The band will warm up with a pair of shows in Austin during the South By Southwest Music and Media Conference: March 13 at Emo’s and March 15 at Dirty Dog.

TPC’s trek gets rolling in earnest March 18 at Call The Office in London, Ontario, and runs through the end of May.

Stops on the schedule include Birdy’s in Indianapolis (March 19), The Independent in San Francisco (March 24), the Troubadour in West Hollywood, Calif. (March 26), The Meridian in Houston (March 31), 40 Watt Club in Athens, Ga. (April 7), Cabaret Du Musee Juste Pour Rire in Montreal (April 19), Paradise Rock Club in Boston (April 24), Black Cat in Washington, D.C. (April 29), Magic Stick in Detroit (May 4), The Warehouse in Calgary, Alberta (May 10-11), Neumo’s in Seattle (May 18) and Slowdown in Omaha, Neb. (May 23).

Tickets for most shows are available at

The band will follow its North American jaunt with a U.K. and European run beginning in late May.

Elephant Shell is due out April 22 in the States and May 5 in the U.K.