Modest Mouse and The National to support
R.E.M. have confirmed thirteen dates of a North American tour today (January 29).
The band whose fourteenth studio album ‘Accelerate’ is due out on March 31 in the UK and day later, April 1 in the US will go out in support of it from the end of May.
For more on the album, including the track listing click here for Uncut’s previous news story.
Modest Mouse and The National have been hand-picked by the band to be the support bands on all of the dates.
Tour dates announced so far are:
Vancouver Deer Lake Park (May 23)
Los Angeles Hollywood Bowl (29)
Berkeley Greek Theatre (31)
Denver Red Rocks Ampitheatre (June 3)
Chicago United Center (6)
Toronto Molson Ampitheatre (8)
Raleigh Walnut Creek Amptheatre (10)
Washington Merriweather Post Pavilion (11)
Boston Tweeter Center (13)
Long Island Jones Beach Theater (14)
Philadelphia Mann Center (18)
New York City venue TBC (19)
Atlanta Lakewood Ampitheatre (21)