Hot on the heels of the latest release in the ‘How To Solve Our Human Problems’ EP series Belle and Sebastian have announced that they will close the opening night of Primavera Sound in Barcelona, Spain on May 30th. More info and tickets for the festival are available here.
Following this the band have added the USA, Canada and Mexico to their summer plans with a run of dates scheduled for June.
5th – State Theatre, Portland, Maine, USA w/Snail Mail tickets
6th – College Street Music Hall, New Haven, Connecticut, USA w/Snail Mail tickets
8th – Forest Hills Stadium, Queens, New York, USA w/Perfume Genius and Frankie Cosmos tickets
9th – The Anthem, Washington, DC, USA w/ Men I Trust tickets
10th – Tabernacle, Atlanta, Georgia, USA w/ Men I Trust tickets tickets
11th – Civic Theatre, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA w/ Men I Trust tickets
14th – Fronton Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico tickets
16th – ACL Live at the Moody Theater, Austin, Texas, USA w/ Men I Trust tickets
17th – The Bomb Factory, Dallas, Texas, USA w/ Men I Trust tickets
19th – Ogden Theater, Denver, Colorado w/ Japanese Breakfast tickets
20th – Sundance Amphitheater, Sundance, Utah, USA w/ Japanese Breakfast tickets
22nd – The Observatory North Park, San Diego, California, USA w/ Japanese Breakfast tickets
23rd – Arroyo Seco Weekend, Pasadena, California, USA tickets
25th – Fox Theater, Oakland, California, USA w/ Japanese Breakfast tickets
28th – Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada w/ Japanese Breakfast tickets
29th – Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada w/ Japanese Breakfast tickets
30th – Oregon Zoo Amphitheatre, Portland, Oregon, USA w/ Japanese Breakfast tickets
Tickets for all shows excluding Mexico are on general sale now.
Later in the summer the band will also appear at some additional European festivals:
July 13th – Latitude Festival, Southwold, Suffolk, UK tickets
July 18th – les Nuits Forvieres, Lyon, France tickets
July 19th – Benicassim, Spain tickets
August 1st – A Summer’s Tale, Westergellersen, Germany tickets
August 4th – Afisha Picnic Festival, Moscow, Russia tickets
For their US shows Belle and Sebastian have partnered with PLUS1 so that $1 from every ticket sold will go to support the volunteer rescue workers known as the White Helmets who risk their lives every day to help those affected by the conflict in Syria, regardless of their religion or politics (www.whitehelmets.org). In Canada the dollars will go to War Child and their work supporting children and families in communities affected by war throughout the world (www.warchild.ca).