BY EVENTSEEKER STAFF
Have you heard? MGMT is back with a tour across the US and Canada, beginning by headlining at Penn State’s Movin’ On spring music festival in April.
A February 2013 interview with Rolling Stone uncovered that a tour may be a lead up to a possible new album release, expected in April.
For fans who got hooked on MGMT’s 2008 debut album Oracular Spectacular, the 2010 sophomore effort, Congratulations, was a surprising change, where founding bandmates Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser broke away from the full band to create their own sounds. Much like Congratulations, this new album is also expected to be a duo recording, and VanWyngarden and Goldwasser say it was influenced by Aphex Twin and various house music.
Check out their full list of tour dates below, and follow the band on eventseeker:
04-26 University Park, PA – Penn State
04-28 Geneseo, NY – SUNY Geneseo
04-30 Portland, ME – State Theatre
05-01 Providence, RI – Lupo’s
05-04 Cleveland, OH – Masonic Auditorium
05-06 Grand Rapids, MI – Hoogenboom Center @ Calvin College
05-08 Winnipeg, Manitoba – Burton Cummings Theatre
05-09 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – The Odean Events Centre
05-10 Calgary, Alberta – MacEwan Hall
05-11 Edmonton, Alberta – The Starlite Room
05-13 Vancouver, British Columbia – Commodore Ballroom
05-14 Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory
05-15 Seattle, WA – Sodo
05-16 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
05-18 Stanford, CA – Frost Amphitheater
06-21-23 Dover, DE – Firefly Music Festival
06-28-29 Kansas City, KS – Kanrocksas
07-13 Cincinnati, OH – Bunbury Music Festival
The band announced on their website that pre-sales for most shows begin March 6 at 12 noon (local times).
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