The Kills plot North American spring tour

The duo are supporting their forthcoming album

The Kills have announced the dates of an extensive North American tour this spring.

The duo are set to play a date at Austin’s South by Southwest Festival on March 12 before officially kicking off their Stateside jaunt in Boston on April 30.

They’ll play cities including New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Seattle, and Los Angeles before wrapping up their tour in Atlanta on May 28.

The band are supporting their forthcoming album ‘Midnight Boom’, which is due out in the US on March 18.

The tour dates are:

Austin, TX SXSW Antone’s (March 12)

Boston, MA Paradise (April 30) 


New York, NY Webster Hall (May 1)

Washington, DC Black Cat (2) 


Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda’s (3)


Montreal, QUE Cabaret (4)

Toronto, ONT Opera House (6) 


Detroit, MI Magic Stick (7)

Columbus, OH The Basement
(8)

Chicago, IL Metro
(9)

Madison, WI Annex (10)


Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock (11) 


Vancouver, BC Richards (14)


Seattle, WA Neumo’s (15) 


Portland, OR Berbati’s (16) 


San Francisco, CA Slims 
(17)

San Diego, CA Casbah (19) 


Los Angeles, CA El Rey Theater (21)

Phoenix Brickhouse (22) 


Austin, TX Parish (24)

Dallas, TX Cambridge Room (25) 


Nashville, TN Mercy Lounge (27)


Atlanta, GA The Earl (28)

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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