A Few More Dates: Dawes, Passion Pit

Before we sign off for the day, we’d like to bring your attention to a few acts that recently expanded their tour itineraries. Dawes has added a handful of U.S. dates to its August schedule while Passion Pit is planning a trip to Australia.

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Bilbao BBK Live Festival, Kobetamendi, Bilbao, Spain

Dawes’s fourth studio album, All Your Favorite Bands, is due out June 2 on the band’s HUB Records. The Los Angeles-based folk/rock group has a busy summer lined up in support of the LP, starting with a gig in its hometown on the night of the album release. The newest performances added to the routing are co-headline shows with James Vincent McMorrow in Portland, Ore.; Salt Lake City and Bellevue, Colo.

Here’s Dawes’ North American routing, with the new dates bolded:

June 2 – Los Angeles, Calif., Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
June 5 – Seaside Heights, N.J., Seaside Heights Boardwalk (Gentlemen Of The Road Stopovers)
June 6 – Washington, D.C., Warner Theatre
June 7 – Charleston, W.Va., Cultural Center Theater
June 9 – Louisville, Ky., Headliners Music Hall
June 10 – Chicago, Ill., Jay Pritzker Pavilion (appearing with Hozier)
June 11 – Indianapolis, Ind., Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn At White River State Park  (appearing with Hozier)        
June 12 – Manchester, Tenn., Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival (Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival)
June 14 – Cincinnati, Ohio, The Shoe (appearing with Hozier)      
June 16 – Columbus, Ohio, The LC Pavilion (appearing with Hozier)                  
June 17 – Charlotte, N.C., Uptown Amphitheatre At The NC Music Factory (appearing with Hozier)   
June 19 – Waverly, Iowa, Wartburg College (Gentlemen Of The Road Stopovers)
June 20 – Madison, Wis., Capitol Theater   
June 21 – St. Louis, Mo., The Pageant        
June 24 – Dallas, Texas, Strauss Square      
June 25 – Austin, Texas, Stubb’s Bar-B-Q / Waller Creek Amph.  
June 26 – Aurora, Ill., Two Brothers Brewing Co. (Two Brothers Summer Festival)
June 27 – Peoria, Ill., The Limelight Eventplex       
July 7 – Boise, Idaho, Knitting Factory Concert House
July 9 – Calgary, Alberta, Republik
July 10 – Edmonton, Alberta, The Starlite Room   
July 12 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Birds Hill Park (Winnipeg Folk Festival)  
July 14 – Minneapolis, Minn., The Cabooze
July 15 – Sioux Falls, S.D., Orpheum Theater Center
July 17 – Fargo, N.D., Fargo Theatre          
July 18 – Appleton, Wis., Lawrence University      
July 20 – Toronto, Ontario, The Phoenix Concert Theatre  
July 21 – South Burlington, Vt., Higher Ground    
July 24 – Camden, N.J., Wiggins Park (XPoNential Music Festival)
July 25 – Freeport, Maine, L.L. Bean Discovery Park (L.L. Bean Summer Concert Series)
July 27 – New York, N.Y., SummerStage Central Park / Rumsey Playfield (Summerstage)         
July 28 – Pittsburgh, Pa., Stage AE (appearing with Hozier)
July 29 – Rochester, Mich., Meadow Brook Music Festival (appearing with Hozier)        
July 31 – Council Bluffs, Iowa, Harrah’s Council Bluffs (appearing with Hozier)
Aug. 2 – Morrison, Colo., Red Rocks Amphitheatre (appearing with Hozier)    
Aug. 9 – Reno, Nev., Grand Sierra Resort Theatre (appearing with Jason Isbell)  
Aug. 12 – Portland, Ore., McMenamins Crystal Ballroom (co-bill with James Vincent McMorrow)
Aug. 14 – Walla Walla, Wash., Whitman College (Gentlemen Of The Road Stopovers)
Aug. 18 – Salt Lake City, Utah, The Depot (co-bill with James Vincent McMorrow)  
Aug. 19 – Bellvue, Colo., Mishawaka Amphitheatre (co-bill with James Vincent McMorrow)
Aug. 21 – Salida, Colo., Vandaveer Ranch
Sept. 19 – Templeton, Calif., Castoro Cellars (Beaverstock)    
Sept 20 – Del Mar, Calif., Del Mar Racetrack (Kaaboo)
Sept. 25 – Raleigh, N.C., North Carolina Museum Of Art

The band also has nearly a dozen gigs in Europe slotted late August through mid-September.

Presale tickets for the new U.S. dates are available now. Tickets go on sale to the general public May 15 at 10 a.m. local time. Visit DawesTheBand.com for more information.

Photo: John Davisson
Austin City Limits Music Festival, Zilker Park, Austin, TX

As for Passion Pit, the indie pop band just released its third studio album, Kindred, in April on Columbia Records.

The brief-run of dates in Australia follows a U.S. tour that includes appearances at BottleRock Napa Valley and Lollapalooza. Plus, the band is headed to the Dominican Republic for the Barbarella Music Festival. Here’s the plan for Down Under:

Aug. 21 – Melbourne, Forum Melbourne      
Aug. 23 – Newtown, Enmore Theatre             
Aug. 25 – Brisbane, The Tivoli

Presale tickets are on sale now. The general onsale begins May 19 at 9 a.m. local time. Visit PassionPitMusic.com for more details.