Either Austin hardcore upstarts portrayal of guilt really like to tour or they are gluttons for punishment. Either way, choosing to tour the US East Coast, the Midwest, and parts of Canada in February blurs the lines between ‘serious commitment’ and ‘masochism’.
portrayal of guilt currently enjoy massive critical accolades, and not just here. Most music critics who have heard their debut album, Let Pain Be Your Guide, rave about it in ways that forecast the second coming of Converge. To the degree that portrayal of guilt are worthy of such praise, seeing them play in several markets for the very first time and in intimate venues to boot might turn out to be a taste of history in the making.
portrayal of guilt will have different supporting acts throughout the tour. Please also note that several venues have not been confirmed at this time of writing.
FEB 7 — Houston, TX @ Christmas Island
FEB 8 — Baton Rouge, LA @ The Woodshop
FEB 9 — Memphis, TN @ Hi-Tone (with NØ MAN)
FEB 10 — Nashville, TN @ Betty’s Grill
FEB 11 — Cincinatti, OH @ Northside Yacht Club (with NØ MAN)
FEB 12 — Philadelphia, PA @ TBA (with NØ MAN and Flouride)
FEB 13 — Brooklyn, NY @ The Kingsland (with Flouride)
FEB 14 — Portland, ME @ Geno’s (with Flouride)
FEB 15 — New Haven, CT @ TBA
FEB 16 — Quebec City, QC @ TBA
FEB 17 — Montreal, QC @ Turbo Haus
FEB 18 — Toronto, ON @ Sneaky Dee’s
FEB 19 — Detroit, MI @ Trumbullplex (with Stay Asleep)
FEB 20 — Chicago, IL @ Subterranean (with Stay Asleep)
FEB 21 — Milwaukee, WI @ JJ’s Bar & Grill (with Stay Asleep)
FEB 22 — Minneapolis, MN @ Seward Cafe (with Stay Asleep)
FEB 23 — Sioux Falls, SD @ TBA
FEB 24 — Omaha, NE @ Midtown Art Supply
FEB 25 — Wichita, KS @ Kirby’s Beer Store
FEB 26 — Tulsa, OK @ TBA
Consult local venues for ticket information.
So, if you live in the area, know that a bunch of acclaimed young musicians are stepping out into the miserable, wet cold in February when they could be home in Texas. Since you will not be in Texas where it will undoubtedly be warmer, step out for a show that will likely be as nasty as the weather outside.
Follow portrayal of guilt‘s Facebook for more information and news. Check out their wonderful debut album, Let Pain Be Your Guide, on Bandcamp. Take a look at the Facebook pages of the supporting acts, NØ MAN, Flouride, and Stay Asleep as well!