Death Cab For Cutie Announces Summer Tour

Death Cab For Cutie

Death Cab for Cutie has announced details of their upcoming summer tour. The North American dates get underway with a pair of Canada Day Weekend shows with The Tragically Hip – slated for June 30th at The Commons in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario and July 1st at Burl’s Creek in Barrie, Ontario – and then continue through late July. See the tour schedule below.

Among the schedule’s many highlights is a July 17th headline date at Nashville’s legendary Ryman Auditorium, and a series of festival performances including Milwaukee’s Summerfest on July 5th, Des Moines, Iowa’s 80/35 Music Festival on July 7th, Chicago’s annual “The Taste of Chicago” on July 12th, Cincinnati’s Bunbury Music Festival on July 15th, and Dover, Delaware’s Firefly Music Festival on July 22nd.

Presale tickets for all headline dates will be available to members of the Atlantic recording group’s official fan club, DCFC Union Local #1138, beginning today. A limited number of premium bundles are on offer, including 1 General Admission ticket with Early Entry, 1 Limited Edition DCFC Event Poster, 1 DCFC Tour T-shirt, and DCFC Union Local #1138 membership (1 year membership or renewal). Check out more information at All remaining tickets will then go on sale to the general public starting this Friday (May 4). For further details and as-yet-unannounced tour information, visit

Death Cab for Cutie is:
Ben Gibbard: guitars, keyboards, vocals
Chris Walla: guitars, keyboards
Nick Harmer: bass
Jason McGerr: drums.

North American Tour 2012
4/30-5/13 Featuring The Magik*Magik Orchestra
April 30 – N. Bethesda, MD at Strathmore
May 1 – Knoxville, TN at Tennessee Theatre
May 3 – Dallas, TX at McFarlin Auditorium
May 4 – Austin, TX at ACL Live @ The Moody Theater
May 6 – Mesa, AZ at Mesa Arts Center
May 7 – Los Angeles, CA at Walt Disney Concert Hall
May 8 – Oakland, CA at Fox Theater
May 9 – Oakland, CA at Fox Theater
May 10 – Oakland, CA at Fox Theater
May 11 – Portland, OR at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
May 13 – Seattle, WA at The Paramount Theatre
June 30 – Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON at The Commons (w/The Tragically Hip)
July 1 – Barrie, ON at Burl’s Creek (w/The Tragically Hip)
July 3 – Cleveland, OH at Jacobs Pavilion
July 4 – Rochester Hills, MI at Meadow Brook
July 5 – Milwaukee, WI at Summerfest
July 7 – Des Moines, IA at 80/35 Music Festival
July 8 – Lawrence, KS at Liberty Music Hall
July 9 – Springfield, MO at Gilloz Theatre
July 10 – Tulsa, OK at Cain’s Ballroom
July 12 – Chicago, IL at “The Taste of Chicago”
July 13 – Pittsburgh, PA at Stage AE
July 14 – Charlottesville, VA at nTelos Wireless Pavilion
July 15 – Cincinnati, OH at Bunbury Music Festival
July 17 – Nashville, TN at Ryman Auditorium
July 19 – Montclair, NJ at Wellmont Theatre
July 20 – Holyoke, MA at Mountain Park
July 21 – Cooperstown, NY at Ommegang Brewery
July 22 – Dover, DE at Firefly Music Festival

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