Arctic Monkeys, the most buzzed British exports since tea, are coming to American shores for eleven performances, including a pit stop at the South by Southwest festival. The tour, in support of the Monkeys’ debut album, Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not, kicks off on March 13 in San Francisco and wraps on March 29 in Seattle. The band’s SXSW performance is a blockbuster combination of Arctic Monkeys and fellow Domino labelmates Test Icicles (read more), the Beautiful Newborn Children, and the Archie Bronson Outfit. Whatever People Say I Am is out Feb. 21.
Arctic Monkeys tour dates:
3/13, San Francisco, CA (Great American Music Hall)
3/15, Los Angeles, CA (Henry Fonda Theatre)
3/17, Austin, TX (La Zona Rosa — SXSW)
3/18, Chicago, IL (Metro)
3/21, Toronto, ON (Phoenix Concert Theatre)
3/22, Montreal, QC (La Sala Rossa)
3/23, Boston, MA (Paradise Rock Club)
3/25, New York, NY (Webster Hall)
3/26, Philadelphia, PA (First Unitarian Church)
3/27, Washington, DC (9:30 Club)
3/29, Seattle, WA (Crocodile Café)
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