Dinosaur Jr

QRO spotlights one of the all-time alt-punk icons, the one-and-only Dinosaur Jr....

QRO spotlights one of the all-time alt-punk icons, the one-and-only Dinosaur Jr.


Name: Dinosaur Jr

Former name(s): Dinosaur

Associated act(s): Deep Wound, Folk Implosion, Sebadoh, Sentridoh, Witch

Hometown: Amherst, MA

Members: Lou Barlow, J Mascis, Murph

Albums: Dinosaur (1985), You’re Living All Over Me (1987), Bug (1988), Green Mind (1991), Where You Been (1993), Without a Sound (1994), Hand It Over (1997), Beyond (2007), Farm (2009), I Bet on Sky (2012), Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not (2016), Sweep It Into Space (2021)

Dinosaur Jr

Related Articles:

Review of Beyond

Photo gallery from Irving Plaza in New York, NY on June 6th, 2007

Live review at Webster Hall on September 3rd, 2007

Photo gallery from Webster Hall

Review as part of South-by-Southwest Day Three at Cedar Street Courtyard in Austin, TX on March 20th, 2009

Photo gallery from Cedar Street Courtyard

Review of Lou Barlow as part of South-by-Southwest Day Four at The Parish in Austin, TX on March 21st, 2009

Photo gallery of Lou Barlow from The Parish

Review of Farm

Photo gallery of J Mascis at powerHouse Arena in Brooklyn, NY on August 4th, 2009

Live review at Central Park SummerStage in New York, NY on August 16th, 2009

Photo gallery from Central Park SummerStage

Review of Lou Barlow’s Goodnight Unknown

Featured in QRO’s “Top 60 Albums of 2009”

Live review at Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY on January 17th, 2010

Photo gallery from Music Hall of Williamsburg on January 17th, 2010

Review of Lou Barlow as part of Primavera Club at Bikini in Barcelona, Spain on November 26th, 2010

Photo gallery of Lou Barlow from Bikini

Review of J Mascis’ Several Shades of Why

Review of J Mascis as part of Sasquatch! in George, WA on May 28th, 2011

Photo gallery of J Mascis from Sasquatch!

Review as part of South-by-Southwest Friday at Bar 96 on March 16th, 2012

Photo gallery from Bar 96

Review at LouFest in St. Louis, MO on August 25th, 2012

Photo gallery from LouFest

Photo gallery from 80/35 Festival in Des Moines, IA on July 6th, 2012

Photo gallery from FYF Fest in Los Angeles, CA on September 2nd, 2012

Review of Dinosaur Jr & J Mascis as part of Music Fest NW at Roseland Theater in Portland, OR on September 8th, 2012

Photo gallery of J Mascis from Roseland Theater

Photo gallery from Roseland Theater

Review I Bet On Sky

Photo gallery from Lee’s Palace in Toronto, ON, Canada on September 25th, 2012

Featured in “Top 60 Albums of 2012”

Review as part of Primavera Sound in Barcelona, Spain on May 23rd, 2013

Photo gallery at Primavera Sound

Review as part of Optimus Primavera Sound in Oporto, Portugal on June 1st, 2013

Review as part of Governors Ball in New York, NY on June 7th, 2013

Photo gallery from Governors Ball

Photo gallery from Riot Fest Toronto in Toronto, ON, Canada on August 25th, 2013

Review from Riot Fest in Chicago, IL on September 14th, 2013

Photo gallery from Riot Fest 2013

Live review at Music Hall of Williamsburg on May 28th, 2014

Photo gallery from Music Hall of Williamsburg on May 28th, 2014

Review of J Mascis’ Tied To a Star

Photo gallery from JBL Live at Pier 97 in New York, NY on July 30th, 2015

Photo gallery from FYF Fest on August 22nd, 2015

Review as part of Primavera Sound in Barcelona, Spain on June 4th, 2016

Live review from House of Vans in Brooklyn, NY on July 12th, 2016

Photo gallery from House of Vans

Live review from Hard Rock Hotel in Chicago, IL on July 28th, 2016

Photo gallery from Hard Rock Hotel

Photo gallery from Wrecking Ball in Atlanta, GA on August 14th, 2016

Review as part of Le Guess Who? in Utrecht, Netherlands on November 12th, 2016

Live review from Irving Plaza on December 1st, 2016

Photo gallery from Irving Plaza on December 1st, 2016

Featured in “Top 15 Albums of 2016”

