Oysterhead Tour Dates + Online Ticketing Announced

Oysterhead’s new album, The Grand Pecking Order, hits stores on October 2 in the U.S. and Canada (see news item 4/17/01 for more info). Foreign release dates are still being finalized – stay tuned.

Foreign release dates are still being finalized – stay tuned. The first single is the eponymous track Mr. Oysterhead, at radio stations starting September 5.

After a warm-up show at Toad’s Place in New Haven on Sept. 14, Oysterhead will make a special appearance at the CMJ Music Marathon on Sept. 15, headlining a three band bill at Irving Plaza that also includes Lake Trout and The Cancer Conspiracy. The CMJ show will be recorded by HBO for inclusion on their concert show Reverb – the Oysterhead segment should air in early October.

Oysterhead will hit the road in earnest starting Oct. 21 in Seattle. The tour includes stops at Les’ favorite venue, the Greek Theatre in Berkeley CA, as well as a two night Halloween stint at the Fillmore in Denver and manages to cover much of the country (and a couple Canadian dates as well) in twenty shows. Opening acts have yet to be finalized.

Tickets for the Oct/Nov national tour (Toad’s and Irving Plaza not included) are available directly through’s secure on-line ticketing system beginning Thursday night, August 23 at midnight. Visit for full details.