Hamtrack-based Timmy's Organism will be headlining the Audio Social Dissent 2016 package tour, a nationwide outing put together Detroit native Jack White's Nashville-based Third Man Records, which recently opened a store in the city's Cass Corridor, with a record pressing plant currently under construction.
The trek starts Feb. 10 in Columbus, Ohio, with a 26-stop itinerary that wraps March 12 in San Diego and includes a February 24 stop at Detroit's Marble Bar. Video will be playing the entire tour, with heavy rockers Regressions 696 on the first 11 dates and Wolf Eyes taking over for the rest of the tour, including the Detroit show. More information about the tour can be found at thirdmanrecords.com.
Meanwhile. Wolf Eyes' John Olson will be launching his new book "Life is a Rip Off Part One," at An Evening of Live Music, Poetry & Drinks at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, at the Third Man store at 441 W. Canfield St., which is being presented by Third Man Books. Olson will be joined in reading by Patrick Pantano of the band the Dirtbombs, Detroit Jamaal May, Jennifer Nelson of Ann Arbor and U-M visiting professor Tarfia Faizullah. Detroit singer, songwriter and guitarist Todd Albright will perform.