Damon Gough heads out on his most comprehensive tour of the US and Canada to date...

BADLY DRAWN BOY is to follow his forthcoming European shows with his most extensive North American tour to date.

Damon Gough will start his North American tour in Canada on April 26, before playing 14 shows across the US throughout late April and early May.

The dates, according to MTV news, are at:

Montreal Club Soda (April 26)

Toronto Opera House (27)

Detroit St. Andrews (28)

Boston Avalon (30)

New York Irving Plaza (May 1)

Philadelphia Theatre of Living Arts (2)

Washington 9:30 Club (3)

Atlanta Cotton Club (5)

Chicago Metro (6)

Minneapolis Fine Line (7)

Denver Bluebird (9)

Vancouver Commodore (14)

Seattle Showbox (15)

Portland Berbati’s Pan (16)

San Francisco Fillmore (18)

Los Angeles El Rey (20-21)

It is anticipated that more dates will be announced soon. The tour follows on from Gough’s European tour, due to start on March 8 in Dublin.

As part of these shows he will play his largest ever London show at the Royal Albert Hall (April 6), before ending the tour in his home town of Manchester for a show at the Manchester Apollo (7).