Maps set for debut US tour

They’ll play five dates in September

Maps set for debut US tour
Maps aka James Chapman has announced a short tour of the US, kicking off at Seattle’s Crocodile Café on September 22.

He will play three west coast dates before heading east for a further two shows in New York City and Brooklyn.

Chapman will be joined on the jaunt by Philip Thurlby (synths, backing Vocals, percussion), Matthew Roberts (synths, guitar, backing vocals), Benjamin Gordelier (drums) and Andrew Lowther (bass guitar).

The tour will support the release of his debut album 'We Can Create' which came out June 17 in the US, and was recorded in Chapman’s Northampton bedroom.

The album was co-produced by Valgeir Sigurdsson (Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Bjork) and mixed by Ken Thomas (Sigur Ros, Hope Of The States).

The dates are:

Seattle, WA KEXP Benefit/Crocodile Café (September 22)
San Francisco, CA Bottom of the Hill (24)
Los Angeles, CA Spaceland (26)
New York, NY Mercury Lounge (28)
Brooklyn, NY Luna Lounge (29)

--By our New York staff.
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