The Raveonettes at the Venue, Vancouver, Nov 5 2009
The Raveonettes on tour for fifth album, Raven in the Grave
The Raveonettes have announced North American tour dates for 2011. The Danish band, which is basically vocalist Sharin Foo and guitarist Sune Rose Wagner, makes a stop in Vancouver May 14 at Venue (it's a Saturday night, so it's an early show to make way for the disco at 10 p.m.). Tickets go on sale this Friday, Feb 18 at 10 a.m. Call 1-855-985-5000 for tickets or visit Zulu, Red Cat Records ($21.50).
The group is touring in support of its fifth album, Raven in the Grave. Of The Raveonettes' last Vancouver show, in November 2009, reviewer Rachel Fox had this to say: “They sound so fucking good it’s incredible and it’s only been 5 minutes and I never want to leave.”