2:54 at BV-SXSW 2012 (more by Tim Griffin)
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UK rock duo 2:54 have joined the ranks of Jacques Greene, John Talabot, and Chairlift, as the newest band to be added as an opener to The xx's North American tour. 2:54 will be supporting the band in mid-October, right before the run with Chairlift starts.

It's on that final leg where The xx will return to NYC for shows at The Paradise Theater on October 26 and 28 (tickets), and while 2:54 won't support on those dates, they'll play their own NYC shows around the same time: October 24 at Knitting Factory and October 25 at Mercury Lounge. Tickets for the Knit show are on sale now and tickets for the Merc show go on sale Friday, August 31 at noon with an AmEx presale starting Wednesday (8/29) at noon.

2:54 recently made a video for their song, "Sugar." You can check that out, along with a list of all dates, below.

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2:54 - "Sugar"

2:54 -- 2012 Tour Dates
8/24 Leeds Festival
8/26 Reading Festival
8/29 Greenville Festival, Berlin
8/31 End of the Road Festival
9/4 Admiralplast, Berlin !
9/6 Cirque D'Hiver, Paris !
9/7 Bestival
9/10 Shepherds Bush Empire !
9/11 Coal Exchange, Cardiff !
9/12 Usher Hall, Edinburgh !
9/17 Bitterzoet, Amsterdam
9/18 Gebaude 9, Cologne
9/19 Hall (Ex-Teufal), Heidelberg
9/20 Reeperbahn Festival, Hamburg
10/12 Hollywood, CA - Hollywood Palladium !
10/13 Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Forever Cemetery !
10/16 Salt Lake City, UT - The Complex !
10/17 Boulder, CO - Boulder Theater !
10/19 Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue & 7th Street Entry !
10/20 Chicago, IL - The Congress Theater !
10/21 Milwaukee, WI - Pabst Theater !
10/22 Toronto, ON - The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern
10/24 Brooklyn, NY - Knitting Factory
10/25 New York, NY - The Mercury Lounge

! = w/ The xx