Modest Mouse is returning to the road next month for a 12-date U.S. tour, beginning Feb. 22 in Oakland, Calif. The trek concludes March 8 at the Langerado Festival in Miami.
Former Grandaddy guitarist Jim Fairchild will join Modest Mouse on stage in place Johnny Marr, who will be touring with U.K. rock act the Cribs this spring. Marr remains a member of Modest Mouse, according to the band's publicist.
The opening act on the tour will be Mimicking Birds, the latest band signed to Modest Mouse frontman Isaac Brock's Glacial Pace label. Tickets go on sale tomorrow (Jan. 29).
Here are Modest Mouse's tour dates:
Feb. 22: Oakland, Calif. (Fox Theatre)
Feb. 23: Visalia, Calif. (Fox Theatre)
Feb. 24: Los Angeles (Hollywood Palladium)
Feb. 25: Tempe, Ariz. (Marquee)
Feb. 26: Albuquerque, N.M. (Convention Center)
Feb. 28: Boulder, Colo. (Balch Fieldhouse)
March 2: Kansas City, Mo. (Uptown Theatre)
March 3: Oklahoma City (Diamond Ballroom)
March 4: Austin, Texas (Stubb's)
March 5: Oxford, Miss. (the Lyric)
March 7: Atlanta (Tabernacle)
March 8: Miami (Langerado Festival)