Animal Collective announce world tour

The spring dates come following news of the band’s new album ‘Painting With’.

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After revealing new album ‘Painting With’ and it’s springy lead track ‘FloriDada’ last week, Animal Collective have now announced a world tour.

The mammoth run includes two (!) U.S. runs, as well as a quick trip to the UK for dates in London and Manchester. It comes following last week’s news of ‘Painting With’, the follow-up to their last album ‘Centipede Hz.’ - that’s due February. Support will come from Ratking, GFOTY and Kaitlyn Smith at various point - full info below.

We recently had a quick chat with Animal Collective regarding the making of ‘Painting With’ - preview that here, or pick up a copy of the new mag for more.

FEBRUARY
19 Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer*
20 Portsmouth, NH - 3S Artspace *
22 Boston, MA - Royale Boston *
23 New York, NY - Irving Plaza *
26 Columbus, OH - Newport Music Hall *
27 Chicago, IL - Concord Music Hall *
28 Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue *

MARCH
01 Denver, CO - Ogden Theatre *
02 Salt Lake City, UT - The Depot *
04 Seattle, WA - Neptune *
05 Portland, OR - Roseland Theater *
07 Oakland, CA - Fox Theater *
08 Los Angeles, CA - The Fonda Theatre *
11-13 Phoenix, AZ - McDowell Mountain Music Festival

APRIL
01 Brussels, Belgium - Le Botanique Orangerie ^
02 The Hague, Netherlands - Rewire Festival
04 Hamburg, Germany - Uebel & Gefahrlich ^
05 Berlin, Germany - Postbahnhof ^
07 Milan, Italy - C2C Festival ^
08 Stans, Switzerland - Stanser Musiktage Festival
09 Paris, France - La Cigale ^
11 London, England - O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire ^
13 Manchester, England - Manchester Academy ^
28 Fayetteville, AR - George’s Majestic Lounge +
29 Austin, TX - Levitation

MAY
01 Tulsa, OK - Cain’s Ballroom +
03 St. Louis, MO - The Pageant +
04 Royal Oak, MI - Royal Oak Music Theatre +
06 Nashville, TN - Marathon Music Works +
07 Atlanta, GA - Buckhead Theatre +
08 Asheville, NC - Orange Peel +
10 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club +
13 Wilmington, DE - World Café Live at the Queen +
14 Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom +

(* = w/ Ratking, ^ = w/ GFOTY, + = w/ Kaitlyn Smith)

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