Posted in music | tour dates on May 31, 2012

Twin Shadow at BAM earlier this month (more by David Andrako)
Twin Shadow

As mentioned, Twin Shadow will release his sophomore LP, Confess, on July 10 via 4AD. You've heard the first single, "Five Seconds," and now Twin Shadow has just revealed that he'll give the video for that song a pretty interesting premiere. It's going to premiere in NYC on a Jumbotron in Times Square on June 18 and will be followed by a live Twin Shadow performance directly after.

According to a press release, the event is part of Art Takes Times Square, a program presented by Artists Wanted, Chashama, and Times Square Alliance, "to present artists from around the world in brilliant lights on a massive scale in one of the most iconic locations in the world."

Twin Shadow will also be supporting his new album on a tour which includes the previously discussed NYC show at Webster Hall on September 27. Since we first mentioned that tour, Swedish indie poppers Niki and the Dove were added as openers to a portion of it, including the Webster Hall show. Tickets for that show are still available.

You can catch Niki and the Dove, whose debut LP, Instinct is due out on August 7 via Sub Pop, in NYC even sooner when they play the previously mentioned Popgun Northside party at Glasslands on June 14 with Selebrities and Beacon. Tickets for that show are still available.

All dates are listed below...

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Twin Shadow -- 2012 Tour Dates
06/18 New York, NY Times Square
07/21 Seattle, WA Capitol Hill Block Party
07/27 Boston, MA Paradise
07/28 Montreal, Quebec Corona Theatre
07/30 Toronto, Ontario Lee's Palace
08/01 Pontiac, MI Crofoot Ballroom Pike Room
08/04 Chicago, IL Lollapalooza
08/06 Minneapolis, MN 7th Street Entry
08/08 Winnipeg, Manitoba Pyramid Cabaret
08/10 Calgary, Alberta Saits The Gateway
08/11 Vancouver, British Columbia Venue
08/14 Portland, OR Doug Fir Lounge
08/16 San Francisco, CA Great American Music Hall
08/18 Santa Barbara, CA Soho Restaurant & Music Club
08/22 San Diego, CA Casbah
08/24 Visalia, CA The Cellar Door
09/04 Phoenix, AZ The Crescent Ballroom
09/05 El Paso, TX Tricky Falls *
09/07 Denver, CO Bluebird Theater *
09/08 Omaha, NE Waiting Room *
09/09 Lawrence, KS The Granada Theatre*
09/11 Norman, OK Opolis *
09/13 Dallas, TX Trees *
09/14 Austin, TX The Mohawk *
09/16 Houston, TX Fitzgeralds *
09/17 McAllen, TX Cine El Rey*
09/18 Birmingham, AL Bottletree *
09/19 Atlanta, GA The Earl *
09/21 Asheville, NC Orange Peel*
09/23 Carrboro NC Cat's Cradle *
09/24 Washington DC Black Cat *
09/25 Philadelphia PA Union Transfer *
09/27 New York, NY Webster Hall *
* - w/ Niki and the Dove

Niki and the Dove -- 2012 Tour Dates
05/31/12 London Supporting Miike Snow, Brixton Academy United Kingdom
06/02/12 Krakow Burn selector Festival Poland
06/12/12 Reading Reading & Leeds United Kingdom
06/17/12 London Love Box, Victoria Park United Kingdom
06/19/12 Switzerland Montreux Jazz Festival Switzerland
06/23/12 Frankfurt Luften-Mouson Arts Music Festival Germany
06/24/12 Brooklyn Glasslands United States
06/27/12 Helsinki Garden Party Finland
06/28/12 Borlange Peace & Love Festival Sweden
06/29/12 Tromoy, Norway Hove Festival Norway
07/06/12 Roskilde Roskilde Festival Denmark
07/08/12 Canterbury Lounge On The Farm United Kingdom
07/14/12 Berlin Melt Festival France
07/20/12 Salacgriva Positivus Latvia
07/21/12 Cambridgshire Secret Garden Party United Kingdom
08/11/12 Hamburg Dockville Germany
08/16/12 St Polten Frequency Festival Austria
09/02/12 Seattle Bumbershoot United States *
09/05/12 El Paso Tricky Falls United States *
09/07/12 Denver Bluebird Theatre United States *
09/08/12 Omaha Waiting Room United States *
09/09/12 Lawrence The Granada Theatre United States *
09/11/12 Norman Opolis United States *
09/13/12 Dallas Trees United States *
09/13/12 Austin The Mohawk United States *
09/14/12 Austin The Mohawk United States *
09/16/12 Houston Fitzgeralds United States *
09/17/12 McAllen Cine El Rey United States *
09/18/12 Birmingham Bottletree United States *
09/19/12 Atlanta The Earl United States *
09/21/12 Asheville Orange Peel United States *
09/23/12 Carrboro Cat's Cradle United States *
09/24/12 Washington Black Cat United States *
09/25/12 Philadelphia Union Transfer United States *
09/27/12 New York Webster Hall United States *
* - w/ Twin Shadow

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Comments (12)

Times Square is the worst spot in all of NYC.
It's like some sort of NJ Mall on steroids filled with cops.

Posted by Anonymous | May 31, 2012 12:55 PM

that shadown in the picture doesn't look like him at all!

Posted by Anonymous | May 31, 2012 12:58 PM

^Pretty fitting place for this ass-clown to premiere a video then, huh?

Posted by Anonymous | May 31, 2012 12:58 PM

i really hope this album is good, but im doubtful

Posted by Anonymous | May 31, 2012 1:08 PM

^ First album was incredible. It will undoubtedly be hard to top.

Posted by Anonymous | May 31, 2012 1:10 PM

WHAT DOES GABE SPIERER THINK OF ALL THIS?

Posted by Anonymous | May 31, 2012 4:45 PM

^ I BELIEVE HE WOULD DEFER TO ROBBY MORRIS FOR AN OPINION.

Posted by Anonymous | May 31, 2012 5:22 PM

I can seriously see this guy date-raping someone.

Posted by Anonymous | May 31, 2012 7:01 PM

Damn it's really great to see that the guy from those Metro PCS commercials could form a musical career after those Metro PCS commercials stopped. "I love the new phone smell!" - Metro PCS Guy

Posted by Anonymous | May 31, 2012 7:26 PM

No Ohio dates!? I guess I understand. There's only 12 million people here. At least they're playing the densely populated Ohmaha, Nebraska, Norman, Oklahoma and Birmingham, Alabama. All perfectly logical. Ohio is not a big college state either.

Posted by Ronny Pudding | June 2, 2012 4:11 PM

Loved the first album! If this is just half as good it will still be killer.

Posted by Anonymous | June 3, 2012 11:32 AM

No Ohio dates!? I guess I understand. There's only 12 million people here. At least they're playing the densely populated Ohmaha, Nebraska, Norman, Oklahoma and Birmingham, Alabama. All perfectly logical. Ohio is not a big college state either.

Posted by Amandahsh | January 22, 2013 9:04 AM

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