Primus Tour

EVENT VENUE DATE/TIME  
Primus Brooklyn Bowl – Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
Thursday
5/1/2014

Primus Brooklyn Bowl – Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
Friday
5/2/2014

Primus Brooklyn Bowl – Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
Saturday
5/3/2014

Queens of the Stone Age & Primus Starlight Theatre
Kansas City, MO
Tuesday
5/13/2014
7:00PM

Primus First Security Amphitheater (formerly Riverfest Amphitheatre)
Little Rock, AR
Wednesday
5/14/2014

Primus Iron City – Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
Friday
5/16/2014

Primus Greenfield Amphitheater At Greenfield Park
Wilmington, NC
Saturday
5/17/2014

Primus Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
Asheville, NC
Sunday
5/18/2014

Primus Tennessee Theatre
Knoxville, TN
Tuesday
5/20/2014

Primus nTelos Wireless Pavilion – Portsmouth
Portsmouth, VA
Wednesday
5/21/2014

Primus Jacobs Pavilion (formerly The Nautica Pavilion)
Cleveland, OH
Thursday
5/22/2014

Primus Capitol Theatre – Port Chester
Port Chester, NY
Tuesday
6/24/2014

Primus State Theatre – ME
Portland, ME
Wednesday
6/25/2014

Primus Budweiser Summer Stage At Tags
Big Flats, NY
Friday
6/27/2014

Primus Stone Pony
Asbury Park, NJ
Saturday
6/28/2014

Primus The Fillmore Silver Spring
Silver Spring, MD
Sunday
6/29/2014


primus Articles

Robert Plant, Theivery Corp, Primus Get Their Independence on at High Sierra Festival : April 19, 2013

Robert Plant and Primus are among the artists that will help Quincy, California celebrate Independence Day at the High Sierra Festival this year. The 2013 incarnation of the eve ...

Widespread Panic, Primus, Avett Brothers Form Mountain Jam 2013 Line Up : January 17, 2013

Widespread Panic, Primus and the Avett Brothers all will take the stage at the 9th annual Mountain Jam Music Festival later this year. Held once again in the Catskill Mountains ...

Primus, Orbital On Deck for Asheville’s MoogFest : August 07, 2012

The lineup for the third annual Moogfest has been announced, and includes heavy hitters Primus and Orbital, organizers announced recently. The two-day festival that celebrates t ...

Primus Plans 3D Tour for the Fall : July 23, 2012

Primus just finished up its last scheduled date so far this year with an appearance at the Gathering of the Vibes festival over the weekend in Bridgeport, Conn., but the band won†...

Primus Packs the Calendar with Spring Tour Dates : March 06, 2012

Primus has announced that it will travel throughout North America this spring to support its most recent album, Green Naugahyde. The 26-date tour will kick off May 4 in Columbi ...

Primus Releases First New Album in 11 Years, Tour Planned : July 19, 2011

Lovers of the slap-bass rejoiced last month when the alt-rock band Primus announced a September 13 release date for “Green Naugahyde” via Prawn Song/ATO. Those looking to watch ...


primus Biography

The American rock band Primus was formed in 1984 in El Sobrante, California. Original band members included Les Claypool (vocalist, bassist) and Todd Huth (guitarist). Later Jay Lane (drummer) joined them. However Lane and Huth left the band in 1988. In 1989 Primus released "Suck on This," their first album, with LaLonde on guitar and Tim "Herb" Alexander on drums. The band released "Frizzle Fry" in 1990. Interscope Records then signed the band to a recording contract. In 1991 Primus released "Sailing the Seas of Cheese," their major label deubt. The album went gold. Primus released "Pork Soda" in 1993. The album debuted in the No. 7 spot on Billboard's Top 10 chart. In 1995 the band released "Tales from the Punchbowl," their fourth album. It spawned the song "Wynona's Big Brown Beaver," which was nominated for a Grammy Award and to date is the band's most successful single. In 1996 Alexander left and Bryan "Brain" Mantia replaced him. Primus recorded television show South Park's original theme song as well as two additional albums: 1997's "Brown Album" and 1999's "Antipop." In 2000 the band went on a hiatus. LaLonde and Claypool reunited in 2003 along with Alexander. The band released an EP/DVD called "Animals Should Not Try to Act Like People." Lane replaced Alexander in 2010. Current band members are Les Claypool, Jay Lane and Larry LaLonde. In 2011 Primus released "Green Naugahyde," their eighth studio album. Primus is known for their quirky, irreverent approach to music. Their musical style is hard to define. They have been referred to as progressive metal, funk metal, alternative metal and alternative rock. Influences of Primus include Pink Floyd and Frank Zappa. Bands that have been inspired by Primus include Pleymo, Muse, Limp Bizkit, Korn, Incubus and Deftones.