Mercury Prize-nominated group will begin the jaunt in San Francisco on October 19

Villagers have announced details of an upcoming tour of the US.

The band, who were nominated for the 2010 Barclaycard Mercury Prize for debut album ‘Becoming A Jackal’, will begin the trip in San Francisco on October 19.

As previously reported, the group will play a series of UK dates in October, November and December.

Villagers will play the following:

San Francisco, CA Rickshaw Stop (October 19)
Los Angeles, CA The Music Box (20)
Solana Beach, CA Belly Up Tavern (21)
Tempe, AZ The Clubhouse (22)
San Antonio, TX White Rabbit (24)
Austin, TX Emo’s (26)
Houston, TX Warehouse Live (27)
Dallas, TX Granada Theatre (28)
Little Rock, AR Rev Room (29)
Nashville, TN Exit In (30)
Philadelphia, PA Kung Fu Necktie (November 1)
Brooklyn, NY Knitting Factory (2)
New York, NY Mercury Lounge (3)
Allston, MA Great Scott (4)