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 dcfcunion.com. 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 deathcabforcutie.com.

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

Death Cab For Cutie 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

Death Cab for Cutie ‘Codes and Keys’ Debuts At #3

Death Cab For Cutie

‘Codes and Keys’, the new album from Atlantic recording group Death Cab for Cutie, has entered the Billboard 200 at #3, marking the week’s top chart debut. With total sales in excess of 102,000, the album is also #1 on both the Top Alternative Albums and “Top Digital Albums charts (with downloads comprising 57% of the first-week sales).

DCFC has spent much of the past month on a sold-out tour of intimate venues, a trek that concludes tomorrow night at The Fillmore in San Francisco. The show will be taped for broadcast on both MTV.com and VH1.com, with an airdate currently slated for next week.

Death Cab For Cutie Touring In Support Of ‘Codes And Keys’

Death Cab for Cutie

Death Cab for Cutie will celebrate the release of their new album ‘Codes and Keys’ with performances at intimate venues in select cities across North America. ‘Codes and Keys’ is out May 31st on Atlantic Records.

The tour begins May 18th at Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre, followed by further stops in Chicago, Minneapolis, New York City, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, Boston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco (see the tour dates below). All shows will feature The Lonely Forest.

Death Cab for Cutie tour dates, featuring The Lonely Forest except May 24-27 with Bright Eyes:
May 18 Toronto, ON Phoenix Concert Theatre
May 20 Chicago, IL Metro
May 21 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
May 24 Edmonton, AB Shaw Conference Centre
May 25 Calgary, AB Stampede Corral
May 27 Bend, OR Les Schwab Amphitheatre
May 28 George, WA Sasquatch! Music Festival

June 1 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom
June 3 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
June 4 Philadelphia, PA Trocadero
June 5 Boston, MA The Paradise
June 7 Los Angeles, CA El Rey Theatre
June 9 San Francisco, CA Fillmore

On TV: Death Cab For Cutie, Conor Oberst, Andrew Bird

Rock acts on television this week include:

Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band perform on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ (CBS) on Monday.

Death Cab for Cutie perform on ‘The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien’ (CBS) on Monday.

Andrew Bird performs on ‘The Tonight Show’ (NBC) on Tuesday.

Levon Helm performs on ‘The Late Show’ (CBS) on Thursday.

Death Cab For Cutie ‘No Sunlight’ Video

Death Cab for Cutie are out with the video to their new single ‘No Sunlight’, off the Bellingham, Washington indie rock group’s sixth studio album ‘Narrow Stairs’, out now on Atlantic Records. Watch it below.

Chris Walla Encourages Minnesotans To Vote

Chris Walla of Death Cab For Cutie is featured in a Barack Obama YouTube PSA telling Minnesota voters that they can register and vote at their polling place if they bring along proper identification. “No matter what you did on the night of November 3rd, please make sure and you get out and vote on November 4th,” Walla said. “We have no excuse in the state of Minnesota, it’s super super easy.” Watch the message below.

On TV: Death Cab For Cutie, Beck, Panic At The Disco

Beck 'Modern Guilt'

Rock acts on television this week include:

The Pretenders, who perform on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ (CBS) on Monday and ‘Today’ (NBC) on Tuesday.

Jenny Lewis of Rilo Kiley, who performs on ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ (NBC) on Monday.

Hollywood Undead, who appear on ‘Steven’s Untitled Rock Show’ (Fuse) on Monday.

Death Cab For Cutie, who perform on ‘Late Night’ (NBC) on Tuesday.

Panic at the Disco, who perform on ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ (NBC) on Tuesday.

Beck, who performs on ‘The Late Show’ (CBS) on Thursday.

Tom Morello, who performs on ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ (CBS) on Friday.

Dead Confederates, who performs on ‘Late Night’ (NBC) on Friday.

On TV: Death Cab For Cutie, Kid Rock, Flyleaf

Flyleaf

Rock acts on television this week include:

Tokio Hotel, who perform on ‘Total Request Live’ on Monday.

Death Cab for Cutie, who perform on ‘The Sauce’ on Monday and ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ on Tuesday.

Switchfoot, who perform on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on Tuesday.

Kid Rock, who performs on ‘The Late Show’ on Wednesday.

Flyleaf, who visit ‘TRL’ on Wednesday.

The Black Keys, who perform on ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ on Wednesday.

MGMT, who perform on ‘Late Night’ on Thursday.

Everest, who perform on ‘Late Night’ on Friday.

Death Cab For Cutie ‘I Will Possess Your Heart’ Video

Death Cab For Cutie are out with the video to their new single ‘I Will Possess Your Heart’, the lead single from the Bellingham, Washington indie rock band’s sixth studio album ‘Narrow Stairs’, out May 13th on Atlantic Records. Watch it below.

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