Upcoming Tour Dates! Janelle Monae & Of Montreal

That’s right – we’re doing it and we couldn’t be more excited.   The W.A.S and Of Montreal families are joining forces to put on hell of a circus show. Something your eyes have yet to smell and something your ears have yet to see…  You feel us?

Check out a snippet from the highlight on pitchfork.com.

Hope to see you on the road!

Theatrical Georgia-based art freaks of Montreal and Janelle Monáe have been very public mutual admirers for a while now. Of Montreal showed up on Monáe’s BNM’edalbum The ArchAndroid to hijack a track, Monáe will show up twice on of Montreal’s forthcoming LP False Priest, and of Montreal invited Monáe onstage to moonwalk atlast year’s Lollapalooza. They’ve toured together before, but Of Montreal and Monáewill hit the road for a joint trek this fall.

Talking to Pitchfork last month, of Montreal frontman Kevin Barnes revealed some ambitious plans for this tour: “We’re going to marry the two shows together, in a way. It doesn’t feel like you go see a band, and there’s a pause, and there’s another pause, and then it’s over. We want to control the environment from right when the doors open, and have performance art and video performances and so many different levels of artistic stimulation that would go on throughout the whole night, so there’s never a moment where there’s house music or boring lighting. We want to transform the venues each night, so it becomes this exceptional experience for everyone.”

Before the tour kicks off, of Montreal will play a few shows, and Monáe will hit some festivals. Dates below.

And in other of Montreal news, the band’s “Coquet Coquette” digital single is out now, and it includes remixes from Starfucker and Yip Deceiver.

Of Montreal / Janelle Monáe:

09-13 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
09-14 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
09-15 Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
09-16 Boston, MA – House of Blues
09-17 New York, NY – Terminal 5
09-18 New York, NY – Terminal 5
09-19 Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
09-21 Covington, KY – Madison Theatre
09-22 Urbana, IL – Canopy Club
09-23 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
09-24 Milwaukee, WI – Pabst Theatre
09-26 Nashville, TN – Cannery Ballroom
10-21 St. Louis, MO – Pageant
10-22 Omaha, NE – Sokol Auditorium
10-23 Lawrence, KS – Liberty Hall
10-24 Denver, CO – The Ogden Theater
10-25 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
10-27 Seattle, WA – The Paramount
10-28 Portland, OR – Roseland
10-30 Los Angeles, CA – Palladium
11-01 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theatre
11-02 Dallas, TX – The Granada Theatre
11-03 Austin, TX – East Side Drive In
11-04 Houston, TX – Numbers
11-05 Oxford, MS – The Lyric

Of Montreal:

07-25 Jackson, MI – Land of Nod Experiment
07-30 Montreal, Quebec – Osheaga Festival
07-31 Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
08-02 Asheville, NC – Orange Peel
08-07 Lake Worth, FL – Lake Worth-it / Bryant Park (Kevin Barnes solo)
10-03 Dublin, Ireland – Tripod
10-04 Glasgow, England – QMU
10-05 Manchester, England – Academy 2
10-06 London, England – Koko
10-07 Paris, France – Cigale
10-08 Lille, France – Grand Mix
10-09 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Melkweg Max
10-10 Berlin, Germany – Admiralspalast (Studio)
10-12 Stockholm, Sweden – Debaser
10-13 Oslo, Norway – Rockefeller
10-14 Copenhagen, Denmark – Amager Bio
10-15 Brussels, Belgium – Botanique / Orangerie
10-31 Tucson, AZ – The Rialto
11-06 Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse
11-07 Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse

Janelle Monáe:

07-08 Hultsfred, Sweden – Hultsfred Festival
07-09 Berlin, Germany – Bread & Butter Festival
07-23 Hartford, CT – Bushnell Park Performance Pavilion
07-25 San Francisco, CA – All Shook Down Festival
08-04 Raleigh, NC – Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion ^
08-06 Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre ^
08-07 Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion *
08-08 Atlanta, GA – Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood
08-15 San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands Festival
08-21 Tallahassee, FL – Florida State University
10-29-31 New Orleans, LA – Voodoo Music Festival

^ Lilith Fair
* with Erykah Badu, the Roots, Common, B.o.B., Chuck Brown

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2 responses

  1. No San Francisco or Oakland?
    Damn.

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