Indie rock stalwarts Ted Leo & the Pharmacists have confirmed a host of headlining tour dates in support of their forthcoming fourth album, "Shake the Sheets."
Indie rock stalwarts Ted Leo & the Pharmacists have confirmed a host of headlining tour dates in support of their forthcoming fourth album, "Shake the Sheets." As previously reported, the album is due Oct. 19 via Lookout!
The band will play New York's Knitting Factory five days before the album's street date, as part of the Lookout! Records CMJ Music Marathon showcase. The tour kicks off a week later (Oct. 21) in Baltimore, and dates are set through Dec. 10 in Philadelphia.
Support acts signed on for the tour include Brendan Benson, the Natural History, Mary Timony, the Lashes, Engine Down, Lucero, Matt Pond PA and Just A Fire.
The outing includes two-night stands at Washington, D.C.'s Black Cat (Dec. 1-2) and Cambridge, Mass.' Middle East venue (Dec. 8-9). On Oct. 23 in Atlanta, the band will play two shows -- a 5:00 p.m. all-ages gig and a 9:30 p.m. performance for fans 21-and-over. Leo also has a DJ set scheduled for Nov. 4 at Hollywood's Beauty Bar.
Here are Ted Leo & the Pharmacists' tour dates:
Oct. 14: New York (Knitting Factory)
Oct. 21: Baltimore (Ottobar)
Oct. 22: Raleigh, N.C. (Kings Lounge)
Oct. 23: Atlanta (the Earl -- two shows)
Oct. 25: Orlando, Fla. (The Social)
Oct. 26: Tallahassee, Fla. (Club Downunder)
Oct. 27: New Orleans (Twiropa)
Oct. 28: Houston (Rice University Student Center)
Oct. 29: Dallas (Gypsy Tea Room)
Oct. 30: Austin, Texas (Emo's Alternative Lounge)
Nov. 1: Tucson, Ariz. (Solar Culture Gallery)
Nov. 2: San Diego (Porters Pub)
Nov. 3: Anaheim, Calif. (Chain Reaction)
Nov. 4: Hollywood (Beauty Bar -- Ted Leo DJ set)
Nov. 5: Los Angeles (El Rey Theater)
Nov. 6: San Francisco (Great American Music Hall)
Nov. 8: Portland, Ore. (Bossanova)
Nov. 9: Seattle (Neumos Crystal Ball Reading)
Nov. 10: Vancouver, B.C. (the Red Room)
Nov. 12: Salt Lake City (Kilby Court)
Nov. 13: Denver (Climax Lounge)
Nov. 14: Lawrence, Kan. (Bottleneck)
Nov. 15: Grinnell, Iowa (Gardner Lounge)
Nov. 16: Duluth, Minn. (University of Minnesota-Duluth)
Nov. 18: Chicago (Metro)
Nov. 19: Detroit (Magic Stick)
Nov. 20: Cleveland (Grog Shop)
Dec. 1-2: Washington, D.C. (Black Cat)
Dec. 4: Ithaca, N.Y. (Noyes Community Center at Cornell)
Dec. 8-9: Cambridge, Mass. (the Middle East)
Dec. 10: Philadelphia (Beyond Nightclub)