Months after staging his controversial Putin’s ashes exhibition in Los Angeles, Pussy Rampage He is planning his return with a tour of the United States. On Tuesday, the Russian feminist protest group announced its “Riot Days” tour.

The collective, currently consisting of Maria “Masha” Alyokhina, Diana Burkot, Olga Broisova and Alina Petrova, will begin their tour in Montreal on November 1, before heading to cities including Seattle, San Jose, Los Angeles and Dallas. , before ending their tour in Brooklyn, New York, on December 8.

The performance tour will be a combination of live music, theater and videos based on Alyokhina’s book, Days of riots, which chronicles his experience in the group, including its mass protests and his days locked up in prison. The performance art delves into current events, including the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Artists Liza Anne, Sloppy Jane, Death Valley Girls, Phinkshift and Thick will join the group on different stops on the US tour.

The group premiered a short film and art exhibition titled Putin’s ashes earlier this year, showing a group of women wearing red balaclavas and carrying a piece of art with the words “This button neutralizes Vladimir Putin.” The image sees a drawing of the Russian leader burning in the background backed by an eerie chorus sound.

“My job is to damage Putin as much as possible and [the threat of lawsuits] means that he and the people around him are actually being hurt by Putin’s ashesso it’s great news”, Tolokonnikova said Rolling Stone in February. “I’ll keep doing my job and keep pushing.”

Pussy Riot last joined Marina as the opener for their Ancient dreams in a modern land tour last year.


Pussy Riot’s Riot Days Tour Dates

November 1 – Montreal, QC @ Rialto Theater
November 2 – Toronto, ON @ AXIS
November 3 – Ferndale, MI @ Magic Bag
November 5 – Columbus, OH at Newport Music Hall
November 6 – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
November 9 – Denver, CO @ Gothic Theater
November 12 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazón
November 13 – Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater
November 15 – San Jose, CA @ The Ritz
November 16 – Los Angeles, CA @ Belasco Theater
November 18 – San Diego, CA @ Music Box
November 21 – Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom
November 24 – San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tiger
November 25 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s
November 26 – Dallas, TX @ Tulips
November 28 – St. Louis, MO @ Delmar Hall
November 29 – Nashville, TN @ The Basement East
November 30 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade (Hell)
December 2 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
December 3 – Philadelphia, PA @ Ardmore Music Hall
December 5 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
December 8 – Brooklyn, NY @ Warsaw