Ra Ra Riot, Born Ruffians and Harlem Shakes will share opening duties

Tokyo Police Club have announced a spring tour of the US, kicking off February 24 in Providence, RI.

The band recently completed a North American tour opening for Weezer, and are gearing up for a Canadian jaunt which will see them tour their homeland from December 12-23.

The band released their debut album ‘Elephant Shell’ in April of this year, and will begin work on its follow-up upon completion of the tour in March.

The dates are:

Providence, RI Lupo’s – Support: Harlem Shakes (February 24)

New York, NY Webster Hall Support: Born Ruffians (25)

Washington, DC Black Cat Support: Born Ruffians (26)

Pittsburgh, PA / TBD Mr. Smalls Support: Harlem Shakes (28)

Cleveland, OH Grog Shop Support: Harlem Shakes (March 1)

Columbus, OH The Basement Support: Harlem Shakes (2)

Cincinnati, OH Mad Hatter Support: Harlem Shakes (3)

Atlanta, GA The Earl Support: Harlem Shakes (5)

Tallahassee, FL Club Downunder Support: Harlem Shakes (6)

Orlando, FL The Social Support: Harlem Shakes (7)

New Orleans, LA The Parish @ House of Blues Support: Ra Ra Riot (10)

Houston, TX Walters on Washington Support: Ra Ra Riot (11)

McAllen, TX Cine El Ray Support: Ra Ra Riot (12)

San Antonio, TX White Rabbit Support: Ra Ra Riot (13)

Dallas, TX Granada Theatre Support: Ra Ra Riot (14)

Omaha, NE Slowdown Support: Ra Ra Riot (16)

Chicago, IL The Metro Support: Born Ruffians (18)

Pontiac, MI Crofoot Support: Born Ruffians (19)

–By our New York staff.