The Rentals plan first national tour in eight years; lineup to include members of Ozma and Tegan & Sara

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The Rentals, the synth-rock project led by former Weezer bassist Matt Sharp, will hit the road for their first North American tour in eight years and their first significant outing in support of last year’s Polyvinyl-released Lost In Alphaville. On this trek, the band’s lineup will be fleshed out by Ryen Slegr (Ozma) and Ted Gowans (Tegan & Sara) on guitar, Lizzy Ellison and Patti King (Radiation City) on vocals/synths, Shawn Glassford (Starfucker) on bass/synth and Jared Shavelson (Paint It Black/the Hope Conspiracy) on drums. Tickets are available here, and dates are below, along with the band’s new music video for “1000 Seasons.”

05/05 – Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst Atrium
05/06 – San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel
05/08 – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
05/09 – Vancouver, BC @ Electric Owl
05/10 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater #
05/13 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
05/14 – Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
05/15 – Omaha, NE @ Waiting Room
05/16 – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
05/18 – Detroit, MI @ The Loving Touch
05/19 – Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace
05/21 – Boston, MA @ Middle East
05/22 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
05/23 – Washington DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel
05/25 – Nashville, TN @ Mercy Lounge
05/26 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
05/27 – New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks
05/29 – Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
05/30 – Austin, TX @ The Parish %
06/02 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Crescent Ballroom
06/03 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Bunkhouse Saloon
06/04 – San Diego, CA @ The Irenic
06/05 – Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre
^ All Dates with Rey Pila + Radiation City
except # with Rey Pila only
except % with Radiation City only