A Passion For New Passion Pit Dates

Passion Pit’s 2013 schedule now stretches from August through November, thanks to this week’s announcement of the band’s fall U.S. tour. The itinerary includes nearly two dozen gigs with stops in Boston, San Diego, New Orleans and Kansas City.

The indie rockers are supporting their sophomore album, 2012’s Gossamer. Speaking of support, the band has a special thank you for fans.

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Firefly Music Festival, Dover International Speedway, Dover, Del.

“Hi everyone, we’re really excited to announce our Fall US tour and would like to thank all of you for your ongoing support by offering a special fan presale that includes the chance to win a meet & greet at the show of your choice. Hope to see you all out there this fall!”

Kicking off with two nights in New York City Sept. 6-7, here is the plan for the fall outing:

Sept. 6 – New York, N.Y., Pier 26     
Sept. 7 – New York, N.Y., Pier 26     
Sept. 8 – Boston, Mass., City Hall Plaza ()
Sept. 29 – Charlottesville, Va., Ntelos Wireless Pavilion     
Oct. 1 – Asheville, N.C., The Orange Peel     
Oct. 2 – Winston-Salem, N.C., Ziggy’s     
Oct. 3 – Birmingham, Ala., Iron City Live     
Oct. 7 – Wilmington, N.C., Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre     
Oct. 8 – North Myrtle Beach, S.C., House Of Blues     
Oct. 10 – Atlanta, Ga., Masquerade Music Park     
Oct. 11 – New Orleans, La., The Civic Theatre     
Oct. 15 – Broomfield, Colo., 1stBank Center     
Oct. 16 – Salt Lake City, Utah, The Complex – Rockwell     
Oct. 18 – Spokane, Wash., Knitting Factory Concert House     
Oct. 19 – Portland, Ore., Rose Garden Arena     
Oct. 21 – Sacramento, Calif., Sleep Train Arena     
Oct. 22 – San Diego, Calif., SDSU Open Air Theatre     
Oct. 26 – Santa Barbara, Calif., Santa Barbara Bowl     
Oct. 29 – Kansas City, Mo., The Midland By AMC     
Oct. 31 – Fairfax, Va., Patriot Center     
Nov. 1 – Atlantic City, N.J., Showboat     
Nov. 3 – Norfolk, Va., NorVa     
Nov. 8 – Saint Augustine, Fla., St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Presales begin Wednesday, July 17.

For more information visit PassionPitMusic.com.

And click here to read Passion Pit’s 2010 Pollstar cover story, featuring an interview with vocalist/keyboardist Michael Angelakos.