COLIN MELOY, BEN GIBBARD, & TheC0rkD0rk
Colin Meloy & Ben Gibbard

Death Cab For Cutie are going on tour this Fall with Ted Leo & The Pharmacists, VMA favorites OK Go, and Jenny Lewis & The Watson Twins (but not all at the same shows). There's a presale. Ted Leo is also playing DC this Thursday, The Touch & GO Festival this weekend, and Austin City Limits. Jenny is also playing a bunch of shows before Death Cab get to her. All dates by everyone, more links, and related news, below....

TED LEO | TOUR DATES
09-07-06 Washington, DC The Tavern at American University (tix)
09-08-06 Chicago, IL Hideout Block Party
09-12-06 Memphis, TN Hi Tone Cafe
09-13-06 New Orleans, LA House of Blues - The Parish
09-15-06 Austin, Tx Zilker Park AUSTIN CITY LIMITS FESTIVAL
09-16-06 Houston, TX Walters
10-24-06 Northhampton, MA Pearl Street Ballroom
11-22-06 Jack Rabbit's Jacksonville FL
11-23-06 Village Tavern Mt Pleasant SC
11-24-06 The Grey Eagle Asheville NC
11-25-06 Starr Hill Charlottesville VA

Ted is also DJing with Dave Lerner and Supersystem at Rodan in Chicago on Sat 9/9 after the T&G fest.

Pitchfork highlights albums from Touch & Go's 25 years.

DEATH CAB & TED LEO | TOUR DATES
10-26-06 Upper Darby, PA Tower Theater
10-27-06 Rochester, NY Auditorium Theater
10-28-06 Ottawa, ON Civic Center
10-30-06 Toronto, ON Massey Hall
11-01-06 Montreal, PQ Metropolis
11-02-06 Boston, MA The Opera House
11-04-06 Providence, RI Providence Performing Arts
11-06-06 Washington, DC DAR Constitution Hall
11-08-06 New York, NY Theater at Madison Square
11-10-06 Norfolk, VA Norva
11-11-06 Ice Garden Arena Belle Vernon, PA
11-13-06 PromoWest Pavilion Columbus, OH
11-14-06 Murat Theatre Indianapolis, IN
11-15-06 Louisville Palace Theatre Louisville, KY
11-16-06 BJCC Concert Hall Birmingham, AL
11-17-06 Fox Theatre Atlanta, GA
11-18-06 Littlejohn Coliseum - Clemson, SC
11-19-06 U of Central Florida Orlando, FL
11-20-06 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL

Stereogum has lots of random Death Cab News.

DEATH CAB & OK GO | TOUR DATES
11-26-06 Eagles Ballroom Milwaukee, WI
11-27-06 The Pageant
11-28-06 Orpheum Theatre - Memphis, TN
11-29-06 Republic New Orleans , LA
11-30-06 Hobby Center - Sarofim Hall Houston, TX 77002

DEATH CAB & JENNY LEWIS | TOUR DATES
12-02-06 Mesa Amphitheatre Mesa, AZ 85201
12-03-06 The Joint Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas, NV (Opener TBA, maybe not Jenny)
12-05-06 Bren Events Center Irvine, CA 92697
12-06-06 Arlington Theatre Santa Barbara, CA 93101
12-09-06 Key Arena Seattle, CA 98109

JENNY LEWIS & THE WATSON TWINS | 2006 TOUR DATES
Fri 09.29.06 Salt Lake City, UT Kilby Court
Sat 09.30.06 Denver, CO The Fillmore w/ North Mississippi Allstars
Sun 10.01.06 Omaha, NE Sokol Auditorium
Tue 10.03.06 Milwaukee, WI Pabst Theatre
Wed 10.04.06 Chicago, IL Vic Theatre
Thu 10.05.06 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
Fri 10.06.06 Detroit, MI St. Andrews Hall
Sat 10.07.06 Toronto, ONT Trinity St. Paul Church
Sun 10.08.06 Buffalo, NY Center for the Arts
Mon 10.09.06 Boston, MA Berklee Performance Center
Tue 10.10.06 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of Living Arts
Thu 10.12.06 New York, NY Town Hall
Fri 10.13.06 New York, NY Town Hall
Sat 10.14.06 Northampton, MA Academy of Music
Sun 10.15.06 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
Tue 10.17.06 Nashville, TN Cannery Ballroom
Thu 10.19.06 Tampa, FL Tampa Theatre
Fri 10.20.06 Orlando, FL The Club @ Firestone
Sat 10.21.06 New Orleans, LA House of Blues
Mon 10.23.06 Austin, TX Stubbs BBQ
Tue 10.24.06 Tulsa, OK Cain's Ballroom
Wed 10.25.06 Fort Worth, TX Ridglea Theatre
Mon 10.30.06 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore

OK Go are also touring the UK with Motion City Soundtrack this month.

And here's the video of Ben Gibbard and Colin Meloy singing a Blur song together at the 826NYC benefit in Seattle...

(thx Jeff and Klaus and all)