She'll also headline a few gigs

Duffy is set to open for Coldplay on her first major tour of North America this autumn.

The Welsh singer will also headline a handful of US shows in support of her debut album ‘Rockferry’.

The jaunt kicks off with a headlining gig in San Diego on October 9. She’s also set to headline in San Diego, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Seattle and Chicago before joining Coldplay for gigs in Cleveland, New Jersey, Boston, Washington DC and Philadelphia.

The tour dates are:

San Diego, CA Humphrey’s (October 9)

Los Angeles, CA Orpheum (10)

Vancouver, B.C. Orpheum (16)

Seattle, WA Showbox (17)

Chicago, IL Riviera (20)

Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena (21)*

New York, NY Webster Hall (22)

Mashantucket, CT MGM Grand @ Foxwoods (25)

E. Rutherford, NJ IZOD Center (26, 27)*

Boston, MA TD Banknorth Garden (29)*

Washington, DC Verizon (31)*

Philadelphia, PA Wachovia Center (November 1)*

*with Coldplay

Meanwhile, Duffy is scheduled to appear on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ on September 4, and the all-star Fashion Rocks concert at Radio City Music Hall on September 5 to kick off New York’s Fashion Week.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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