Group add three extra shows to their 2011 jaunt

Godspeed You Black Emperor have expanded their upcoming 2011 tour of North America.

Kicking off in Vancouver, British Columbia, on February 16, the group will now end the jaunt with three shows in Toronto, Ontario on April 22-24.

Meanwhile, in December, the band are set to curate ATP’s Nightmare Before Christmas festival, plus they will embark on a tour of the UK.

Godspeed You Black Emperor will play the following:

Vancouver, British Columbia, Vogue Theatre (February 16)
Seattle, WA, Showbox At The Market (17)
Portland, OR, Crystal Ballroom (18)
San Francisco, CA, Great American Music Hall (20, 21)
Los Angeles, CA, Music Box At The Henry Fonda (23)
Brooklyn, NY, Masonic Temple (March 16)
New York, NY, Church Of St. Paul The Apostle (17)
Philadelphia, PA, Trocadero (19)
Washington, DC, 9.30 Club (20)
Athens, GA, 40 Watt Club (22)
Nashville, TN, Cannery Ballroom (24)
Chicago, IL, Metro (26, 27)
Detroit, MI, Majestic Theatre (29)
Toronto, ON, Lee’s Palace (April 22-24)