Blitzen Trapper Announces Headlining Tour

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Headlining a tour might be new to the experimental folkies in Blitzen Trapper, but at least the six-piece band from Portland knows how to do it right. Rather than play a few forgettable dates here and there over the last year, the band has saved all its energy for a massive North American tour that kicks off in late February and will continue through the spring. Joining them on the road will be Fleet Foxes, a new band from Seattle, as well as Grand Archives, Beach House, Papercuts, and Mahjongg.

No date has been announced for the band's fourth full-length, set for release on Sub Pop. In the meantime, you can head to one of these shows, where a six-song, tour-only EP will be exclusively available for sale.

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Tour Dates
02/22 Seattle, WA: Univ. of Washington #
02/28 San Francisco, CA: Bottom of the Hill*
02/29 Los Angeles, CA: Troubadour*+
03/01 San Diego, CA: Casbah*
03/02 Phoenix, AZ: Modified*
03/04 Denton, TX: Hailey's*
03/05 Houston, TX: Walter's on Washington*
03/06 Hattiesburg, MS: Thirsty Hippo %
03/07 Tallahassee, FL: The Beta Bar*
03/08 Everglades National Park, FL: Langerado Festival
03/09 Jacksonville, FL: The Eclipse*
03/11 Birmingham, AL: BottleTree*
03/13 - 3/15 Austin, TX: SXSW
03/16 Norman, OK: The Opolis*
03/17 Columbia, MO: Mojos*&
03/19 Nashville, TN: Exit In*
03/20 Atlanta, GA: Drunken Unicorn*
03/21 Columbia, SC: New Brookland Tavern*
03/22 Asheville, NC: Grey Eagle*
03/23 Chapel Hill, NC: Local 506*
03/25 Washington, DC: Black Cat*
03/26 Philadelphia, PA: Johnny Brenda's*
03/27 Cambridge, MA: Middle East*
03/29 New York, NY: Bowery Ballroom*
03/30 Worcester, MA: Clark University*
04/01 Montreal, PQ: La Salla Rossa*
04/02 Toronto, ON: El Mocambo*
04/03 Buffalo, NY: Mohawk Place*
04/04 Cleveland, OH: The Grog Shop*
04/05 Detroit, MI: The Magic Stick*
04/06 Chicago, IL: Schubas*
04/08 Madison, WI: High Noon Saloon (early show 6pm)*
04/09 Minneapolis, MN: 7th Street Entry*
04/10 Grinnell, IA: Grinnell College*
04/11 Omaha, NE: The Slowdown*
04/12 Lawrence, KS: Jackpot*
04/14 Denver, CO: Hi-Dive*
04/15 Salt Lake City, UT: Urban Lounge*
04/17 Vancouver, BC: Media Club*
04/18 Seattle, WA: Neumo's*
04/19 Portland, OR: Holocene*

# with Menomena
* with Fleet Foxes
% with Beach House, Papercuts
+ with Grand Archives
& with Mahjongg