Dead Obies unveils a video for Waiting and announces a fall tour

Having just won the Festival d’été de Québec’s 2016 Espoir FEQ Award, Dead Obies now shares a fourth music video for their album Gesamtkunstwerk, released this past March. For the video, set to the song Waiting, director BAZ followed a group of young fans as they rap the lyrics with astonishing precision and (almost) as much swagger as Dead Obies.

Watch and share the video for Waiting via YouTube.

Dead Obies also announces the 22-date fall XXXPLOSIF Tour presented by Chic Choc rum, including two shows where the group will be backed by musicians of Kalmunity, Canada's largest and longest running improv music collective; December 1st at Impérial Bell in Quebec City and December 2nd at Club Soda in Montreal. In addition to taking part in the live recording of Gesamtkunstwerk last fall, these musicians also performed alongside Dead Obies at the album launch and at the FrancoFolies de Montréal’s opening concert. VIP packages for the shows in Quebec City and Montreal, which include a t-shirt, a poster, a ticket for the show, access to the soundcheck and a meet & greet with a photo, are available in very limited quantities at shop.deadobies.com.

Fans of Dead Obies will also get the opportunity to discover the universe of French rapper Georgio who will open for the band in Quebec City, Montreal and Gatineau on December 1st, 2nd and 3rd, respectively. In the same spirit, Georgio has asked Dead Obies to open for him in France in March 2017.

Tour Dates
31/07/16 Montreal, QC // Osheaga
06/08/16 Mont-Sainte-Anne, QC // Lounge Tremblay (Vélirium Fest)
13/08/16 Béthanie, QC // Festival La Grosse Lanterne
20/08/16 Mirabel, QC // Complexe Jean-Laurin (DesBouleaux Fest)
25/08/16 Drummondville, QC // Festival de la Poutine
30/08/16 Victoriaville, QC // Cégep de Victoriaville
02/09/16 Rouyn-Noranda, QC // Scène Paramount (FME) ^&
23/09/16 Saint-Hyacinthe, QC // Le Zaricot (Festival Agrirock) &~
24/09/16 Rimouski, QC // Coop Paradis (COMPLET) °
25/09/16 Rimouski, QC // Coop Paradis °
07/10/16 Saint-Casimir, QC // La Taverne
08/10/16 Saint-Prime, QC // La Grange (Coup de Grâce Musical)
09/10/16 La Baie, QC // Bistro Café Summum
14/10/16 TBA, FR
15/10/16 Rouen, FR // 106 $
18/10/16 Lille, FR // Grand Mix $
19/10/16 Paris, FR // Trabendo $
20/10/16 Strasbourg, FR // La Laiterie $
22/10/16 Niort, FR // Camji @
29/10/16 Sainte-Thérèse, QC // Cabaret BMO Sainte-Thérèse
03/11/16 Brossard, QC // Le Club, Square Dix30 ^
04/11/16 Sherbrooke, QC // Théâtre Granada ^
11/11/16 Trois-Rivières, QC // Café-Galerie L’Embuscade
25/11/16 Saint-Jérôme, QC // Paroisse Bon Pasteur - Église Sainte-Paule ^
26/11/16 Drummondville, QC // Le Duquartier
01/12/16 Quebec City, QC // Impérial Bell (avec Kalmunity) %
02/12/16 Montreal, QC // Club Soda (avec Kalmunity) %^
03/12/16 Gatineau, QC // Minotaure %
21/04/17 Shawinigan, QC // Maison de la culture Francis-Brisson

% with Georgio
^ with KNLO
& with Brown
~ with Bad Nylon
° with Blandine
$ with Puppetmastaz
@ with Caballero & Jean Jazz

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