Ben Gibbard has just announced a fall 2012 North American tour in support of his first solo record. The album, Former Lives (Barsuk), is set for an October 16 release and the album art is below. The tour begins October 14 in Toronto, ON. Along the way Ben will hit Chicago, New York, DC, San Francisco, Los Angeles and more with the tour wrapping up in mid-November with soon-to-be-announced shows in his native Pacific Northwest. Special guests Advance Base and Damien Jurado will be joining the tour in opening slots. A complete list of dates is available below.
Pre-sale tickets for this tour are being held exclusively for the Death Cab for Cutie fan club beginning Wednesday, August 15 at 12 noon local venue time.
Please visit www.dcfcunion.com for more information on becoming a member of the DCFC Union Local #1138, or to log in to your account and gain access to the pre-sale. By buying tickets through our pre-sale, you will be able to get your tickets before anyone else as well as save money on service charges.
Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, August 17.
9/26 - BIG SUR, CA @ HENRY MILLER LIBRARY *
10/14 - TORONTO, ON @ THE DANFORTH MUSIC HALL #
11/1 - MINNEAPOLIS, MN @ ASSEMBLY HALL AT THE WOMEN’S CLUB # !
11/2 - CHICAGO, IL @ ATHENAEUM THEATRE # !
11/4 - SOMERVILLE, MA @ SOMERVILLE THEATER # !
11/5 - NEW YORK, NY @ TOWN HALL * !
11/7 - GLENSIDE, PA @ KESWICK THEATRE # !
11/8 - WASHINGTON, DC @ SIXTH & I HISTORIC SYNAGOGUE # !
11/10 - SAXAPAHAW, NC @ THE HAW RIVER BALLROOM # !
11/11 - ATLANTA, GA @ VARIETY PLAYHOUSE # !
11/13 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA @ PALACE OF FINE ARTS THEATRE % ^
11/14 - LOS ANGELES, CA @ WILSHIRE EBELL + ^
* Tickets on sale now
# Tickets On Sale 8/17
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! with special guest Advance Base
^ with special guest Damien Jurado