The Contortionist Special Guests On All Dates
Buke and Gase, Evan Marien & Dana Hawkins and Moon Tooth
To Each Appear At Select Dates
‘Camping With Animals’ Music Masters Camp To Take Place in Big Indian, NY
July 16 – 19 2019
Wednesday March 20th 2019, Los Angeles – Animals As Leaders have announced the full line up for their upcoming ’10 Year Anniversary Tour’ of the USA. The Contortionist will be main support on all dates and Buke and Gase, Evan Marien & Dana Hawkins and Moon Tooth will join as the opening act, each on select dates (full list of dates and supports below). The 18 date tour will kick off on May 1st in Tickets for the 10 Year Anniversary Tour are on sale now from
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For the last decade Animals As Leaders have risen to become celebrated heroes of their respective instruments. Tosin Abasi [guitar], Javier Reyes [guitar], and Matt Garstka [drums] have spent the last decade reimagining and reinventing instrumental prog, experimental metal, modern jazz and alternative creating complex, heavy and emotive musical landscapes to mass acclaim from fans and critics. Along the way, the trio has earned acclaim from the likes of Consequence of Sound, Revolver,Ultimate Guitar, and Rolling Stone. Consistently delivering a captivating show, they have toured alongside Deftones,Between The Buried And Me and Periphery.
Animals As Leaders are also hosting their ‘Camping With Animals’ Music Masters Camp at Full Moon Resort in Big Indian in New York this July (16th-19th). An all-inclusive summer vacation masterclass program that offers instrument specific intensive masterclasses –  Guitar With Tosin Abasi | Drums With Matt Garstka | Guitar & Production With Javier Reyes as well as sessions such as ‘How to Use Technology for Self-Improvement, Writing and Recording’, exclusive performances from Animals As Leaders, special guests, group writing sessions and open panel discussions. Full information and tickets can be found at
W/ Special Guests The Contortionist
Wed May 01 – San Antonio, TX The Aztec Theater *
Thu May 02 – Dallas, TX Gas Monkey Bar & Grill *
Mon May 06 – Phoenix, AZ Marquee Theater **
Tue May 07 – Los Angeles, CA Mayan **
Wed May 08 – San Francisco, CA Regency Grand**
Fri May 10 – Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom **
Sat May 11 – Seattle, WA El Corazon **
Tue May 14 – Lawrence, KS Granada *
Wed May 15 – Minneapolis, MN Skyway*
Thu May 16 – Chicago, IL House of Blues*
Fri May 17 – Pittsburgh, PA Roxian Theatre*
Sat May 18 – Toronto, ON Opera House***
Sun May 19 – Philadelphia, PA TLA***
Mon May 20 – Boston, MA Paradise***
Tue May 21 – New York, NY Irving Plaza***
Thu May 23 – Atlanta, GA Masquerade***
Fri May 24 – Nashville, TN Cannery Ballroom***
Sat May 25 – Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall***
* Buke and Gase
** Evan Marien & Dana Hawkins
*** Moon Tooth
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