Pterodactyl to Play the Picador July 25th

Image by Jesse JaneUpcoming on the area concert calendar is noise-rockers Pterodactyl who are touring in support of their first full-length release on Brah Records which is either self-titled or Blue Jay. Pterodactyl will be playing the 19-and-over show at the Picador in Iowa City on July 25th with openers The Tanks, Banana Hands, and The Slats. Doors are at 9PM.

Brah Records is the vanity label spinoff of Jagjaguar co-managed by members of Oneida and is also home to Oakley Hall who opened for Calexico when they played the Englert last September.

Pterodactyl’s new record is a buzzy, banging frenetic record with bouts of melody. Should make for an interesting evening.

Here are the other dates on their Summer Tour:

Thu. July 12
Brooklyn, NY @ Don Pedro’s

Tue. July 17
Pittsburgh, PA @ Garfield Artworks
w/ the Death Set & Ponytail

Wed. July 18
Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom
w/ Team Robespierre, Jerk

Thu. July 19
Lexington, KY @ TBA

Fri. July 20
Bloomington, IN @ John Waldron Arts Center

Sat. July 21
Detroit, MI @ Scrummage University

Sun. July 22
Chicago, IL @ Ronny’s (Mauled by Tigers Fest)
w/ Underground Railroad to Candyland, The Bananas and Shellshag
2103 N. California Ave.

Mon. July 23
Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock

Wed. July 25
Iowa City, IA @ The Picador

Thu. July 26
Fargo, ND @ Aquarium

Mon. July 30
Seattle, WA @ Sunset Tavern

Tue. July 31
Portland, OR Holocene

Thu. August 2
Oakland, CA @ 21 Grand

Fri. August 3
San Francisco, CA @ Hemlock Tavern
w/ A-Frames, Pyramids

Sat. August 4
Glendale, CA @ Scene Bar
w/ Indian Jewelry, Nymph

Sun. August 5
Phoenix, AZ @ Trunk Space

Tue. August 7
Austin, TX @ Emo’s

Wed. August 8
Houston, TX @ The Proletariat

Thu. August 9
Shreveport, LA @ Jack Rabbit Lounge

Fri. August 10
Birmingham, AL @ Bottle Tree

Sat. August 11
Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn

Sun. August 12
Mount Pleasant, SC @ Village Tavern

Tue. August 14
Chapel Hill, NC @ Night Light

Thu. August 16
Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s

Here is the band’s website

Here is the band’s MySpace Page

Click Here to Download “Polio” from their newest album.

Click Here to Download “Esses” from their newest album.

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