February 22, 2007 18:26
Mando Diao announce North American tour
Swedish rockers support their new album
Swedish five-piece Mando Diao have announced the dates of an extensive North American tour in support of their forthcoming album, 'Ode To Ochrasy'.
After appearances at Austin's South by Southwest Festival in March, the band will kick off their tour at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, California on April 29, before playing dates in Seattle, Vancouver and New York. They'll conclude the tour in Cambridge, Massachusetts on May 19.
As previously reported, 'Ode To Ochrasy', the follow-up to 2005's 'Hurricane Bar', is set to be released on April 24. The band spent much of last year touring with Dirty Pretty Things and Razorlight.
Mando Diao were recently awarded the Swedish Grammy for Best Rock Act.
The tour dates are:
Austin SXSW Antone's Spaceland Party
Austin SXSW Dirty Dog Showcase (15)
Indio California Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (April 29)
San Francisco Bottom of the Hill (May 1)
Portland Dante's (3)
Seattle Crocodile Cafe (4)
Vancover Plaza Club (5)
Minneapolis The 400 Bar (8)
Chicago Double Door (9)
Ann Arbor Blind Pig (11)
Toronto Legendary Horseshoe Tavern (12)
Montreal Petit Campus (13)
New York Bowery Ballroom (!4)
Hoboken Maxwell's (16)
Washington DC Black Cat (17)
Philadelphia Johnny Brenda's (18)
Cambridge Massachusetts TT the Bear's (19)
--By our Los Angeles staff.
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