Dinosaur Jr. frontman J Mascis will play The Ruby Lounge in Manchester as part of a UK tour next month.

The tour follows the release of Mascis’s latest solo album, Tied to a Star, through Sub Pop Records last summer.

The record sees Mascis ditch the signature overdriven riffs of his original band, in favour of an acoustic guitar.

J Mascis plays:

Wednesday, January 7  – The Marble Factory, Bristol

Thursday, January 8 – Scala, London

Friday, January 9 – The Haunt, Brighton

Saturday, January 10 – The Ruby Lounge, Manchester

Monday, January 12 – Whelans, Dublin

Wednesday, January 14 – The Globe, Cardiff

Thursday, January 15 – The Junction 2, Cambridge

Friday, January 16 – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

Saturday, January 17 – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Sunday, January 18 – The Cluny, Newcastle

Monday, January 19 – Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

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