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Mumford & Sons announce U.S. tour

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 – Mumford & Sons will tour the U.S. in August and September, the band announced today.

The tour starts Aug. 1 in Hoboken, N.J. and ends in Snowmass Village, Col. at the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Festival on Sept. 1.

The band is touring in advance of the release of its new disc this fall. The tour will go on pre-sale this Thursday, June 28, and general on-sale to the public will begin on Friday, June 29.

In August, Mumford & Sons will perform at its "Gentlemen of the Road" Stopovers, which quickly sold out after being announced. These one-day, outdoor events will take place at the Eastern Promenade in Portland, Maine; downtown Bristol, Va./Tenn.; Page Park in Dixon, Ill. and the Fairgrounds in Monterey, Cal.

Tour dates are:

Aug. 1 - Hoboken, NJ @ Pier A (No Fee Ticket)

Aug. 4 - Portland, ME @ Gentlemen of the Road Stopover

Aug. 6 - Providence, RI @ Providence Performing Arts Center

Aug. 7 - Canandaigua, NY @ Marvin Sands Performing Arts

Aug. 9 - Portsmouth, VA @ nTelos Wireless Pavilion

Aug. 11 - Bristol, VA @ Gentlemen of the Road Stopover

Aug. 13 - Louisville, KY @ Louisville Waterfront Park

Aug. 14 - Columbus, OH @ The LC Pavilion

Aug. 18 - Dixon, IL @ Gentlemen of the Road Stopover

Aug. 20 - Lincoln, NE @ Pinewood Bowl Theatre

Aug. 21 - Laramie, WY @ Gryphon Theatre

Aug. 22 - Magna, UT @ The Saltair

Aug. 25 - Monterey, CA @ Gentlemen of the Road Stopover

Aug. 28 - Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Sept. 1 - Snowmass Village, CO @ Jazz Aspen Snowmass Festival

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