The band announce their first tour of 2004...

THE STROKES have confirmed details of a North American tour.

The group will play the shows in March and April this year in support of their second album ’Room On Fire’. NME.COM understands that UK shows are also in the pipeline, including high profile festival appearances in the summer.

The confirmed dates so far are: Washington Nation (March 9)

Norfolk NorVa (10)

North Myrtle Beach House of Blues (12)

Charlotte Grady Cole Center (13)

Lake Buena Vista House of Blues (15)

Miami Beach The Mansion (16)

Mexico City Sports Palace (19)

Houston Verizon Wireless Theater (21)

Austin Austin Music Hall (23)

Oklahoma Coca-Cola Bricktown Event Center (24)

El Paso Club XCape (26)

Tempe Marquee Theatre (28)

San Diego Soma (30)

Universal City Universal Amphitheatre (April 2)

Seattle Paramount Theatre (12)

Portland Roseland Theater (15)

Denver Fillmore Auditorium (20)

Madison Orpheum Stage Door Theatre (22)

Chicago Aragon Ballroom (23)

Minneapolis First Avenue (25)

The band’s next single, ’Reptilia’, is out in the UK on February 9.