Mumford & Sons announce summer tour
Monday, April 13, 2015
– Mumford & Sons announced tour June and August tour dates for North America.
The tour will support "Wilder Man," the band's disc, which comes out May .
June 2 - Brooklyn, NY - Coney Island - MCU Park
June 5/6 *Gentlemen of the Road Stopover in Seaside Heights, NJ*
- w/Alabama Shakes, The Flaming Lips, Jenny Lewis and more.
June 8 - Mansfield, MA - Xfinity Center
June 10 - Columbia, MD - Merriweather Post Pavilion
June 11 - Raleigh, NC - Walnut Creek Ampitheatre
June 13 - Manchester, TN - Bonnaroo Music Festival
June 15 - Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON - The Commons at Butler's Barracks
June 16 - Clarkson, MI - DTE Energy Music Theater
June 17 - Chicago, IL - Montrose Beach & Park
June 19/20 *Gentlemen of the Road Stopover in Waverly, IA*
- w/ My Morning Jacket, The Flaming Lips, Jenny Lewis and more.
Aug. 7 - San Francisco, CA - Outside Lands Music Festival
Aug. 9 - Squamish, BC - Squamish Music Festival
Aug. 11 - Edmonton, AB - Rexall Place
Aug. 12 - Calgary, AB - Scotiabank Saddledome
Aug. 14/15 *Gentlemen of the Road Stopover in Walla Walla, WA*
- w/ Foo Fighters, The Flaming Lips, Jenny Lewis and more
Aug. 21/22 *Gentlemen of the Road Stopover in Salida, CO*
- w/ The Flaming Lips, Jenny Lewis, The Vaccines and more.
The Maccabees and an unnamed special guest will open the June shows. The August shows feature The Vaccines and Jack Garratt.
Tickets for headline shows go on sale at 10 a.m. local time on Friday April 17 at mumfordandsons.com. Tickets for the Gentlemen Of The Road Stopovers are on sale now.
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