The Church Announce 'Starfish' 30th Anniversary North American Tour

The Church
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The Church perform at The Royal Festival Hall on day one of Robert Smith's Meltdown on June 15, 2018 in London.

Australian post-rock band The Church will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their iconic fifth album, Starfish, with a trek across North America this fall. The band will perform the seminal album in its entirety during each show.

The Church gained popularity in 1988 with the ghostly Starfish single "Under the Milky Way," which was prominently featured on the soundtrack for the surrealist cult-film Donnie Darko more than a decade later, in 2001. In recent years, the track has had a resurgence in popularity thanks to covers by The Killers and Sia.

The band is expected to announce a second leg of the tour that will take place in the spring.

The tour dates are listed below.

Sept. 30 - Long Beach, CA @ Music Tastes Good Fest
Oct. 1 - San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel
Oct. 3 - Portland, OR @ Aladdin Theater
Oct. 4 - Vancouver, BC @ Fox Cabaret
Oct. 5 & 6 - Seattle, WA @ The Triple Door
Oct. 9 - Aspen, CO @ Belly Up
Oct. 11 - Boulder, CO @ The Fox Theatre
Oct. 12 - Fort Collins, CO @ Washington’s FoCo
Oct. 14 - Kansas City, MO @ recordBar
Oct. 15 - St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club
Oct. 16 - Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall Ballroom
Oct. 17 - Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
Oct. 19 - Cleveland, OH @ Beachland, Ballroom
Oct. 20 - Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
Oct. 21 - Montreal, QC @ Cafe Campus
Oct. 23 - Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair
Oct. 24 - Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live
Oct. 25 & 26 - New York, NY @ City Winery


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