Keane Kicks Off US Tour in Portland, 1/8

Keane Kicks Off US Tour in Portland, 1/8

British rockers Keane will kick off a seventeen city 2013 tour of the U.S. in Portland, OR on January 8, 2013 (see below for complete itinerary). Youngblood Hawke will support on the U.S. trek (Atlanta and Minneapolis support to be confirmed). Exclusive fans pre-sale for all dates will begin at 10am local time on Wednesday, October 10th at General sale will begin Friday, October 12th (except Austin, which goes on sale on 19th October).

Keane will perform stateside in 2012 on the main stage at Miami’s UR1 Music & Art Festival at Bayfront Park Amphitheater on December 8th. Tickets are available now.

Keane is singer Tom Chaplin, keyboardist Tim Rice-Oxley, drummer Richard Hughes, and bassist Jesse Quin. Keane released Strangeland (Cherrytree/Interscope) in May and it entered the U.K. charts at number one to make it their fifth consecutive number one album, a record only topped by The Beatles. Last month Keane released a limited edition vinyl recording Upstairs At United – Vol. 5. The special edition 4 track vinyl 12 inch was recorded in analogue for Nashville based label 453 Music, a division of United Record Pressing. Click HERE (need to view “It’s Not True” from this recording session.

Below is a complete list of U.S. tour dates:

December 8th Miami, FL Bayfront Park Amphitheater*

January 8th Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom
January 9th Boise, ID Knitting Factory
January 11th San Francisco, CA Warfield Theater
January 12th Los Angeles, CA Pantages Theatre
January 13th San Diego, CA House of Blues
January 16th Houston, TX House of Blues
January 17th Austin, TX Austin City Limits Live at The Moody–on sale 10/19
January 18th Dallas, TX House of Blues
January 20th Kansas City, MO The Midland by AMC
January 21st Minneapolis, MN First Avenue **
January 23rd Nashville, TN The Ryman
January 24th Atlanta, GA Tabernacle **
January 26th Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall
January 27th Royal Oak, MI Royal Oak Music Theatre
January 29th Burlington, VT Flynn Theatre
January 30th Portland, ME State Theater
January 31st New York, NY Radio City Music Hall

* UR1 Festival – main stage
** support act to be confirmed