He'll tour North America this fall

Devendra Banhart has released details of his fifth studio album in as many years.

Posting on his MySpace page, Banhart revealed that he is currently mixing the as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2005’s ‘Cripple Crow’.

He wrote: “Dear Friends! It’s a beautiful day in California, we began mixing the record today, let’s see…it’s about 16 songs, some very unexpected guests.”

Banhart has not yet revealed who the guests are, but he disclosed the dates of an extensive North American tour set for late summer and early fall, which includes a stop at Seattle’s Bumbershoot Festival on September 2.

The dates are:

Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom (September 1)

Seattle, WA Bumbershoot Festival (2)

Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom (4)

Santa Cruz, CA Rio Theater (6)

Berkeley, CA Campus Zellerbach Hall (7)

Denver, CO Ogden Theater – Native American benefit (10)

Omaha, NE Sokol Auditorium (12)

Lawrence, KS Liberty Hall Theater (13)

Minneapolis, MN First Avenue (15)

Milwaukee, WI Pabst Theater (16)

Chicago, IL Portage Theater (18)

Detroit, MI Majestic Theater (19)

Toronto Danforth Music Hall (21)

Montreal Theatre National (22)

Burlington, VT Davis Center Grand Ballroom (23)

Boston, MA Roxy Ballroom (25)

New York, NY Grand Ballroom (27)

Philadelphia , PA Theater of Living Arts (29)

Washington DC Sixth and I Historic Synagogue (October 1)

Nashville TN City Hall (4)

Dallas, TX Granada Theater (6)

Austin, TX La Zona Rosa (7)

Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theater – Native American benefit (9)

Tucson, AZ Rialto Theater (10)

Phoenix, AZ Marquee Theater (12)

Los Angeles, CA Orpheum (13)

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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