The Replacements to Reunite for Handful ofDates -
The Replacements have announced plans toreunite for a trio of reunion shows.
The US punk outift will perform the dates in August andSeptember of this year, some 20 years after they firstdisbanded.
The newly planned reunion shows come after frontman PaulWesterberg and bassist Tommy Stinson,brother of founding guitarist Bob who died in 1995, recorded an EPin order to raise funds for guitarist Slim Dunlap,who last year suffered a severe stroke.
Both Westerberg and Stinson are scheduled to appear at the Riot Fest shows in Toronto(Aug.25), Chicago (Sept.15) and Denver (Sept.22). However it stillnot know whether drummer Chris Mars will be performing nor who willplay lead.
The band's final appearance on stage was at Chicago's Grant Parkin back in July 1991.