The Duke Spirit plot US summer tour

The London band will hit several major festivals

The Duke Spirit have announced an extensive tour of the US this summer.

The London band will hit several major festivals and play a gig at New York‘s Webster Hall with Supergrass.

The band are set to kick off their tour in Solana Beach, California on July 15. They’ll play dates in Los Angeles, Seattle Philadelphia, Nashville and Chicago as well as hitting the Download Festival, All Points West and the New American Music Union Festival.

The band are also scheduled to make an appearance on the ‘Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ July 22.

The NME SXSW party 2008 headliners are supporting their latest album ‘Neptune’.

The tour dates are:

Solana Beach, CA Belly Up (July 15)

Los Angeles, CA Hammer Museum (17)

Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre Download Festival (19)

Los Angeles, CA Gibson Amphitheatre Download Festival (20)

Los Angeles, CA ‘Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ (220

San Francisco, CA Bottom of the Hill (23)

Portland, OR Doug Fir Lounge (24)

Seattle, WA Nectar Lounge (26)

Hollywood, CA Amoeba Records (28)

New York, NY Webster Hall w/ Supergrass (30)

Philadelphia, PA WXPN/World Cafe (August 1)

Asbury Park, NJ The Saint (1)

Camden, NJ Tweeter Center Download Festival (2)

Baltimore, MD Ottobar (4)

Boston, MA T.T. The Bear’s (5)

Jersey City, NJ Liberty State Park All Points West Festival (8)

Pittsburgh, PA New American Music Union Festival SouthSide Works (9)

Nashville, TN 3rd & Lindsley (10)

Columbus, OH The Basement (12)

Detroit, MI Magic Stick (13)

Chicago, IL Empty Bottle (14)

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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