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Tour Updates: Of Montreal, Mountain Goats

Of Montreal prep lengthy U.S. outing this fall. Mountain Goats map East Coast mini-tour.

Athens-based spazz-out rockers Of Montreal will return to the road this fall, delivering material from the outfit’s latest album Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer? to fans nationwide. Set to hit cities throughout America’s midsection initially, Of Montreal’s tour will soon roll through New York, Boston, and Philadelphia, among others, before heading down south, logging gigs in cities such as Athens, New Orleans, and Houston. From there, eye-liner loving frontman Kevin Barnes and co. will drop into Los Angeles and San Francisco and conclude with a handful of gigs inland.

Of Montreal tour dates:

9/28, Carrboro, NC (Cat’s Cradle)
10/2, Knoxville, TN (Bijou Theatre) *
10/3, Urbana, IL (Canopy Club) *
10/4, Milwaukee, WI (Pabst Theatre) *
10/5, Minneapolis, MN (First Avenue) *
10/6, Chicago, IL (Metro) *
10/7, Chicago, IL (Metro) *
10/8, Oberlin, OH (Hale’s Gym) *
10/9, Detroit, MI (Majestic Theatre) *
10/10, Buffalo, NY (The Tralf) *
10/11, Philadelphia, PA (The Trocadero) *
10/12, Boston, MA (The Roxy) *
10/13, New York, NY (Roseland) *
10/14, Baltimore, MD (Ram’s Head Live) *
10/31, Athens, GA (40 Watt Club) *
11/1, New Orleans, LA (House of Blues) *
11/2, Houston, TX (Numbers) *
11/3, Austin, TX (Fun Fun Fun Fest)
11/4, Dallas, TX (Granda Theatre) *
11/5, El Paso, TX (Club 101) *
11/6, Tempe, AZ (Marquee) *
11/7, Tucson, AZ (Rialto) *
11/8, Los Angeles, CA (Avalon) *
11/9, Los Angeles, CA (Avalon) *
11/12, San Francisco, CA (Great American Music Hall) *
11/13, San Francisco, CA (Great American Music Hall) *
11/14, San Francisco, CA (Great American Music Hall) *
11/16, Salt Lake City, UT (In the Venue) *
11/17, Denver, CO (Ogden Theater) *
11/18, Lawrence, KS (Liberty Hall) *
11/19, St. Louis, MO (The Pageant) *

(* w/ Grand Buffet, MGMT)

Mountain Goats principal John Darnielle and side-man Peter Hughes will herd their touring band throughout the northeastern region of the U.S. this September for a 10-date outing, set to kick off with a gig at Washington, D.C.’s Black Cat venue Sept. 20. Next, the Mountain Goats will trot through eastern seaboard cities such as Baltimore, Philadelphia, Boston, and New York. And Toronto-based fans are in luck, too — the band will leap north of the border for one show Sept. 25.

Mountain Goats tour dates:

9/20, Washington, DC (The Black Cat) *
9/21, Baltimore, MD (Sonar) *
9/22, Philadelphia, PA (Northstar Bar) *
9/24, Buffalo, NY (Buffalo Icon) *
9/25, Toronto, ON (Lee’s Palace) *
9/27, Pittsburgh, PA (Rex Theatre) *
9/29, Northampton, MA (Pearl Street) *
9/30, Boston, MA (Middle East Underground) *
10/1, New York, NY (The Bowery Ballroom) *
10/2, Brooklyn, NY (Studio B) *

(*w/ Bowerbirds)

On the Web:
ofmontreal.net
themountaingoats.net

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