The Replacements - Back on Tour

Their tour, cleverly titled; "The Replacements, Back by Unpopular Demand" starts April 9th in Seattle.  The closest the band gets to Minnesota is their April 29th and 30th in Chicago.

(Minneapolis, MN)  --  The Replacements are going on tour for the first time in 24 years this spring, but the band is not scheduled to play its home state.   The "Back By Unpopular Demand" U-S tour kicks off April 9th in Seattle.  The 13-date run includes two nights in Chicago on April 29th and 30th and a May 2nd show in Milwaukee.  The Replacements did play a sold-out homecoming concert last fall at Midway Stadium in St.Paul.  The 'Mats began playing punk and alternative rock in a Minneapolis garage in 1979.