The Joy Formidable remain one of the best and liveliest guitar rock bands on the planet, delivering a torrent of noisy sound and beautiful fury to every venue in which they perform. But next year, the Welsh trio are stripping things back a bit for a seven-date “semi-acoustic” tour that hits ONCE Ballroom in Somerville on March 2.

Tickets go on sale Friday at noon.

Writes the Joy Form: “Want to see us for an intimate, campfire-esque semi-acoustic set? The venues are small, the night will be very special and we’d love to see you.”

The Joy Formidable played the Paradise Rock Club in Boston back in April, a few weeks after releasing their latest album, Hitch.

The Joy Formidable — Leave No Trace acoustic tour
February 21: Seattle, WA — The Triple Door
February 22: Portland, OR — Mississippi Studios
February 24: San Francisco, CA — Swedish American Hall
February 25: Los Angeles, CA — Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian Church
February 27: Chicago, IL — Lincoln Hall
March 1: New York, NY — Le Poisson Rouge
March 2: Somerville, MA — ONCE Ballroom

Featured photo by Matthew Shelter for Vanyaland.

 

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