Archers of Loaf @ the Troubadour in LA on 6/4 (more by Andrew Youssef)

Since playing a secret reunion show in January; support for the return of indie rock legends Archers of Loaf has been massive. They've been slowly announcing dates all over the country, including a performance at the stacked 2011 MusicfestNW in Portland, OR.

Merge Records has recently announced that they plan to...

"...reissue all four Archers of Loaf studio albums, starting with their acclaimed 1993 debut album Icky Mettle on August 2nd."

At the top of this post you can download the track, "What Did You Expect" from an out-of-print Merge 7" included on the reissue.

Archers will be in Chicago on July 8th & 9th to play the Bottom Lounge. Tickets are still available for night one, while night two (featuring an opening set from IfIHadAHiFi) is sold out.

All 2011 tour dates are below...

June 25 Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
June 26 New York, NY - Webster Hall
July 08 Chicago, IL - Bottom Lounge
July 09 Chicago, IL - Bottom Lounge

July 22 Atlanta, GA - The Earl
July 23 Atlanta, GA - The Earl
July 24 Atlanta, GA - The Earl
Aug 05 Washington, DC - Black Cat
Aug 06 Philadelphia, PA - Trocadero Theatre
Aug 19 Carrboro, NC - Cat's Cradle
Aug 20 Carrboro, NC - Cat's Cradle
Sept 02 San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall
Sept 03 San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall
Sept 08 Portland, OR - Music Fest NW
Sept 09 Seattle, WA - Neumo's

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