Mikal Cronin @ Saki Records earlier this month (more by Kirstie Shanley)
As discussed, Mikal Cronin will release his second solo album, MCII, on May 7 via new home Merge Records. He's revealed one track from the LP so far, called "Shout It Out," which you can stream at the bottom of this post. Preorder a copy of MCII via Merge's webstore.
Mikal will be heading out on a North American tour in support of MCII in late-May. That tour includes a performance at the Empty Bottle on June 11.
Ticketing information for the Chicago show is forthcoming, but check Ticketweb for updates.
UPDATE: Tickets go on sale TODAY (Wednesday, February 27) at 3PM CST.
All Mikal Cronin tour dates and a stream of "Shout It Out" are below...
Mikal Cronin - "Shout It Out"
Mikal Cronin -- 2013 Tour Dates
Mar 14 - Mar 16 Austin TX SXSW
May 23 San Diego, CA The Casbah
May 24 Los Angeles, CA The Echo
May 25 San Francisco, CA The Rickshaw Stop
June 6 Portland, OR Mississippi Studios
June 7 Seattle, WA Tractor Tavern
June 8 Missoula, MT Old Beck VFW Post 209
June 10 Minneapolis, MN 7th Street Entry
June 11 Chicago, IL- Empty Bottle
June 13 - 15 Toronto, ON Silver Dollar (NXNE Festival)
June 16 Montreal, Quebec La Divan Orange
June 17 Boston, MA Great Scott
June 18 Philly, PA Kung Fu Necktie
June 20 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom
June 21 Washington DC Comet Ping Pong
June 22 Asheville, NC Emerald Lounge
June 23 Atlanta, GA The Earl
June 24 Nashville, TN The Stone Fox
June 26 Dallas, TX Club Dada
June 27 Austin, TX Mohawk Inside
June 28 Marfa, TX Padre's
June 29 Tucson, AZ Club Congress