Hot Panda Tour


Hot Panda
Volcano... Bloody Volcano
Mint Records

Hot Panda hit the highway for US Tour!

"Chinatown Bus" Released for Free Download

Hot Panda are announcing their US Tour dates, which include 4 SXSW performances! The band will be out on the road beginning March 17th in support of their new album, Volcano... Bloody Volcano (February 10, Mint Records). The new album showcases the bands spastic energy complete with hand claps, primal screams, synths, and cowbells. Hot Panda is also releasing "Chinatown Bus" off the new recording for free download. This LoFi-BritPop outfit formed in Alberta, Canada, Hot Panda back in 2006, and quickly became an experienced touring act. They've playing all over the US and Canada with over a hundred shows in a very short time, including sets at CMJ and PopMontreal and have even shared the stage with acts ranging from The Clipse to Women. Check them out in a town near you! (Photo by Brianna Hughes)

"At different times throughout the album you can hear the upbeat tempos of new wave, the tough snarl of garage rock, the jittery atmosphere of post-punk (Talking Heads, in particular)...they manage to craft something out of all their influences that doesn't sound too in thrall to any one style or sound." - Tim Sendra, All Music Guide

"From the cold provincial capital of Edmonton comes foursome Hot Panda, young indie rock types who know their way around the K Records discography and aren't afraid to let their dime-store organs show it." - RCRD LBL

Hot Panda, a new Canadian pop band, released their debut yesterday on Mint Records. Entitled Volcano. Bloody Volcano, it's a dose of off-kilter, spastic pop. - PopMatters

US Tour Dates:
Mar 17 Rubber Gloves, Denton, TX
Mar 18 Beauty Bar (SXSW), Austin, TX
Mar 19 (early show)Room 710 (SXSW:Pirate! Showcase) - Austin, TX
Mar 19 (late afternoon)Headhunters(SXSW: Mint/VenusZine) - Austin, TX
Mar 21 Habanna Calle 6(SXSW: Mint Showcase) - Austin, TX
Mar 22 TBA (SXSW) - Austin, TX
Mar 23 Atomic Cantina - Albuquerque, NM
Mar 26 Silverlake Lounge - Los Angeles CA
Mar 31 Le Voyeur - Olympia, WA
Apr 01 Commet Tavern - Seattle, WA
Apr 12 Vaudeville Mews - Des Moines, Iowa
Apr 13 Off Broadway - St. Louis, MO
Apr 14 Dark Room Bar - Chicago, IL
Apr 16 Village Green Records - Muncie, IN
Apr 18 Smiling Moose - Pittsburgh, PA
Apr 19 Velvet Lounge - Washington, D.C.
Apr 20 TBA - Brooklyn, NY
Apr 21 Piano's - New York, NY
Apr 22 Manhattan Room - Philladelphia, PA