Alternative pioneers The Replacements are playing a string of festivals this summer and fall following their highly anticipated Coachella appearance earlier in April. The Replacements play the Shaky Knees Festival in Atlanta Georgia on Saturday May 10th. Sharing the stage with the Replacements include artists such as Modest Mouse, Spoon, and Conor Oberst. They return to the south to play the Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Kentucky on Sunday July 20th. They headline that day of the festival with Beck and Ray Lamontagne.
The Replacements head to Montreal, Canada on August 1st, 2nd, and 3rd to play the Osheaga Festival with fellow alt rock legends Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds as well as the Arctic Monkeys, Lorde plus others. The Replacements will then play the fall edition of the Boston Calling Festival on September 5th to the 7th. Other Headliners include The National, Neutral Milk Hotel, and The Roots with Nas. On September 13th the Replacements head home for the first time in 23 years to play the Midway Stadium in St. Paul, Minnesota.
After that they head down to Austin, Texas to play Austin City Limits the weekends of October 3rd to the 5th and then again on October 10th to the 12th. With only few select appearances this year, older fans who have not seen The Replacements in over 20 years or new fans looking to see them for the first time, this summer and fall is perfect chance to catch them and many other good artists for one awesome music experience.
The Replacements 2014 Tour Dates:
- 05/09-11 – Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Knees Festival
- 07/18-20 – Louisville, KY @ Forecastle Music Festival
- 08/01-03 – Montreal, QC @ Osheaga Music Festival
- 09/05-07 - Boston, MA @ Boston Calling
- 09/13 – St. Paul, MN @ Midway Stadium
- 10/03-12 - Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits