Pinegrove Announce First Tour Dates Since Hiatus


A yr after the New Jersey emo band Pinegrove went on hiatus following sexual coercion claims, the group will hit the street starting Nov. 23 with a present at First Congregational Church in Montclair, New Jersey. In a message to followers, the band defined that they are going to be donating a portion of earnings from every ticket on the small run of late-2018 exhibits to Planned Parenthood. 

"The security of our followers is a precedence and we wanna emphasize our dedication to creating positive everyone seems to be as snug as potential at our exhibits," they wrote. "With that in thoughts, we’ll be partnering with organizations and volunteers skilled in energetic bystander intervention in every metropolis. More particulars on that to return." 

Pinegrove self-released their new album, Skylight, on Sept. 28, 10 months after occurring hiatus on account of claims of "sexual coercion" towards lead singer Evan Stephens Hall. A latest prolonged profile in Pitchfork revealed the methodical path the band took to re-emerge following an extended interval of reflection. That reckoning included the alleged sufferer speaking with the band by means of a mediator and Hall getting into remedy, in addition to briefly shelving Skylight album and going into radio silence.

In the wake of the allegations, Hall subsequently posted a prolonged Facebook publish detailing a short, intense relationship with the lady who accused him of sexual coercion, after which the group canceled their scheduled U.S. tour. Profits from the sale of Skylight will go in the direction of numerous charities, together with the Voting Rights Project, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Musicares.

Pinegrove tour dates (up to date following preliminary Instagram publish):

Nov. 23 — Montclair, NJ @ First Congregational Church

Nov. 24 — Boston, MA @The Sinclair

Nov. 26 — Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

Nov. 27 — Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

Dec. 1 — Amsterdam, NL @ Sugar Factory

Dec. three — Berlin, DE @ Cassiopeia

Dec. 5 — Bristol, UK @ Thekla

Dec. 6 — London, UK @ The Garage

Dec. 12 — San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall

Dec. 14 — West Hollywood, CA @ Troubador