Today, Leeds band Kaiser Chiefs will begin their June tour dates, which will make stops along the east coast and Midwest in Minneapolis, Chicago, New York and Washington DC among other cities. They also announced today that they will be back again in September for a west coast run of dates, including stops in Seattle, San Francisco and Austin among others – see full routing below for more information. Howler will provide support on select dates. Tickets for all shows will be available on June 13th.
The band released their fifth album, Education, Education, Education & War on April 1st 2014 via ATO Records. It has been the band’s most successful album since 2007’s Yours Truly, Angry Mob, it has reached Gold in the UK and has been in the Top 20 there for the past 10 weeks.
Watch the video for single “Coming Home"
Watch their newest video for “Meanwhile Up in Heaven”
The band will be busy this summer on a global run of summer festivals including Glastonbury (UK), V Festivals (UK), Rock Am Ring (Germany), Primavera Low Festival (Spain) and Lowlands (Netherlands) among many others.
While the band was in LA in February 2014, Last Call With Carson Daly came out to tape their sold out show at the El Rey – PRESS HERE to watch the video of their performance for song “Misery Company.”
Kaiser Chiefs are one of the most successful rock bands of the last decade. They have released 5 albums which have amassed millions of sales worldwide. Ricky Wilson, the band’s front-man, was a coach on the UK’s version of the wildly popular, TV show The Voice, alongside Will.I.Am, Kylie Minogue & Sir Tom Jones which airs there on BBC ONE.
Kaiser Chiefs US Tour Dates
*New dates in BOLD
# Howler supporting
6/10 Pittsburgh, PA @ Three River Arts Festival
6/11 Louisville, KY @ Mercury Ballroom
6/13 Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
6/14 Chicago, IL @ Taste of Randolph Festival
6/15 Detroit, MI @ St. Andrew’s Hall
6/17 Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
6/18 Washington, D.C. @ 9:30 Club
6/20 New York, NY @ Webster Hall
6/21 Dover, DE @ Firefly Festival
6/22 Saratoga Springs, NY @ Vapor
9/16 Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom#
9/17 Seattle, WA @ Showbox Theatre#
9/19 San Francisco, CA @ Regency Ballroom#
9/21 San Diego, CA @ House of Blues#
9/23 Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theatre#
9/25 Austin, TX @ Stubb’s#