Article: Five Reasons to Catch The Trashcan Sinatras on Tour

Authored by Sylvia Borgo.  Published by JB.

Scottish Indie rockers, The TrashCan Sinatras, are beginning their six week acoustic tour of the US next week in San Diego. We've compiled our top five reasons of why you should head out and catch this legendary band as they play two of their most influential albums, Cake and I've Seen Everything, in their entirety.

Five Reasons to Catch The Trashcan Sinatras on Tour
5. Because they remind of us how good the 90s were for British music. The Trashcan Sinatras arrived at the onset of the second British invasion which gave us many mega British bands like Oasis, Radiohead, and Blur.

Blur

4. Because if you are a fan of The Smiths, the Marr-esque guitar sounds should be sheer bliss to your ears.
 
3. Because their album I've Seen Everything turns 25 this year. More importantly, the sentimentality that the songs on that album are imbibed with is timeless:

2. Because the band are playing intimate venues which will allow you to get close up and personal to Francis, John, and Paul.

Photo credit: Mort Shuman

1. Because their biggest US hit, "Only Tongue Can Tell" off of Cake, is the perfect song for older fans to reminisce to and for younger fans to be introduced to:

Catch them in a city near you!
May 16 San Diego, CA Casbah  
May 17 Tucson, AZ Hotel Congress  
May 19 Dallas, TX House Party  
May 20 Austin, TX 3Ten ACL Live
May 23 Atlanta, GA Smith’s Olde Bar
May 25 Charlotte, NC Evening Muse  
May 26 Vienna, VA Jammin Java  
May 27 Sellersville, PA Sellersville Theater  
May 29 Baltimore, MD Ottobar  
May 30 New York, NY Highline Ballroom  
May 31 Asbury Park, NJ The Saint  
June 1 Somerville, MA ONCE Ballroom  
June 3 Ottawa, ON Mavericks  
June 4 Toronto, ON Horseshoe Tavern  
June 5 Ferndale, MI Magic Bag  
June 6 Cleveland, OH Beachland Ballroom  
June 8 Dayton, OH Encore Studios  
June 10 Evanston, IL SPACE
June 12 St. Paul, MN Amsterdam Bar & Hall
June 13 St. Louis, MO Blueberry Hill  
June 14 Kansas City, MO Gospel Lounge  
June 16 Denver, CO Ophelia’s  
June 17 Salt Lake City, UT Metro Music Hall
June 19 Vancouver, BC Biltmore Cabaret  
June 20 Seattle, WA Fremont Abbey  
June 21 Portland, OR Alberta Rose Theatre  
June 22 Sacramento, CA Harlow’s  
June 24 Mill Valley, CA Sweetwater Music Hall  
June 27 Los Angeles, CA Regent Theater
June 28 Pioneertown, CA Pappy & Harriet’s
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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