Kings of Leon recently announced a tour and, weirdly enough, it was since revealed that Deerhunter will be opening. A half-empty arena probably isn't the best place to see Deerhunter, but it does make a KoL tour sound a little more appealing.

The NYC show, as mentioned, is on January 20 at Madison Square Garden (not Deerhunter's first time at The Garden). Tickets for the tour go on sale Friday (10/21) at 10 AM local time with a Citi presale starting Tuesday (10/18) at 10 AM.

A nicer way to see Deerhunter is headlining a much smaller venue like Webster Hall, which they'll do on Monday (10/24) on their tour with Jock Gang and New Zealand's Flying Nun-signed Aldous Harding. Tickets for that show are still available.

Updated Deerhunter dates are listed below.

Deerhunter -- 2016/2017 Tour Dates
Oct 17 Urban Lounge Salt Lake City, UT^
Oct 18 Gothic Theatre Englewood, CO^
Oct 19 The Blue Note Columbia, MO^
Oct 20 First Avenue Minneapolis, MN^
Oct 21 Metro Chicago, IL^
Oct 22 Musica Akron, OH^
Oct 23 Music Farm Columbia Columbia, SC^
Oct 24 Webster Hall New York, NY^
Oct 25 Baltimore Soundstage Baltimore, MD^
Jan 10 George Theare Athens GA%
Jan 11 Bijou Theatre Knoxville TN$
Jan 12 National Harbor Oxon Hill, MD*
Jan 13 TD Garden Boston, MA*
Jan 16 Air Canada Centre Toronto, Canada*
Jan 19 Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia, PA*
Jan 20 Madison Square Garden New York, NY*
Jan 22 Fox Theatre Detroit, MI*
Jan 23 United Center Chicago, IL*
Jan 25 1stBANK Center Broomfield, CO*
Jan 28 The Forum Los Angeles, CA*

^ - w/ Jock Gang, Aldous Harding
% - w/ Palm
$ - w/ Palm, Jock Gang
* - opening for Kings of Leon

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