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Explosions in the Sky announce U.S. tour

on February 24, 2011, 2:06pm

explosion in the sky Explosions in the Sky announce U.S. tour

Explosions of the Sky return with their latest LP Take Care, Take Care, Take Care90ooi8 on April 26th, and three weeks prior, Austin, TX instrumental rockers will look to support the release with a North American tour. Launching April 1st in Oxford, MS, the trek will see quartet then hit Charlotte, NC and Richmond, VA on their way to a previously announced April 6th show at Radio City Music Hall in New York. After that, they’ll turn west for two shows in Ohio and one in Pittsburgh. Then, about a month later, the band will hit their home state to open two shows for Arcade Fire before hopping on a flight to Europe.

The Octopus Project will open all North American tour (expect where otherwise noted), while Lichens will provide support in the UK/Europe. Find all confirmed dates below.

Explosions in the Sky 2011 Tour Dates:
04/01 – Oxford, MS @ The Lyric ^
04/03 – Charlotte, NC @ Amos’ Southend ^
04/04 – Richmond, VA @ The National ^
04/06 – New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall *
04/08 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE ^
04/09 – Columbus, OH @ Outland Live ^
04/10 – Columbia, MO @ The Blue Note ^
05/03 – Austin, TX @ The Backyard #
05/04 – Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Pavillion #
05/15 – Edinburg, UK @ HMV Picturehouse %
05/16 – Dublin, IE @ Vicar St %
05/17 – Manchester, UK @ Academy %
05/19 – London, UK @ The Roundhouse %
05/20 – Paris, FR @ Bataclan %
05/22 – Berlin, DE @ Postbahnhof %
05/23 – Cologne, DE @ Essigfabrik %
05/24 – Brussels, BE @ Ancienne Belgique %
05/25 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso %
05/27 – Barcelona, ES @ Primavera Sound
06/09-12 – Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music Festival
09/09-13 – Oslo, NO @ Oya Festival

^ = w/ The Octopus Project
* = w/ Low and Eluvium (piano only set)
# = w/ Arcade Fire
% = w/ Lichens