Tuesday, January 29, 2008

R.E.M Announce Tour Dates With Modest Mouse, The National


Download: The National - "Apartment Story"
Download: R.E.M. - "Harborcoat"
Download: R.E.M. - "Ages Of You"
Download: Modest Mouse - "3rd Planet"

Did I just find something more awesome than the above picture?*

R.E.M. is set to tour the nation with Modest Mouse and The National following the release of their latest effort, Accelerate. Having seen The National once and R.E.M. twice, I can say that you definitely don't want to miss this show.

And now for the downside: There's no MPLS date. But there is one in Chicago (so a certain esteemed colleague at this blog has no excuse – not even money – not to see this show). Tour dates are below.

5.23 Vancouver-Deer Lake Park
5.29 Los Angeles-Hollywood Bowl
5.31 Berkeley-The Greek Theatre
6.03 Denver-Red Rocks Amphitheatre
6.06 Chicago-United Center
6.08 Toronto-Molson Amphitheatre
6.10 Raleigh-Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
6.11 Washington, DC-Merriweather Post Pavilion
6.13 Boston-Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts
6.14 Long Island-Jones Beach Theater
6.18 Philadelphia-Mann Center for the Performing Arts
6.19 New York City-TBA
6.21 Atlanta-Lakewood Amphitheatre


* Correct answer: No, but close.

R.E.M. MySpace Page
The National MySpace Page
Modest Mouse MySpace Page

(April Wright)

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1 Comments:

Anonymous tara said...

Minneapolis once again gets the shaft.

At least this is a wonderful excuse for a road trip!

9:40 AM  

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