Monsters Of Folk to hit the road in North America

Conor Oberst, Jim James side-project will tour together this fall

Monsters Of Folk have announced a fall tour of North America, kicking off October 13 in Vancouver.

As previously reported, the band, which is comprised of My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, Bright EyesConor Oberst and Mike Mogis, and singer/songwriter M. Ward, are giving away the first single from their forthcoming album. The band are previewing the track ‘Say Please’ via their website. In order to download it, visitors simply need to enter the word “please”.

They are set to release their self-titled debut album in the US on September 22 via Shangri-La.


For the outing, Monsters Of Folk will partner with Air Traffic Control, a resource for musicians’ philanthropic and social change work, to donate monies raised from ticket sales. The band will be donating $1 from every ticket sold on the tour to local non-profits.

Pre-sale tickets for the US and Canada shows will be available beginning July 28, followed by the public on-sale beginning July 31.

The dates are:

Vancouver, BC Orpheum (13)
Portland, OR Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall (14)
Seattle, WA Paramount Theatre (15)
Oakland, CA Fox Theater (17)
Los Angeles, CA The Greek Theatre (18)
San Diego, CA Spreckels Theatre (20)
Phoenix, AZ Orpheum Theater (21)
Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Bowl (22)
Omaha, NE Holland Center (28)
Minneapolis, MN Orpheum Theatre (29)
Chicago, IL Auditorium Theatre (30)
Louisville, KY Louisville Palace Theatre (31)
Toronto, ON Massey Hall (November 2)
Boston, MA The Orpheum (November 3)
New York, NY United Palace (6)
New York, NY Beacon Theater (8)
Philadelphia, PA Academy of Music (9)

–By our New York staff.
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