The Swell Season announce US tour

Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova back in August

The Swell Season announce US tour
The Swell Season have announced a run of dates in the US and Canada, kicking off August 9 at the Virgin Festival in Baltimore, MD.

The pair who won an Oscar earlier this year for Best Original Song for ‘Falling Slowly’ from the independent Irish movie ‘Once’, will perform two further dates in August before returning for the remainder of the tour in September.

The band recently performed a sold-out show at Radio City Music Hall in New York, and are on the bill this weekend at Oxegen in Ireland.

Keep up with all the action from T In The Park and Oxegen Festival this weekend (July 11-13) as it happens on NME.COM. For news, pictures and blogs keep checking the NME.COM's T In The Park and Oxegen pages. Plus make sure you get next week's issue of NME – on UK newsstands from July 16 – for the ultimate T In The Park and Oxegen Festival review.

The Swell Season play:

Baltimore, MD Virgin Festival (August 9)
Northampton, MA The Pines (10)
Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Music Festival (17)
New York, NY Rumsey Playfield (September 17)
Boston, MA Agganis Arena (19)
Toronto, Ontario Massey Hall (20)
Pittsburgh, PA Byham Theatre (21)
Columbus, OH Palace Theatre (22)
Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium (24)
Austin, TX Austin City Limits Festival (27)
Dallas, TX Palladium Ballroom (29)
Albuquerque, NM Popejoy Hall (30)

--By our New York staff.
[url="/about"]Find out more about NME.[/url]

October 2008
2 Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre
3 San Diego, CA Open Air Theatre
4 Los Angeles, CA Greek Theatre

Read More On This Artist

More News
Paul McCartney asks for 'Meat Free Monday' support
The Vaccines' frontman co-writes song with country singer Caitlin Rose - listen
Aphex Twin reveals his kids, wife, mum and dad feature on 'Syro'
Katy B pulls out of gig following brother's death
Royal Blood's Mike Kerr says the idea that rock music is the most authentic genre is...
U2's Bono thinks he has the solution to music piracy and declining album sales
Butthole Surfers drummer picks up 'Yard Of The Month' award in Austin neighbourhood
Julian Casablancas cryptic about future Strokes shows: 'A tour's a great way to destroy...
Jack White takes pop at Foo Fighters during 'Kanye West-esque rant' at Boston gig –...
Miley Cyrus facing possible jail time after being spanked with a Mexican flag
Mark E Smith on Kate Bush: 'I never even liked her first time around'
Papa Roach frontman: 'my uncle kissed me and he gave me herpes'
Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl says he's 'never played a show like this' at...
Seth Rogen hired as Waka Flocka Flame's 'official blunt roller'
Musicians react as Scotland votes in independence referendum
Jay Z fighting lawsuit over use of the word 'oh' in 'Run This Town'
Arcade Fire's Win Butler says he has no plans for retirement
Disclosure and Sam Smith enlist Schoolboy Q for 'Latch' remix – listen
Dr Dre's long-awaited new album will not be called 'Detox'
Iggy Azalea files lawsuit against ex-boyfriend for releasing early masters
September 17 officially declared 'Foo Fighters Day' in Richmond, Virginia
Metallica to release box set of all 2014 live performances

More News


Please login to add your comment.

Featured Videos
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
Know Your NME

NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read News
Popular This Week
Inside NME.COM
On NME.COM Today