Review of Lou Barlow and J Mascis on Say Yes! A Tribute To Elliott Smith

Photo gallery from Danforth Music Hall in Toronto, ON, Canada on March 10th, 2017

Review as part of Riot Fest on September 17th, 2017

Photo gallery from Riot Fest 2017

Review from Project Pabst Atlanta in Atlanta, GA on October 7th, 2017

Photo gallery from at Project Pabst Atlanta

Photo gallery of J Mascis at Carnegie Hall in New York, NY on March 7th, 2018

Review of J Mascis’ Elastic Days

Photo gallery from White Eagle Hall in Jersey City, NJ on September 19th, 2018

Review of J Mascis’ “See You at the Movies” & “Everything She Said”

Livestream review at Look Park in Northampton, MA on November 28th, 2020

Review of “I Ran Away”

Review of Sweep It Into Space

Interview with Lou Barlow

Live review from Brooklyn Steel in Brooklyn, NY on November 20th, 2021

Photo gallery from Brooklyn Steel

Review as part of Newport Folk Festival in Newport, RI on July 22nd, 2022

Photo gallery from Newport Folk Festival

Tour dates:

Jul 30, 2022 – Fuji Rock Festival – Niigata, Japan
Sep 9, 2022 – State Theater of Ithaca – Ithaca, NY
Sep 10, 2022 – The Danforth Music Hall – Toronto, ON, Canada
Sep 11, 2022 – The Majestic Theatre – Detroit, MI
Sep 13, 2022 – The Bluebird – Bloomington, IN
Sep 14, 2022 – Saturn – Birmingham, AL
Sep 16, 2022 – The Joy Theater – New Orleans, LA
Sep 17, 2022 – White Oak Music Hall – Houston, TX
Sep 18, 2022 – Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater – Austin, TX
Sep 20, 2022 – Granada Theater – Dallas, TX
Sep 21, 2022 – Cain’s Ballroom – Tulsa, OK
Sep 23, 2022 – The Pageant – St Louis, MO
Sep 24, 2022 – The Truman – Kansas City, MO
Sep 25, 2022 – The Waiting Room Lounge – Omaha, NE
Sep 26, 2022 – First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN
Sep 28, 2022 – Majestic Theatre – Madison, WI
Sep 30, 2022 – The Vic Theatre – Chicago, IL
Oct 1, 2022 – Agora Theatre and Ballroom – Cleveland, OH
Oct 2, 2022 – The Athenaeum Theatre – Columbus, OH
Oct 10, 2022 – Vicar Street – Dublin, Ireland
Oct 11, 2022 – QMU – Glasgow, UK
Oct 13, 2022 – Asylum – Hull, UK
Oct 14, 2022 – O2 Ritz Manchester – Manchester, UK
Oct 16, 2022 – O2 Forum Kentish Town – London, United Kingdom
Oct 19, 2022 – Trix – Antwerp, Belgium
Oct 20, 2022 – Columbiahalle – Berlin, Germany
Oct 22, 2022 – FVTVR – Paris, France
Oct 23, 2022 – Carlswerk Victoria – Cologne, Germany
Oct 25, 2022 – Les Docks – Lausanne, Switzerland
Oct 26, 2022 – Neue Theaterfabrik – Munich, Germany
Oct 28, 2022 – Q-Factory – Amsterdam, Netherlands
Oct 29, 2022 – Fabrik – Hamburg, Germany


Dinosaur Jr playing “Little Fury Things” at Webster Hall:


Dinosaur Jr playing “Pick Me Up” at Webster Hall:


Dinosaur Jr playing “Crumble” at Webster Hall:


Dinosaur Jr playing “In a Jar” at Webster Hall:


Dinosaur Jr playing “Freak Scene” at Webster Hall:


Dinosaur Jr playing “Mountain Man” at Webster Hall:

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J Mascis playing Dinosaur Jr’s “Repulsion” at powerHouse Arena:


Dinosaur Jr playing “Feel the Pain” at Music Hall of Williamsburg on January 17th, 2010:


Dinosaur Jr playing “Freak Scene” at Music Hall of Williamsburg on January 17th, 2010:


Dinosaur Jr playing “Kracked” at Music Hall of Williamsburg on January 17th, 2010:


Dinosaur Jr playing “Sludgefest” at Music Hall of Williamsburg on January 17th, 2010:


Dinosaur Jr playing “In a Jar” at Hard Rock Hotel:


Dinosaur Jr playing “Pieces” at Hard Rock Hotel:


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