Chairlift plot US tour

Hotly tipped band will hit the road next month

Chairlift have announced the dates of an extensive North American tour, kicking off next month.

The hotly tipped New York band will begin their tour on February 7 in Miami before hitting cities including New York, Cleveland, New Orleans, Athens, Seattle and San Francisco.

The jaunt will also include a stop at Austin’s South by Southwest Festival, and dates with Peter, Bjorn and John before concluding in Toronto on April 25.

Chairlift are supporting their 2008 debut album, ‘Does You Inspire You’.

The tour dates are:

Miami, FL White Room (February 7)

Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Academy of Music (13)

New York, NY Santos Partyhouse (March 7)

Cleveland, OH Grog Shop (13)

Chicago, IL Schuba’s (14)

St. Louis, MO Gargoyle Club (16)

Lawrence, KS The Jackpot Saloon (17)

Norman, OK Opolis (18)

Austin, TX SXSW (19, 20)

Dallas, TX House of Blues Pontiac Garage (22)

Houston, TX Warehouse Live (23)

Baton Rouge, LA Spanish Moon (24)

New Orleans, LA House of Blues Parish (25)

Tallahassee, FL Club Downunder (26)

Athens, GA 40 Watt Club (27)

Nashville, TN Exit/In (28)

Seattle, WA Chop Suey (April 13)

Vancouver, BC Richards On Richards (14)

Portland, OR Doug Fir Lounge (15)

San Francisco, CA The Independent (17)

Denver, CO Bluebird Theater (19)

Minneapolis, MN Fine Line Music Café (21)

Milwaukee, WI Pabst Theatre (22)

Chicago, IL Metro (23)

Newport, KY Southgate House (24)

Toronto, ONT Phoenix Theatre (25)

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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