Today, June first has already featured a surplus of massive U.S. tour announcements, it should come as no surprise that there’s been yet another great tour announced.
For the first time in four years, Belle & Sebastian have announced plans for a North American tour. Currently a nine-date affair, the trek will launch in Brooklyn, New York on September 30th, where the Glasgow outfit will perform with countrymen Teenage Fanclub. After that, they’ll hit Los Angeles on October 3rd for a performance with Jenny and Johnny and then Mexico, Chicago, Toronto, Washington, DC, Boston, and end up in San Francisco for the 4th annual Treasure Island Music Festival.
Belle & Sebasian are also rumored to be performing at Matador at 21. Set to take place from October 1-3, the event will celebrate the Matador Record’s 21st anniversary with a three days of music at the Pearl in Las Vegas, Nevada. Other rumored acts include Matador acts Pavement, Sonic Youth, The New Pornographers, and Fucked Up.
All this will be in support of Belle & Sebastian’s forthcoming seventh studio album, which the band is currently recording in Los Angeles. Look below for a complete list of confirmed dates. Tickets go on sale starting June 4th via Ticketmaster.com.
Belle & Sebastian 2010 Tour Dates:
07/11 – Tuku, FI @ Ruisrock Festival
07/12 – Helsinski, FI @ Tavastia
07/15 – Tonsberg, NO @ Slottsfjell Festival
07/17 – Suffolk, UK @ Latitude Festival
07/23 – Santader, ES @ Santader Music Festival
07/25 – Arezzo, IT @ Play Art Festival
08/01 – Niigata, JP @ Fuji Rock Festival
08/27 – Stockholm, SE @ Eriksdalsbadet
09/30 – Brooklyn, NY @ Williamsburg Waterfront &
10/03 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Palladium #
10/07 – Guadalajara, MX @ Teatro Estudio Cavaret
10/09 – Mexico City, MX @ TBA
10/11 – Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theatre
10/12 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall
10/14 – Washington, DC @ DAR Constitution Hall
10/15 – Boston, MA @ Wang Theatre
10/17 – San Francisco, CA @ treasure Island Music Festival
12/10-12 – Minehead, UK @ The Bowlie Weekender 2
& = w/ Teenage Fanclub
# = w/ Jenny and Johnny
(via/ consequence of sound)