in addition to their own headlining dates in San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Fresno, and Portland.”

The following month, Pelican will appear at Kentucky’s Boomslang Festival alongside Swans, Secret Chiefs 3, Horseback, and others.
Those dates after the jump.

Pelican West Coast tour dates:

8/12/: The Casbah – San Diego, CA
8/13: Echo/Echoplex – Los Angeles, CA @ The Power of The Riff Festival
8/14: SLO Brewing Company – San Luis Obispo, CA
8/15: Audie’s Olympic – Fresno, CA
8/16: The Mezzanine – San Francisco, CA @ The Power of The Riff Festival
8/17: Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR
8/18: Neumo’s – Seattle, WA @ The Power of The Riff Festival
9/24: Buster’s – Lexington, KY @ Boomslang Festival

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