The Mother Hips announce tour dates for ‘Behind Beyond’

Mother HipsCelebrating 20 years since their first album release, beloved Bay Area “California Soul” psych rockers The Mother Hips have announced a full US tour to accompany the release of their eighth studio album, Behind Beyond, via their own imprint label Mother Hips Records on July 9, 2013. As well as being available digitally and on CD, Behind Beyond will be released as a double LP which will include two album-only bonus tracks, “Old Greenway” and “Broken Open.”

The album will be available for pre-order on Wednesday, June 12 at .

The Hips will play June CD release shows in Chico, CA at the Sierra Nevada Brewery on June 24 and 25 (the Hips have their own beer, “Hips Helles”) and two hometown shows on June 28 and 29 at the Independent in SF, CA. They’ll tour on and off through the end of the year, including Outside Lands Festival in August and an East Coast run in November. More dates will be added soon.

Listen to a new track, “Freed From a Prison,” here.

Tour Dates:
June 21                Sacramento, CA – Cesar Chavez Park
June 24-25    Chico, CA – Sierra Nevada Brewing Co
June 28-29      San Francisco, CA – Independent CD Release shows
July 18                 Park City, UT – Newpark Town Center
July 20                 Alta, WY – Targhee Fest
Aug 1                   Seattle, WA – Tractor Tavern
Aug 2                    Portland, OR – Doug Fir
Aug 3                    North Plains, OR – Hornings Hideout
Aug 10                  San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands
Aug 24                  Sand City, CA – West End Celebration
Aug 25                  St Helena, CA – Long Meadow Ranch Winery
Sept 13                 Denver, CO- TBD
Sept 14                 Salt Lake City,Utah- The State Room
Sept 21                 Pioneertown, CA – Pappy & Harriet’s w/Los Lobos 
Sept 22                 Pioneertown, CA – Pappy & Harriet’s
Sept 27                 Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up
Oct 4                    Folsom, CA – Powerhouse Pub
Oct 5                    San Luis Obispo, CA – Harbor Fest
Nov 14                  Washington DC- The Hamilton
Nov 15                  Philadelphia, PA – The Blockley
Nov 16                  New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
*Additional dates to be announced soon