May 10, 2007 20:31

Tegan and Sara announce North American tour

Sisters will hit the road to promote new album

Tegan and Sara announce North American tour
Tegan and Sara have announced a string of intimate dates in the US and Canada kicking off July 14 in Victoria, BC.

The sister-duo are gearing up for the release of their fifth album ‘The Con’ which is set to hit shelves on July 24.

As previously reported here, the follow up to 2004's 'So Jealous' was co-produced by Christopher Walla (Death Cab For Cutie, The Decemberists0 at his Alberta Court studio and includes collaborations with Death Cab's Jason McGerr on drums and bass players AFI's Hunter Burgan and The Rentals' Matt Sharp.

The duo are also planning a theatre tour in October.

The tour dates confirmed so far are:

Victoria, BC The Belfry Theatre (July 14,15)
Vancouver, BC East Cultural Centre (17)
Seattle, WA The Triple Door (18.19)
Portland, OR Bagdad Theatre (20)
San Francisco, CA The Brava (22,23)
Los Angeles, CA Amoeba Records (24)
Los Angeles, CA Malibu Performing Arts Center (26,27)
New York, NY Hiro Ballroom (August 1)
Boston, MA TBA (4)
Philadelphia, PA The International House (5)
Detroit, MI The Gem Theatre (6)
Chicago, IL Lakeshore Theatre (7)

--By our New York staff.
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