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Published: 2011/03/23

Simon Posford to Tour with Younger Brother, The Shpongletron Experience

Younger Brother will release its new studio album Vaccine on April 26 via SCI Fidelity. As previously reported, in addition to core members Simon Posford, Benji Vaughan and Ruu Campbell, the album features contributions from Disco Biscuits bassist Marc Brownstein, Furthur/Duo drummer Joe Russo and American Babies/Brothers Past guitarist Tom Hamilton. Younger Brother will promote Vaccine with a short US tour. For these shows, the group will consist of Posford (synth/guitar), Vaughan (Ableton / synth), Campbell (vocals), Matt White (guitar), Chris Borud (bass) and Nikolaj Bjerre (drums). Members of the Disco Biscuits will support several of the group’s shows.

In addition, Posford will tour the country with his other project Shpongle. Shpongle presents The Shpongletron Experience will be a be a “hybrid DJ” show featuring an arsenal of turntables, synths and effects units as well as an elaborately staged multi-media presentation.

Here’s a look at Posford’s upcoming shows

Younger Brother

April 6 Baltimore, MD— Bourbon St. (w/ Jesters of Kindness, Elemental)
April 7 New York, NY—Highline Ballroom (w/Dr. Fameus ft Allen Aucoin of The Disco Biscuits and CIA)
April 8 Philadelphia, PA—TLA (w/ Conspirator ft Marc Brownstein and Aron Magner of The Disco Biscuits)
April 9 Denver, CO—Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom (w/ Prometheus, Inspired Flight and Human Agency)

Shpongle presents The Shpongletron Experience

April 12 Reno, NV—Knitting Factory (w/ Random Rab, Psilogod)
April 13 Eugene, OR—McDonald Theatre (w/ Random Rab)
April 14 Arcata, CA—Arcata Theater (w/ Random Rab)
April 16 Indio, CA—Coachella-
April 20 Denver, CO—Bluebird Theater (w/ Random Rab)
April 21 Aspen, CO—Belly Up Aspen (DJ Set; w/ Random Rab)
April 22 Vail, CO—Spring Back to Vail
April 23 Boulder, CO—Boulder Theater (w/ Random Rab, Hallucinogen)
April 25 Lawrence, KS—The Granada (w/ Random Rab)
April 26 Madison, WI—Majestic Theatre (w/ Random Rab)
April 28 Pittsburgh, PA—Club Zoo (w/ Random Rab)
April 29 Syracuse, NY—Westcott Theater (w/ Random Rab, Pax Effex)
April 30 New York, NY—Best Buy Theater (w/ Random Rab, Hallucinogen)
May 3 Washington DC—9:30 Club (w/ Random Rab)
May 4 Northampton, MA—Pearl Street Nightclub (w/ Random Rab)
May 5 Boston, MA—Royale (w/ Random Rab)
May 6 Burlington, VT—Higher Ground (w/ Random Rab)
May 9 Columbia, MO—The Blue Note (w/ Random Rab, Tom Foolery, Clandestine)
May 11 St. Louis, MO—Old Rock House (w/ Random Rab)
May 12 Milwaukee, WI—The Rave (w/ Random Rab)
May 13 Minneapolis, MN—Epic Event Center (w/ Random Rab)
May 14 Chicago, IL—Congress Theater (w/ Random Rab, Excision)
May 18 Louisville, KY—Headliners Music Hall (w/ Random Rab)
May 19 Knoxville, TN—Valarium (w/ Random Rab)
May 20 Asheville, NC—Orange Peel (w/ Random Rab)
May 21 Atlanta, GA—The Masquerade (w/ Random Rab)
May 25 Portland, ME—State Theatre
May 26 Clifton Park, NY—Northern Lights – (DJ Set)
May 27 Buffalo, NY—The Town Ballroom
May 29 Danbury, CT—B.O.M.B. Fest
June 1 Oxford, MS—Lyric Oxford (w/ Random Rab)
June 2 Ozark, AK—Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival
June 3 New Orleans, LA—House Of Blues (w/ Random Rab)
June 10 Orlando, FL—House Of Blues (w/ Random Rab)
June 11 Fort Lauderdale, FL—Revolution (w/ Random Rab)
June 17 San Francisco, CA—The Fillmore (w/ Random Rab)
July 2 Rothbury, MI—Electric Forest
July 17 Alberta, Canada—Motion Notion Festival

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