Kings of Leon announce North American tour

We Are Scientists will provide main support

Kings Of Leon have announced a tour of North America to coincide with the release of their forthcoming album ‘Only By The Night’, scheduled to be released in September.

In addition, the band have announced an intimate show at New York’s Webster Hall on September 23 to celebrate the release of the record, which comes out that day.

We Are Scientists will provide main support on all dates except Webster Hall, with The Whigs and The Stills sharing opening duties.

The first single from the album ‘Sex On Fire’ comes out via iTunes next week, and is currently streaming on Myspace and on the band’s official website.

From September 1, the band will upload a video each day to their website that documents the making of the new album. A total of 23 videos will feature, one for each day leading up to the album’s release.

Meanwhile, the band will perform at All Points West in New Jersey this Saturday (August 9).

The dates are:

New York, NY Webster Hall (September 23)

Las Vegas, NVThe Joint (October 11)

San Diego, CAHouse of Blues (12)

Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theatre (15)

San Francisco, CA Warfield Theatre (17, 18)

Seattle, WA Paramount Theatre (20)

Portland, OR Schnitzer Hall (21)

Denver, CO The Fillmore Auditorium (23)

Austin, TX Austin Music Hall (25)

Oklahoma City, OK Bricktown Events Center (26)

Houston, TX Verizon Wireless Theater (28)

Dallas, TX Palladium Ballroom (29)

Chicago, IL Aragon Ballroom (31)

Minneapolis, MN Orpheum Theatre (November 1)

St. Louis, MO The Pageant (3)

Milwaukee, WIThe Eagles Ballroom (5)

Toronto, ONT Kool Haus (7)

Detroit, MI The Fillmore (8)

Washington, DC DAR Constitution Hall (10)

Boston, MA Orpheum Theatre (12)

Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory Ballroom (15)

Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle (18)

Nashville, TN Nashville Municipal Auditorium (19)

–By our New York staff.

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