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The Pillows Head Stateside on Six-City FLCL Music Tour

The Pillows Head Stateside on Six-City FLCL Music TourThis July, the little busters known as The Pillows are heading to the US.

The Japanese rock band, best known in the West for their music used in FLCL, are embarking on a six-city US tour courtesy Adult Swim. The occasion is, of course, the release of seasons two and three of FLCL, to which The Pillows also contributed tunes.

Here are the exact dates, cities and venues:

  • July 10: Cambridge, MA (The Sinclair)
  • July 12: New York, NY (Gramercy Theatre)
  • July 15: Seattle, WA (Neptune)
  • July 16: Portland, OR (Hawthorne Theatre)
  • July 18: San Francisco, CA (August Hall)
  • July 19: Los Angeles, CA (The Regent)

Aside from FLCL, The Pillows are also featured in Beck: Mongolian Cop Squad and Moonlight Mile. Formed in 1989, the band will celebrate their 30th anniversary next year.

On their July tour, they’ll be joined by the band Noodles and solo artist Cullen Omori.

The second season of FLCL, Progressive, hits Adult Swim June 2.

Are you planning to ride on shooting star and catch The Pillows at any of those shows?

Source: ANN

Matt Schley

Matt Schley (rhymes with "guy") lives in Tokyo, and has been OUSA's "man in Japan" since 2012. He's also written about anime and Japanese film for the Japan Times, Screen Daily and more.