Japandroids began their first tour in three years in their hometown of Vancouver last night (10/5) at The Cobalt. It was their first of four consecutive shows at the venue. Before announcing the tour, Japandroids posted some in-studio pictures, and now it feels like we're one more step closer to a new album because... they played some new songs last night! They didn't stick to 100% to the written setlist, but here it is, four new songs included, followed by a video of one of the new songs:

That makes this tour even more exciting. As mentioned, it lands in NYC for two sold-out shows at Knitting Factory Brooklyn on October 28 & 29 with recently-added support from Greys. Updated dates are listed below.

Here are a few more pics and videos from last night:

Japandroids -- 2016 Tour Dates
10/06 – Vancouver, BC @ The Cobalt
10/07 – Vancouver, BC @ The Cobalt
10/08 – Vancouver, BC @ The Cobalt
10/11 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
10/15 – Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
10/20 – London, UK @ Birthdays
10/28 – Brooklyn, NY @ Knitting Factory
10/29 – Brooklyn, NY @ Knitting Factory
11/25 – Mexico City, MX @ Caradura
12/03 - Berry, AUS @ Fairgrounds Festival
12/04 - Fairbridge, AUS @ Disconnect Festival
12/06 - Melbourne, AUS @ The Tote
12/10 - Meredith, AUS @ Meredith Festival
12/13 Sydney, AUS @ Red Rattler