Your dreams have come true: Jeff Mangum will reunite Neutral Milk Hotel later this year for a tour. Five dates have been announced thus far, beginning with a pair of shows in the band’s hometown of Athens, GA on October 22nd and 23rd. They’ll then make their way to Asheville on October 25th, before playing a pair of dates in Taiwan and Japan in late November/early December. According to the band’s website, there’s “more to come,” so stay tuned.
Update: According to Pitchfork, the tour consists of the On Avery Island lineup, featuring Mangum, Scott Spillane, Julian Koster, and Jeremy Barnes.
The band last performed together in October 1998.
Neutral Milk Hotel 2013 Tour Dates:
10/22 – Athens, GA @ 40 Watt Club *
10/23 – Athens, GA @ 40 Watt Club #
10/25 – Asheville, NC @ Thomas Wolfe Auditorium # &
10/28 – Taipei, TW @ Hostess Club Festival
12/01 – Tokyo, JP @ Hostess Club Festival
* = w/ Elf Power
# = w/ Half Japanese
& = w/ Daniel Johnston