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Tour Updates: Arctic Monkeys, !!!

U.K. indie rockers the Arctic Monkeys have announced a spring tour in support of the band’s sophomore effort, Favourite Worst Nightmare, scheduled to drop April 24 via Domino. The 16-date outing, which will feature Nashville’s Be Your Own Pet as the opening act, will kick off with a performance at Coachella in Indio, CA April 27. Next, the Brit quartet will head up the West Coast before skipping east for a string of shows in the Midwest. The Arctic Monkeys will then gig throughout the Eastern seaboard prior to wrapping the tour with two performances in the south.

Arctic Monkeys tour dates:

4/27, Indio, CA (Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival)
5/1, San Francisco, CA (Warfield Theatre)
5/2, Portland, OR (Roseland Theatre)
5/3, Seattle, WA (The Showbox)
5/4, Vancouver BC (Commodore Ballroom)
5/7, Minneapolis, MN (First Avenue)
5/8, Chicago, IL (Riviera Theatre)
5/9, Pontiac, MI (Clutch Cargo’s)
5/11, Toronto, ON (Kool Haus)
5/12, Montreal, QE (Theatre Olympia)
5/13, Boston, MA (Avalon)
5/15, New York, NY (Hammerstein Ballroom)
5/16, Washington DC (9:30 Club)
5/17, Philadelphia, PA (Electric Factory)
5/19, Atlanta, GA (Tabernacle)
5/20, Orlando, FL (Hard Rock Live)

In additional tour news, California-based dance-punk outfit !!! have confirmed a spring North American tour behind their third studio effort, Myth Takes, Pitchfork reports. Currently on an extensive Australian and European tour, which began yesterday, !!! will celebrate their return to the homeland with a performance April 28 at Coachella. From there, the band’s 15-date tour will take them up the West Coast, then across the boarder into the great white north. Next, the eight-piece collective will hop stateside for a string of gigs in eastern cities like Philadelphia, New York, and Boston, before returning to Canada for a pair of performances.

!!! tour dates:

4/28, Indio, CA (Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival)
4/29, San Francisco, CA (The Fillmore)
5/1, Eugene, OR (McDonald Theater)
5/2, Portland, OR (Someday Lounge)
5/3, Seattle, WA (Neumos)
5/4, Vancouver, BC (Richard’s on Richards)
5/6, Edmonton, AB (The Starlite Ballroom)
5/7, Saskatoon, SA (Amigo’s)
5/8, Winnipeg, MB (Pyramid Cabaret)
5/9, Minneapolis, MN (Fine Line Music Café)
5/15, Philadelphia, PA (Theatre of Living Arts)
5/16, New York, NY (Bowery Ballroom)
5/17, Boston, MA (Axis)
5/18, Montreal, QE (Les Saints)
5/19, Toronto, ON (Lee’s Palace)

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