Elbow Announces North American Tour Dates

“Seldom Seen” Band to Open For Coldplay and to Headline Select Dates

May 13, 2009 Bookmark and Share


Recent Mercury Prize winners Elbow are heading to North America as an opening-act for fellow countrymen, Coldplay.

In addition to their duties as openers, the band will headline stops in Los Angeles, Washington DC, and Atlanta in support of last year's critically-acclaimed Mercury Prize-winning album, The Seldom Seen Kid.

The band, who hail from Bury, England (near Manchester), was recently awarded their hometown’s prestigious Freedom of Bury award alongside fellow Bury native and Academy Award-winning director, Danny Boyle.

Dates:

7/22 - Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern *
7/25 - East Troy, WI Alpine Valley Music Theater
7/30 - Toronto, ON Rogers Centre (30)
8/1 - Montreal, QC Osheaga Music and Arts Festival
8/2 - Jersey City, NJ Liberty State Park- All Points West
8/3 - Mansfield, MA Comcast Center of Performing Arts
8/4 - Washington DC 9:30 Club (4)*
8/6 - Raleigh, NC Music Pavilion Walnut Creek
8/7 - Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
8/8 - Atlanta, GA Center Stage Theatre of Atlanta *
8/9 - Tampa, FL Ford Amphitheatre

* headlining

(http://www.elbow.co.uk)



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