In need of a bassist after Mando Lopez was forced to forced to return home to be with his pregnant wife, The Breeders have tapped an old colleague. According to Rolling Stone, Josephine Wiggs, who served as the band’s bassist throughout the early 90s, will join her former bandmates for the final three shows of their currently ongoing U.S. tour. Wiggs last played with the band at a special reunion gig in 2005 for 4ADs anniversary.
The Breeders will play Washington, D.C. tonight, Pittsburgh tomorrow, and Columbus, Ohio on Sunday. Get in if you can.
The Breeders 2009 Tour Dates:
08/21 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat *
08/22 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Diesel Club Lounge *
08/23 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall *
* = w/ Whispertown 2000