EELS Announces U.S. and European Tour

EELS Announces U.S. and European Tour

Continuing the celebration of the release of their latest album The Deconstruction, EELSwill tour across the U.S. this spring, with a headline run kicking off April 21 in Boulder, CO with further shows in Minneapolis, Boston, Chicago, New York, Nashville and more. The band will then make their way to Europe for a summer run starting in Zurichon August 14. See below for full tour details, purchase tickets HERE. More dates TBA.

In a statement made during the press conference held on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall this morning EELS leader E said: "We did a shorter tour than usual this past summer, and they were the most fun, exciting shows ever. We need to bring the love and positive energy to some of the places we didn't get to last time. We know you're hurting. Help is on the way."

The Deconstruction continues to garner widespread critical praise including an in-depth interview with Terry Gross on NPR's Fresh Air. American Songwriter calls The Deconstruction "another expressive, rugged and diverse gem." Q Magazine declares the album "a captivating return from one of indie rock's most consistent songwriters," giving the album 4 stars. Likewise MOJO proclaims it "Gorgeous... another EELS album to treasure" in its 4 star review.

EELS have had one of the most consistently acclaimed careers in music. The ever-changing projects of principal singer/songwriter E (Mark Oliver Everett), EELS have released 11studio albums since their 1996 debut, Beautiful Freak. In 2008, E published his highly acclaimed book Things the Grandchildren Should Know and starred in the award-winning Parallel Worlds, Parallel Lives documentary about the search to understand his quantum physicist father, Hugh Everett III. EELS released their critically acclaimed The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett in 2014, and 2015 saw the release of the band's extraordinary seventh live album Live at Royal Albert Hall, recorded at the storied London venue and accompanied by a concert film. In the same year, the band's "Fresh Blood" served as the theme song to HBO's "The Jinx" and from 2016 to 2018 E appeared in Judd Apatow's Netflix original series "Love."


April 21-Denver, CO-Gothic Theatre

Apr 23-Minneapolis, MN-First Avenue

Apr 24-Milwaukee, WI-Turner Hall Ballroom

Apr 25-Chicago, IL-Thalia Hall

Apr 26-Detroit, MI-Majestic Theatre

Apr 27-Pittsburgh, PA-Mr. Smalls Theatre

Apr 29-Buffalo, NY-Town Ballroom

Apr 30-Boston, MA-The Wilbur

May 1-New York, NY-Irving Plaza

May 3-Nashville, TN-Cannery Ballroom

May 5-Dallas, TX-Canton Hall

May 6-Austin, TX-Emo's

May 8-Phoenix, AZ-The Van Buren

May 9-Santa Ana, CA-The Observatory

May 11-San Diego, CA-The Observatory North Park

May 12-Los Angeles, CA-The Theater at Ace Hotel

May 13-San Francisco, CA-The Regency Ballroom

May 14-Sacramento, CA-Crest Theatre


August 14-Zurich, Switzerland-X-TRA

August 15-Le Locle, Switzerland-Rock Altitude Festival

August 19-Nottingham, UK-Rock City

August 20-Southampton, UK-O2 Guildhall

August 21-London, UK-Hammersmith Apollo

August 24- Amsterdam, Netherlands-Once In A Blue Moon Festival

August 27-Copenhagen, Denmark-Grey Hall

August 28-Oslo, Norway-Rockefeller

August 29-Stockholm, Sweden-Debaser Medis

September 2-Milan, Italy-Circolo Magnolia

September 4-Linz, Austria-Posthof

September 6-Barcelona, Spain-Razzmatazz

September 8-Santiago de Compostela, Spain-Auditorio De Galicia

September 10-Lyon, France-Radiant

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