Japandroids Busted Out A Rambunctious, Late Night Take On ‘No Known Drink Or Drug’

Senior Music Writer
10.12.17

Japandroids are set to kick off a new round of tour dates this Winter, officially beginning tomorrow night on October 13 in Calgary. To help get the word out about their latest run, the Canadian rock duo touched down on Late Night With Seth Meyers on Wednesday night, where they turned in a fiery rendition of their Near To The Wild Heart Of Life stalwart, “No Known Drink Or Drug.”

In a recent interview with our own Steven Hyden, frontman Brian King opened up about the new realities of touring through the U.S. “I love America,” he said “I love touring here. Love traveling here. I love our American fans. I love the cities. It’s one of my favorite places in the world to tour. I never get tired of it…It’s been a weird time. This is our first tour in Trump’s America and it’s been very obvious the shifting of the moods and just the general vibe, the places we go, and as much as I’d like to think that music is the one thing that can help free your mind from this kind of thing or inspire you beyond these things, it’s a pretty big thing to fight against.

You can watch Japandroids rambunctious performance of “No Known Drink Or Drug” in the video above, and check out their full list of tour dates below.

10/13 — Calgary, AB @ MacEwan Ballroom
10/14 — Edmonton, AB @ UnionHall
10/16 — Saskatoon, SK @ O’Brians Event Centre
10/17 — Winnipeg, MB @ Garrick Centre
10/19 — Halifax, NS @ Halifax Pop Explosion
10/21 — Montreal, QC @ Corona Theatre
10/24 — Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall
10/26 — Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
10/28 — Charlottesville, VA @ Jefferson Theatre
10/30 — Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live!
10/31 — Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE Indoor
11/02 — Chicago, IL @ Vic Theater
11/04 — Detroit, MI @ The Majestic
11/06 — Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
11/07 — Nashville, TN @ Cannery Ballroom
11/10 — New Orleans, LA @ Republic NOLA
11/11 — McDade, TX @ Sound On Sound Festival
11/13 — Dallas, TX @ Dada
11/15 — Houston, TX @ White Oaks Music Hall
11/18 — Mexico City, MX @ Corona Capital Festival

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