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Tour Alert: The Rapture Returns to the Road

Also: New dates for Chris Brown, Das Racist and Theophilus London

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Luke Jenner of The Rapture.

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Brooklyn dance rockers the Rapture will return to the road in August in support of In the Grace of Your Love, an album that marks their return to their original label, DFA, as well as their debut as a trio. The band thrive on high-energy, dance-happy crowds, so fans should be pleased that the tour is focused primarily on intimate club gigs.

08/20 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
08/27 Charlesville Meziere, France – Cabaret Vert Festival
08/28 Vevey, Switzerland – Rocking Chair
08/30 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Melkweg
08/31 Antwerp, Belgium – Trix
09/02 Stradbally, Ireland – Electric Picnic Festival
09/04 Trinity, Jersey – Jersey Live Festival
09/05 Paris, France – Maroquinerie
09/07 Manchester, England – Club Academy
09/08 London, England – XOYO
09/09 Berlin, Germany – Berlin Festival
09/22 Boston, MA – Royale
09/23 New York, NY – Webster Hall
09/24 Baltimore, MD – Sonar
09/25 Washington, DC – U Street Music Hall
09/27 Columbus, OH – TBD
09/28 Chicago, IL – Metro
09/29 Minneapolis, MN – The Varsity
10/01 Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
10/03 Scottsdale, AZ – Martini Ranch
10/04 San Diego, CA – Belly Up
10/06 Los Angeles, CA – The Music Box
10/07 Pomona, CA – Glasshouse
10/08 San Francisco, CA – The Sound Factory
10/10 El Paso, TX – Club 101
10/11 Dallas, TX – Granada Theater
10/12 Austin, TX – La Zona Rosa
10/13 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
10/15 Mexico City, Mexico – Corona Capital Festival
10/17 Miami, FL – Grand Central
10/18 Orlando, FL – The Beacham Theatre
10/19 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
10/21 Philadelphia, PA – Voyeur
10/27 Bristol, England – Thekla
10/28 Leeds, England – Cockpit
10/29 Coventry, England – Kasbah
10/30 Glasgow, Scotland – SWG3
11/02 London, England – Koko
11/03 Brighton, England – Coalition
11/05 Cologne, Germany – Werkstatt
11/07 Milan, Italy – Magazzini Generali
11/08 Munich, Germany – 591
11/09 Hamburg, Germany – Knust
11/12 Lille, France – Le Grand Mix
11/15 Luxembourg, Luxembourg – Rockhal
11/16 Caen, France – Cargo
11/20 Heidelberg, Germany – Karlstorbanhof
11/22 Barcelona, Spain – Razzmatazz

Controversial R&B star Chris Brown will kick off his F.A.M.E. tour in September, with dates scheduled at arenas around North America booked through the fall.

9/12 Toronto, ON         Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
9/14 Buffalo, NY         Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
9/16 Holmdel, NJ         PNC Bank Arts Center
9/17 Washington, DC      Verizon Center
9/18 Detroit, MI         Joe Louis Arena
9/21 Cleveland, OH       CSU
9/23 Chicago, IL         Tinley Park
9/24 St. Louis, MO       Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
9/25 Indianapolis, IN    Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
9/28 Baltimore, MD       1st Mariner Arena
9/30 Uniondale, NY       Nassau Coliseum
10/1 Raleigh, NC         Walnut Creek Amphitheater
10/2 Atlanta, GA         Lakewood Amphitheater
10/7 Tampa, FL           1-800 ASK GARY
10/8 Charlotte, NC       Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
10/9 Virginia Beach, VA  Farm Bureau Amphitheater
10/12 Kansas City, MO    Sprint Center
10/14 Dallas, TX         GEXA Pavilion
10/15 New Orleans, LA    New Orleans Arena
10/16 Houston, TX        Woodlands
10/18 Phoenix, AZ        Ashley Pavilion
10/20 Los Angeles, CA    Staples Center
10/22 Oakland, CA        Sleep Train Concord
10/23 Sacrament, CA      Sleep Train Amphitheater
10/26 Memphis, TN        Fed Ex Forum
10/28 Philadelphia, PA   Wells Fargo Arena
10/29 Pittsburgh, PA     Consol Energy Center
10/30 Hartford, CT       XL Center

Das Racist are set to hit the road next month in support of Relax, the trio’s first official album after a series of critically acclaimed mixtapes. The rap pranksters will hit the following cities:

9/12      New York, NY         Bowery Ballroom
9/28      Boston, MA             Middle East
9/29      New Haven, CT      Toads
9/30      Providence, RI        The Met
10/1      Washington, DC      9:30 Club
10/4      Carrboro, NC           Lincoln Theater
10/5      Atlanta, GA              The Loft
10/6      St. Petersburg, FL   State Theatre
10/7      Orlando, FL             Firestone Live
10/9      Miami, FL                Langerado Festival
10/10    Tallahassee, FL       The Engine Room
10/11    New Orleans, LA     Howlin’ Wolf
10/13    Nashville, TN           Exit/In
10/15    Louisville, KY           Headliner’s
10/17    Indianapolis, IN        The Vogue
10/19    Madison, WI             High Noon Saloon
10/20    Chicago, IL               Reggie’s Rock Bar
10/21    Iowa City, IA             Blue Moose
10/22    Lawrence, KS          Granada Theater
10/26    Houston, TX            Fitzgerald’s
10/27    San Marcos, TX      Texas Music Theater
10/28    Austin, TX                Emo’s Alternative Lounge
11/1      Phoenix, AZ             The Crescent Ballroom
11/3      Los Angeles, CA      The Roxy Theatre
11/4      Berkeley, CA            The Shattuck Down Low
11/7      Portland, OR            Branx
11/30   Manchester, UK        Ruby Lounge
12/1     London, UK               XOYO
12/2     Southhampton, UK   Joiners
12/3     Brighton, UK             The Haunt
12/4     Kortrijk, Be                De Kreun
12/6     Paris, Fr                    Point Ephemere
12/7     Antwerpen, Be          Trix
12/8     Amsterdam, Ni          Sugar Factory
12/9     Tilburg, Ni                  013  
12/10   Hengelo, Ni               Metropool Club
12/12   Berlin, De                  Festsaal Kreuzberg
12/13   Copenhagen, Dk       Loppen
12/14   Aarhus, Dk                VoxHall
12/15   Hamburg, De            Kampnagel
12/16   Essen, De                Hotel Shangai
12/17   Den Haag, Ni            State X New Forms Festival

Brooklyn rapper Theophilus London is set to perform a special interactive concert at the Lustre Pearl in Austin, Texas on August 20th. The show, which is part of Dell and Intel’s Special Engagements series, will allow audience members to alter aspects of the show using social media.


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