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Beirut Announces Tour Dates, Releases Album Cover

June 30, 2011  |  12:43pm
Beirut Announces Tour Dates, Releases Album Cover

Beirut has just announced a fall tour in support of the upcoming album The Rip Tide.

The accordion-toting Balkan folksters will kick off their tour in the UK and travel around much of Europe before heading to Canada for some dates in Toronto and Montreal. The group then hits U.S. soil for a show at Lollapalooza as well as some dates in Portland, New York, Atlanta and Austin.

The Rip Tide will be released on Aug. 30. You can pre-order the album here. Look below for a list of upcoming tour dates and check out an image of The Rip Tide cover to your right. Thanks to Consequence of Sound for the heads up.

June
30 – London, United Kingdom @ Hyde Park

July
3 – St. Gallen, Switzerland @ St. Gallen Fest
5 – Ferrara, Italy @ Costello Plazza
7 – Republic of Serbia @ Exit Festival
9 – Slovakia @ Pohoda Festival
12 – Arles, France @ Arles Fest
14 – Meco, Portugal @ Super Bock Super Rock Festival
16 – Valencia, Spain @ Benicassim Festival
18 – Lyon, France @ Festival Nuits De Fourviere
20 – Nyon, Switzerland @ Paleo Festival
29 – Portland, Me. @ State Theater
31 – Montreal, Quebec @ Osheaga

August
2 – Toronto, Ontario @ The Phoenix
4 – Toronto, Ontario @ The Phoenix
5 – Chicago, Ill. @ Lollapalooza
10 – Vancouver, British Columbia @ Commodore
12 – Portland, Ore. @ Crystal Ballroom
14 – San Francisco, Calif. @ Outside Lands

September
2 – Dorset, United Kingdom @ End of Road Festival
4 – Stradbally, Ireland @ Electric Picnic
6 – Manchester, United Kingdom @ Academy
8 – Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Paradiso
12 – Paris, France @ Olympia
14 – Brussels, Belgium @ AB
16 – London, United Kingdom @ Brixton Academy
21 – New York, N.Y. @ Terminal 5
22 – New York, N.Y. @ Terminal 5
28 – Denver, Colo. @ Fillmore Auditorium

October
4 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ Greek Theatre
9 – St. Louis, Mo. @ The Pageant
11 – Royal Oak, Mich. @ Royal Oak Music Hall
25 – Richmond, Va. @ The National
27 – Atlanta, Ga. @ Variety Playhouse
29 – Austin, Tex. @ Stubbs Waller Creek

November
11 – Cincinnati, Ohio @ Bogarts
13 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ Electric Factory

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