Passion Pit plan North American tour

Dates include stops at Central Park Summerstage with Phoenix

Massachusetts electro-heads Passion Pit played, and were consequently dubbed the 'buzz band' of the week, at the Club NME show at The Annex on Tuesday (October 21) as part of the CMJ Music Marathon and Film Festival 2008. The capacity crowd even attempted to storm the stage during the band's performance of 'Sleepyhead'. Pic: Jen Maler
Passion Pit have announced a tour of North America, kicking off September 25 at Central Park Summerstage in New York.

The band will open for Phoenix over two nights at the outdoor event, and will head for Providence for a headlining show on September 27.

In addition to their own dates, they will make stops at Austin City Limits and San Francisco's Treasure Island music festivals.

The dates are:

New York Summerstage (September 25, 26)
Providence, RI Black Repertory Theater (27)
Columbus, OH Newport Musichall (29)
Lawrence, KS The Yard At Beaumont (October 2)
Austin, TX Austin City Limits Festival (4)
Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge (7)
Eugene, OR U Oregon Student Union (9)
Vancouver, BC Richard’s on Richards (10)
Seattle, WA Showbox (11)
Los Angeles, CA Henry Fonda Theater (14)
San Diego, CA Soma (15)
San Francisco, CA Treasure Island (17)

--By our New York staff.
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