May 6, 2010 19:37

Bloc Party's Kele Okereke announces North American solo tour

Gig-run begins in Chicago on July 23

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Bloc Party's Kele Okereke has announced details of his first solo tour of North America.

Beginning in Chicago on July 23, the gig run will finish in Washington on August 7.

Okereke is playing in support of his debut solo album, 'The Boxer', which is released in the UK on June 21 and in the US on June 22.

Meanwhile, prior to the jaunt the Bloc Party frontman will embark on a solo tour of the UK, kicking off in Leeds on July 1.

Kele Okereke will play the following:

Chicago, IL The Metro (July 23)
Minneapolis, MN Varsity Theatre (24)
Milwaukee, WI Turner Hall (25)
Detroit, MI Crofoot (27)
Toronto, ON Mod Club (29)
Ottawa, ON TBA (30)
Montreal, QU Osheaga Festival (31)
Boston, MA Royale (August 2)
New York, NY Webster Hall (3)
Philadelphia, PA Trocadero (6)
Washington, DC 9:30 Club (7)

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