Tour Alert: Modest Mouse Plan Handful of June Dates

Plus: new gigs for Passion Pit, Rufus Wainwright, Gillian Welch and the Hives

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Isaac Brock of Modest Mouse performs at Sasquatch! Music Festival in George, Washington.
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Modest Mouse
Modest Mouse have announced some dates for the last two weeks in June. They will kick off their mini-tour on June 20th in Washington, DC, and will make appearances at the Governors Ball in New York City and the Orion Music Festival in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

6/20 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
6/21 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
6/22 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
6/23 Atlantic City, NJ – 2012 Orion Music + More at Bader Airfield
6/24 New York, NY – The Governors Ball Music Festival at Randall's Island Park
6/26 Columbus, OH – Lifestyle Communities Pavilion

Passion Pit
In support of their highly anticipated second album, Gossamer, out July 24th, Passion Pit are bringing their danceable beats to cities and festivals across North America. The party kicks off May 1st in Geneva, NY, and ends with co-headlining performances with Justice at Red Rocks on August 7th and the Hollywood Bowl on September 9th.

5/1 Geneva, NY – Smith Opera House
5/4 West Palm Beach, FL – SunFest
6/2  Dallas, TX – Meltdown Music Festival
6/22 Boston, MA – Bank of America Pavilion
6/23 New York, NY – Governors Ball Music Festival
7/15 Cincinnati, OH – Bunbury Music Festival
7/20-22 Dover, DE – Firefly Music Festival
8/3-5 Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
8/5 Montreal, QC – Osheaga Music Festival
8/7 Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheater (co-headline with Justice)
8/10-12 San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands Music Festival
9/9 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl (co-headline with Hot Chip)

Rufus Wainwright
Shortly after Wainwright releases his Mark Ronson-produced seventh studio album on May 1st, he'll be hitting the road for his recently announced North American summer tour.  Wainwright will visit over a dozen cities, starting May 9th in Brooklyn, NY, and ending August 11th in Apple Valley, MN.

5/9 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Academy of Music
5/11 Oakland, CA – Fox Theater
5/12 Lost Angeles, CA – Orpheum Theater
5/13 San Diego, CA – Humphreys
6/10 Toronto, ON – Festival Stage  (David Pecaut Sqaure – free show)
6/15 Toronto, ON – Massey Hall (Love Over and Over – The Songs of Kate McGarrigle)
6/30 Ann Arbor, MI – The Power Center
7/25 Philadelphia, PA – Penn's Landing (River Stage)
7/27 Purchase, NY – The PAC and SUNY Purchase
7/28 Westhampton Beach, NY – Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
7/29 Boston, MA – Bank of America Pavilion
7/31 Portland, ME – State Theater
8/1 Shelburne, VT – The Green at Sehlburne Museum
8/3 Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
8/4 Munhall, PA – Carnegie Music Hall
8/5 Louisville, KY – Iroquois Amphitheater
8/7 Bloomington, IN – Buskirk-Chumley Theater
8/8 Chicago, IL – Bank of America Theater
8/10 Milwaukee, WI – Pabst Theater
8/11 Apple Valley, MN – Minnesota Zoo Amphitheater

Gillian Welch
In celebration of her Grammy-nominated 2011 album, The Harrow & the Harvest, Gillian Welch has announced a string of tour dates for May and June. Welch will tour with partner David Rawlings and kick off her tour in San Diego, CA, on May 30th.

5/30 San Diego, CA – Humphreys Concerts by the Sea
6/1 Tucson, AZ – Fox Tucson Theatre
6/2 Phoenix, AZ – Musical Instrument Museum
6/3 Flagstaff, AZ – Orpheum Theatre
6/4 Santa Fe, NM – The Lensic
6/6 Houston, TX – Wortham Center Cullen Theatre
6/7 San Antonio, TX – Empire Theatre
6/8 Austin, TX – Stubbs
6/9 Dallas, TX – Majestic Theatre
6/12 Germantown, TN – Germantown Performing Arts Centre

The Hives
The Hives have announced a tour for June that will follow the release of their self-released new album, Lex Hives, due June 5th. The tour will kick off on June 19th in Washington, DC. The band also has an extensive U.S. headlining tour in the works for the fall.

6/19 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
6/20 Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
6/22 New York, NY – Terminal 5
6/23 Boston, MA – House of Blues
6/25 Montreal, QC – Metropolis
6/26 Toronto, ON – Sound Academy
6/27 Pontiac, MI – Clutch Cargo's
6/29 Milwaukee, WI – Summerfest
6/30 Chicago, IL – The Vic Theatre

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