James Blake To Shake North America

Electro-crooner James Blake has announced 19 headline dates in North America in September and October, where he will be performing material from his new album.

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The journey kicks off at  Sept. 12-13 in Eau Claire, Wis. and then moves to such venues as the Orpheum Theatres in  and ,  in Atlanta and finally the  in Los Angeles, Calif. Oct. 20.

Prior to these headline dates he will be hitting festivals in Europe throughout June. He then makes a stop at  in Niigata, Japan July 22 before spending the rest of the month in Australia.

His new album, The Colour In Anything, was released earlier this month. The music video for his single “I Need A Forest Fire”, which features Bon Iver, also dropped in early May.


Despite having only released three albums, Blake is increasingly distinguishing himself with an inimitable vocal and production style. Blake was featured on Beyoncé’s recent album Lemonade, and his latest project includes collaborations with Frank Ocean and Rick Rubin, along with Bon Iver. He also worked with Brian Eno and  on parts of his previous Overgrown album.

Here are the dates to catch James Blake:

Sept. 12-13 — Eau Claire, Wis., Eaux Claires Music And Arts Festival
Sept. 23 — Dallas, Texas, House Of Blues 
Sept. 24 — Dallas, Texas, House Of Blues
Sept. 25 — Austin, Texas, Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater
Sept. 27 — New Orleans, La., Orpheum Theater
Sept. 28 — Atlanta, Ga., The Tabernacle
Sept. 30 — Philadelphia, Pa., Electric Factory
Oct. 1 — Washington, DC, Lincoln Theatre
Oct. 3 — New York, N.Y., Radio City Music Hall
Oct. 4 — Boston, Mass., House Of Blues Boston  
Oct. 5 — Montreal, Quebec, Metropolis
Oct. 7 — Toronto, Ontario, Massey Hall
Oct. 8 — Royal Oak, Mich., Royal Oak Music Theatre
Oct. 9 — Chicago, Ill., Cadillac Palace Theatre
Oct. 12 — Seattle, Wash., Moore Theatre
Oct. 13 — Vancouver, British Columbia , Orpheum
Oct. 14 — Portland, Ore., Roseland Theater
Oct. 18 — Santa Barbara, Calif., Arlington Theatre
Oct. 20 — Hollywood, Calif., Hollywood Palladium

Blake’s Songkick followers will get access to a presale June 1 at 10 a.m. and local presales start June 2. The general onsales begin June 3 and more info is available at JamesBlakeMusic.com.