Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The Charlatans UK tour North America next month

The Charlatans UK's North American tour kicks off at Fun Fun Fun Festin Austin on Nov. 7 and wraps up in Mexico City at the Corona Capital City Festival on Nov. 22.

Portland’s Eyelids will be supporting The Charlatans on the U.S. tour dates (see below). The band features former and current members of Decemberists, Guided By Voices and Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks.

In advance of their North American dates, The Charlatans share a video of their classic track “Sproston Green” shot by Luke Thompson at their sold-out Summer In The City show from Castlefield Bowl in Manchester, England on July 4th, 2015. Watch HERE.

The band released their 12th studio album, Modern Nature, in January. Their singles, “So Oh”, “Come Home Baby”, “Let The Good Times” were all A listed at 6 Music on UK radio. 

Following their sold out UK tour in March, the band were booked to appear on Later... .With Jools Holland in April. The Charlatans are also nominated for best album and Tim Burgess for “Indie Hero” at The AIM Awards that will be held in October.

Modern Nature was produced by The Charlatans and Jim Spencer and mixed by Craig Silvey (Arcade Fire, Portishead). The album features contributions from their three temporary drummers - Pete Salisbury of The Verve, Stephen Morris of New Order and Gabriel Gurnsey of DFA's avant-disco group Factory Floor, Kate Bush’s backing singers Melanie Marshall and Sandra Marvin, strings by Sean O’ Hagan and brass courtesy of Dexys’ Big Jim Paterson.

Tour dates:

Nov 07 Austin, TX @ Fun Fun Fun Fest *
Nov 09 Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Ballroom*
Nov 10 New York, NY @ Webster Hall*
Nov 12 Washington DC @ Howard*
Nov 13 Chicago, IL @ House of Blues*
Nov 15 Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda*
Nov 16 San Francisco, CA @ The Regency*
Nov 18 Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades*
Nov 19 Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom*
Nov 22 Mexico City, MX @ Corona Capital Festival
*w/ Eyelids supporting 

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