black midi announce Chondromalacia Patella single and Golden Ticket Contest

black midi announce Chondromalacia Patella single and Golden Ticket Contest

black midi have released new single Chondromalacia Patella from their forthcoming new album, Cavalcade. The video for the track is available to watch now (see above) plus is now on all major streaming services. The third track taken from the new album, the song – about convalescence – is named after a knee injury one of the band sustained from running.

Cavalcade will be released on Friday, May 28, though fans will be able to hear the record in full two days early as the band will be hosting a listening party for the record on May 26. From 2pm (ET)/ 7pm (BST) on the day, Geordie Greep (guitar, primary vocals), Cameron Picton (bass, vocals), and Morgan Simpson (drums) will offer listeners a tour through the new record via YouTube, where the album will stream in its entirety.



Additionally, black midi have announced a Golden Ticket contest to accompany the album’s release. Running until October 28, a Golden Ticket will be placed into one standard, vinyl edition of the LP sold in the UK and one in the US (see competition rules).

Those lucky enough to discover either of the tickets will then be able to claim one of three prizes:


* black midi will be the function band for an event of your choice.

* One day in the studio with black midi for a creative collaboration.

* Guestlist spots for two people for all future worldwide black midi headline live shows for 10 years. 


black midi are also pleased to announce further dates for their North American tour. The full tour is below, with tickets for the new dates going on sale on May 21 at 10am local time.

Fri. Sep. 10 – Chicago, IL @ Pitchfork Music Festival

Mon. Oct. 4 – San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall

Tue. Oct. 5 – Sonoma, CA  @ Sebastiani Theatre

Thu. Oct. 7 –  Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda Theatre

Fri. Oct. 8 – San Diego, CA @ The Casbah

Sat. Oct. 9 – Pioneertown, CA @ Pappy and Harriet’s

Mon. Oct. 11 – Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line Music Cafe

Tue. Oct. 12 – Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall

Thu. Oct. 14 – Lakewood, OH @ Mahall’s

Fri. Oct. 15 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Spirit

Sat. Oct. 16 – Kingston, NY @ Tubby’s

Mon. Oct. 18 – Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair

Tue. Oct. 19 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall

Thu. Oct. 21 – Baltimore, MD @ Union Brewery

Sat. Oct. 23 – Asheville, NC @ The Grey Eagle Tavern

Tue. Oct. 26 – Birmingham, AL @ Saturn

Wed. Oct. 27 – New Orleans, LA @ Republic

Fri. Oct. 29 – Austin, TX @ ??????????

Sat. Oct. 30 – Houston, TX @ The Secret Group

Tue. March 22 – Madison, WI @ Majestic Theater

Fri. March 25 – Detroit, MI @ The Majestic

Sat. March 26 – Toronto, ON @ The Phoenix Concert Theatre

Mon. March 28 – Montreal, QC @ Société des Art Technologiques

Tue. March 29 – Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground

Wed. March 30 – Providence, RI @ Columbus Theater

Sun. April 3 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer

Tue. April 5 – Washington, DC @ The Black Cat

Wed. April 6 – Saxapahaw, NC @ Haw River Ballroom

Sat. April 9 – Nashville, TN @ Basement East

Mon. April 11 – Seattle, WA @ Neptune

Tue. April 12 – Vancouver, BC @ The Biltmore Cabaret

Wed. April 13 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom

Tue. April 19 – Berkeley, CA @ The UC Theatre

Visit for full information.


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