A concept album by the Smoking Popes about the life of a fictional high schooler? Huh? That’s the story behind the Chicago rockers forthcoming (March 15) release, This is Only a Test. This will be the second release of new material for the Popes since they reunited in 2008 after a 10-year hiatus.
Tour dates start mid-March.
Sat- Mar 19 The Sail Inn Tempe AZ
Sun- Mar 20 Casbah San Diego CA
Tue- Mar 22 Slidebar Fullerton CA
Wed- Mar 23 Key Club West Hollywood CA
Thu- Mar 24 Downtown Brew San Luis Obispo CA
Fri- Mar 25 Great American Music Hall San Francisco CA
Sat- Mar 26 The Crepe Place Santa Cruz CA
Mon- Mar 28 Alberta Rose Theatre Portland OR
Tue- Mar 29 El Corazon Seattle WA
Thu- Mar 31 Urban Lounge Salt Lake City UT
Fri- Apr 1 Hi Dive Denver CO
Sat- Apr 2 The Riot Room Kansas City MO
Sun- Apr 3 Double Door Chicago IL