Spoon Serves Up North American Tour

Fresh on the heels of the release of its new album, Spoon has announced it will be touring the U.S. and Canada throughout the summer to give fans a taste of the tunes. The routing includes dates with The New Pornographers and Belle And Sebastian.

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– Britt Daniel of Spoon
“Budweiser Made In America,” Ben Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pa.

The indie rock band already had headline dates planned in North America in April and May, as well as a few nights in August. The new shows include a gig on May 6 in Asheville, N.C., featuring Tennis, which goes on sale tomorrow. The real touring starts July 18 in Charlotte, N.C., and continues through July, August and September with several festival appearances and a few special shows.

Here is the full routing, with the newly announced dates in bold:

April 27 – Mobile, Ala., Soul Kitchen
April 28 – Oxford, Miss., The Lyric Oxford
April 29 – Baton Rouge, La., Varsity Theatre
May 1 – Tampa, Fla., The Ritz Ybor
May 2 – Lake Buena Vista, Fla., House Of Blues
May 3 – Athens, Ga., Georgia Theatre
May 5 – Charleston, S.C., Music Farm Charleston
May 6 – Asheville, N.C., The Orange Peel
May 7 – Raleigh, N.C., The Ritz
May 9 – Knoxville, Tenn., The Mill & Mine
May 11 – Columbus, Ohio, Newport Music Hall
July 14 – Louisville, Ky., Louisville Waterfront Park (Forecastle Festival)
July 15 – Birmingham, Ala., Sloss Furnaces Nat’l Hist. Landmark (Sloss Music & Arts Festival)
July 19 – Charlottesville, Va., Sprint Pavilion (with The New Pornographers)
July 21 – Boston, Mass., Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
July 22 – Portland, Maine, State Theatre (with The New Pornographers)
July 23 – Montreal, Quebec, Metropolis (with The New Pornographers)
July 25 – Toronto, Ontario, Massey Hall (support from Cherry Glazerr)
July 26 – Pittsburgh, Pa., Stage AE (with The New Pornographers)
July 28 – New York, N.Y., Randall’s Island (Panorama Festival)
July 29 – Camden, N.J., BB&T Pavilion (XPoNential Music Festival)
July 30 – Columbia, Md., Merriweather Post Pavilion (Belle And Sebastian)
Aug. 1 – Detroit, Mich., The Fillmore Detroit (support from Cherry Glazer)
Aug. 3 – Chicago, Ill., Grant Park (Lollapalooza)
Aug. 6 – Los Angeles, Calif., Hollywood Bowl (with Belle And Sebastian)
Aug. 8 – Aspen, Colo., Belly Up Aspenpol
Aug. 9 – Bellvue, Colo., Mishawaka Amphitheatre
Aug. 19 – New Orleans, La., House Of Blues
Aug. 20 – Jacksonville, Fla., Maverick’s
Aug. 22 – Savannah, Ga., Lucas Theatre
Aug. 23 – Columbia, S.C., Music Farm Columbia
Aug. 28 – Spokane, Wash., Knitting Factory Concert House
Aug. 30 – Edmonton, Alberta, Winspear Centre
Aug. 31 – Calgary, Alberta, MacEwan Hall
Sep. 2 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Malkin Bowl
Sep. 5 – Boise, Idaho, Knitting Factory Concert House
Sep. 6 – Salt Lake City, Utah, The Depot
Sep. 8 – Omaha, Neb., Sokol Auditorium / Underground
Sep. 13 – Milwaukee, Wisc., Pabst Theater
Sep. 14 – Madison, Wisc., Orpheum Theater
Sep. 15 – St. Paul, Minn., Palace Theatre

The presale for the new dates is already ongoing and the general onsale begins March 24.

After playing Sydney, Australia, its next shows are in Melbourne and Thornbury day and urday. There are also some European dates booked in June and July.

Hot Thoughts came out last week through Matador Records. The band is making the rounds through various media outlets to promote the project, and has a specially curated playlist on Spotify to whet fans’ appetites.

Check out the band’s recent performance on “The Late Late Show with James Corden.”

The band’s website is SpoonTheBand.com.