Foals to tour America and Canada

The Oxford band head to the US after album release

Foals have announced a US and Canadian tour, set to take place in April and May.

The jaunt follows the release of their debut album, ‘Antidotes’, on March 24.

Foals begin the taunt in Philadelphia on April 22, and call at the historic Bowery Ballroom in New York on their way to Seattle, where the tour finishes on May 30.

The full tour dates are:

Philadelphia Johnny Brenda’s (April 22)

Washington Rock and Roll Hotel (23)

New York Bowery Ballroom (24)

Chicago Subterranean (26)

Minneapolis 7th St Entry (28)

Madison High Noon Saloon (29)

Buffalo Big Orbits Sound Lab (May 1)

Toronto Lee’s Palace (2)

Montreal Cabaret (3)

Burlington Higher Ground Lounge (5)

Cambridge Middle East (6)

San Francisco Pop Scene (22)

Los Angeles Troubadour (24)

Portland Doug Fir Lounge (28)

Vancouver Richards on Richards (29)

Seattle Neumo’s (30)

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