Tinariwen will release a new album called Tassili on August 30 via Anti- Records (pictured above). The album was recorded entirely acoustic with contributions from Tunde Adebimpe & Kyp Malone of TV on the Radio, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and Nels Cline of Wilco (who plays a show with Marc Ribot at LPR on June 15th).

Tinariwen will head out on a short North American tour in July which will hit the Winnipeg Folk Festival and the previously mentioned Highline Ballroom on July 20. Tickets are still on sale for that NYC show.

Tinariwen also play the Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival on July 21 at the Trumansburg Fairgrounds in Trumansburg, NY (which runs from July 21-24). There they share a bill with Donna the Buffalo, Court Yard Hounds, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Balkan Beat Box, Sammy Kershaw, Thomas Mapfumo & the Blacks Unlimited, John Brown's Body, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, and many others.

For Seun Kuti, the Trumansburg date is one day after he plays a free show at the Prospect Park Bandshell. Seun recently sent out an updated list of tour dates too, and a new video you can watch below.

Tinariwen collaborators TV on the Radio also recently expanded their upcoming tour dates, many of which are with Broken Social Scene who they play with at the Williamsburg Waterfront They also have a new video, as does BSS

The videos with all Seun & Tinariwen & TVOTR dates, below...

Tinariwen 2011 Tour Dates
July 7 Lincoln Hall Chicago, IL
July 8 Cedar Cultuaral Center Minneapolis, MN
July 9 Winnipeg Folk Festival Winnipeg, MB
July 10 Winnipeg Folk Festival Winnipeg, MB
July 12 Belly Up Solano Beach, CA
July 13 Troubadour Los Angeles, CA
July 14 Bimbos 365 Club San Francisco, CA
July 16 Neumo's Seattle, WA
July 17 Vancouver Folk Fest Vancouver
July 20 Highline Ballroom New York, NY
July 21 Grassroots Festival Trumansburg, NY

Seun Anikulapo Kuti & Egypt 80 -- 2011 Tour Dates

Seun Anikulapo Kuti & Egypt 80 -- 2011 Tour Dates
7/13 Belly Up - San Diego, CA
7/15 Grand Performances - Los Angeles, CA
7/16 Regency Ballroom - San Francisco, CA
7/17 Reggae On The River - Garberville, CA
7/20 Artown - Reno, NV
7/22 Celebrate Brooklyn - Brooklyn, NY
7/23 Grassroots Festival - Trumansburg, NY
7/24 Hillside Festival - Guelph, ON
7/29 Manuel Artime Theater - Miami, FL
7/30 Floydfest - Floyd, VA

TV on the Radio - "You"

TV on the Radio -- 2011 Tour Dates
7/17/11 Chicago, IL Union Park *Appearing at Pitchfork Music Festival
7/20/11 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom
7/21/11 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom
7/22/11 Portland, OR Edgefield
7/23/11 Seattle, WA The Capitol Hill Block Party
8/27/11 Kansas City, MO The Crossroads
8/28/11 St. Louis, MO Central Field @ Forest Park *Appearing at LouFest
8/30/11 Minneapolis, MN First Ave
8/31/11 Minneapolis, MN First Ave
9/01/11 Milwaukee, WI Pabst Theatre
9/02/11 Detroit, MI St Andrews Hall
9/06/11 Boston, MA Bank of America Pavilion *
9/08/11 New York, NY Williamsburg Waterfront *
9/09/11 Philadelphia, PA Mann Centre *
9/12/11 Charlotte, NC The Fillmore Charlotte *
9/13/11 Atlanta, GA Tabernacle *
9/14/11 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium *
9/16/11 Dallas, TX House of Blues *
9/17/11 Austin, TX Zilker Park *Appearing at "Austin City Limits Music Festival"
9/18/11 Tulsa, OK Cain's Ballroom
9/20/11 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre *
9/21/11 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre *
9/25/11 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl +
9/27/11 Oakland, CA Fox Theatre
* w/ Broken Social Scene
+ w/ Arctic Monkeys

Broken Social Scene - Sweetest Kill

Broken Social Scene -- 2011 Tour Dates
07/01/11 Toronto, ON / Downsview Park
07/07/11 Winnipeg, MB / Shaw Park
07/09/11 Sudbury, ON / Northern Lights Festival
07/14/11 Edmonton, AB / Edmonton Northlands Grounds
07/29/11 Montreal, QC / Osheaga Festival
08/07/11 Dartmouth, NS / Alderney Landing
08/19/11 Salmon Arm, BC / Roots & Blues Festival
09/04/11 Seattle, WA / Bumbershoot Festival
09/06/11 Boston, MA / Bank Of American Pavilion ^
09/08/11 New York, NY / Waterfront ^
09/09/11 Philadelphia, PA / Mann Centre ^
09/12/11 Charlotte, NC / The Fillmore Charlotte ^
09/13/11 Atlanta, GA / Tabernacle ^
09/14/11 Nashville, TN / Ryman Auditorium ^
09/16/11 Dallas, TX / House Of Blues ^
09/18/11 Austin, TX / Austin City Limits
09/20/11 Denver, CO / Ogden Theatre ^
09/21/11 Denver, CO / Ogden Theatre ^

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