(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Editor,

After taking a year or so off the road to work on writing a new album, Chicago progressive metallers Pelican will soon be touring again.  

The band announced today that they will hit U.S. roads this August for their first tour of 2017.  The first show of the run will be a set at this year’s prestigious Psycho Las Vegas festival and from there, an extensive trek hitting the Southwest, Midwest, and Eastern regions.

Inter Arma and Jaye Jayle will join Pelican at different legs of the run.  All of the scheduled dates so far are listed below.

08/18 Las Vegas, NV – Psycho Las Vegas

With Inter Arma:

08/20 Salt Lake City – Urban Lounge
08/21 Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre
08/22 Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad
08/23 El Paso, TX – Lowbrow Palace
08/24 Tucson, AZ – Club Congress
08/25 Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom
08/26 San Diego, CA – Brick by Brick

With Jaye Jayle:

10/01 Ferndale, MI – Loving Touch
10/02 Pittsburgh, PA – Club Cafe
10/03 Washington DC – Rock & Roll Hotel
10/04 Philadelphia PA – Boot & Saddle
10/06 New York NY – Brooklyn Bazaar
10/07 Burlington VT – Dunk! Festival (Pelican only)
10/08 Boston MA – Great Scott
10/10 Buffalo, NY – Mohawk Place
10/11 Columbus OH – Ace of Cups
10/12 Indianapolis, IN – White Rabbit
10/13 Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle (feat. Grails)

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