Blitzen TrapperBlitzen Trapper are playing SXSW, and headlining Bowery Ballroom on March 29th.

The band also signed to Sub Pop, who will be releasing the band's fourth LP (no street date available just yet). To kick off 2008, the band has planned its first headlining tour of the US

Seattle band Fleet Foxes open. All dates below..

Blitzen Trapper - 2008 Tour Dates
2/22 Seattle, WA Univ. of Washington #
2/28 San Francisco, CA Bottom of the Hill*
2/29 Los Angeles, CA Troubadour*+
3/01 San Diego, CA Casbah*
3/02 Phoenix, AZ Modified*
3/04 Denton, TX Hailey's*
3/05 Houston, TX Walter's on Washington*
3/06 Hattiesburg, MS Thirsty Hippo %
3/07 Tallahassee, FL The Beta Bar*
3/08 Everglades National Park, FL Langerado Festival
3/09 Jacksonville, FL The Eclipse*
3/11 Birmingham, AL BottleTree*
3/13 - 3/15 Austin, TX SXSW
3/16 Norman, OK The Opolis*
3/17 Columbia, MO Mojos*&
3/19 Nashville, TN Exit In*
3/20 Atlanta, GA Drunken Unicorn*
3/21 Columbia, SC New Brookland Tavern*
3/22 Asheville, NC Grey Eagle*
3/23 Chapel Hill, NC Local 506*
3/25 Washington, DC Black Cat*
3/26 Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda's*
3/27 Cambridge, MA Middle East*
3/29 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom*
3/30 Worcester, MA Clark University*
4/01 Montreal, PQ La Salla Rossa*
4/02 Toronto, ON El Mocambo*
4/03 Buffalo, NY Mohawk Place*
4/04 Cleveland, OH The Grog Shop*
4/05 Detroit, MI The Magic Stick*
4/06 Chicago, IL Schubas*
4/08 Madison, WI High Noon Saloon (early show 6pm)*
4/09 Minneapolis, MN 7th Street Entry*
4/10 Grinnell, IA Grinnell College*
4/11 Omaha, NE The Slowdown*
4/12 Lawrence, KS Jackpot*
4/14 Denver, CO Hi-Dive*
4/15 Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge*
4/17 Vancouver, BC Media Club*
4/18 Seattle, WA Neumo's*
4/19 Portland, OR Holocene*

# = w/ Menomena
* = w/ Fleet Foxes
% = w/ Beach House, Papercuts
+ = w/ Grand Archives
& = w/ Mahjongg