2012 Tour Dates: The Mountain Goats have revealed first leg of their fall 2012 tour dates behind their forthcoming album Transcendental Youth, which strikes shelves on October 2nd, 2012 in Richmond, Virginia via Merge Records.
Starting for the Mountain Goats will be Matthew E. White, who marks the horn planning for the band’s upcoming release, Transcendental Youth. Matthew E. White explains by Stereogum as “bringing together the warm, haunted tones of Terry Riley, Leonard Cohen and Dr. John, will be gig his debut album ‘Big Inner’ with a 9-piece band, and his horn section, in this special tour date, will join in the Mountain Goats’ set.
Before the 2012 fall tour kicks off, the Mountain Goats will play a covers and one-off set at the Hopscotch Music Festival on Sept. 7th in Raleigh, North Carolina. The program was executed prior this year at the Ecstatic Music Festival in NYC and at The Barbican in London.
Check out the Mountain Goats 2012 tour dates are as follows:
• 9/1 Livermore, CA @ Wente Vineyards Estate Winery
• 9/7 Raleigh, NC @ Fletcher Opera Theatre (Hopscotch Music Festival)
• 10/6 Durham, NC @ Reynolds Industries Theatre w/ Anonymous 4
• 10/9 Richmond, VA @ The National*
• 10/10 Baltimore, MD @ The Ottobar*
• 10/11 Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts*
• 10/14 Brooklyn @ Music Hall of Williamsburg*
• 10/15 New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom*
• 10/18 Boston @ House of Blues*
• 10/19 Ithaca, NY @ The Haunt*
• 10/20 Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theatre*
• 10/22 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Ladies Literary Club*
• 10/23 Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theatre*
• 10/24 Minneapolis, MN @ Varsity Theatre*
• 10/26 Iowa City, IA @ The Blue Moose TapHouse*
• 10/27 Chicago, IL @ Vic Theatre*
• The Dodos
• Matthew E. White
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