After making the rounds to numerous festivals across the US, the UK, and Europe this summer and fall, London trio The xx will make a final tour of North America beginning September 22, according to an announcement posted June 22 by the band's label, XL Recordings.
The group, which has followed an intense touring schedule since the release of its debut album xx in 2009, has alerted fans that the newly announced North American dates will likely be followed by a long break in touring.
Romy Madley Croft, Oliver Sim, and Jamie Smith begin the North American outing on September 22 in Los Angeles and end with a show in Dallas on October 9. Opening all shows other than the Austin City Limits gig will be Los Angeles experimental rock group Warpaint.
North American tour dates:
22: Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Palladium
23: Oakland, CA - Fox Theatre
25: Seattle, WA - Paramount Theatre
29: Toronto, Ontario - Massey Hall
1: Montreal, Quebec - Place des Arts Maisonneuve
2: New York, NY - United Palace
4: Philadelphia, PA - Merriam Theater
5: Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
6: Atlanta, GA - Taberbacle
8: Austin, TX - Austin City Limits
9: Dallas, TX - Granada Theater
The band is currently readying a set at the Glastonbury Festival, which runs from June 23 through 27, and will continue with international festival appearances throughout July and August, ending with a performance at Bestival on the Isle of Wight.
The xx formed in 2005, originally as a four-piece group, and earned widespread recognition with its 2009 debut album, which was named among the best albums of the year by NME, Pitchfork, and Rolling Stone.