Kimbra Announces Fall Tour Of North America

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International sensation Kimbra has announced her first-ever headlining tour of the US and Canada. The month-long run kicks off September 25th in Vancouver, BC and runs through to October 27th in Toronto, ON. The Stepkids will support. Ticket on-sales begin Friday, June 15th, visit www.kimbramusic.com for details.

The tour will support the release of the US version of her debut album Vows, which was released onMay 22nd via Warner Bros. Records. Vows debuted at #14 on the Billboard Top 200 Charts with 21,665 albums sold, and has received overwhelming critical acclaim so far. Entertainment Weekly awarded Vows an "A," Rolling Stone gave the album 3 ½ stars, saying "Vows gives R&B a wacky art-rock spin, with a cappella vocal chorales mutating into sumptuous funk pop," and Glamour gushed, "Vows is at all times thrilling and theatrical, filled with wall-of-sound orchestration and nearly-schizoid arrangements, all kept afloat with ease by Kimbra's elastic voice."

Originating from Hamilton, New Zealand, Kimbra has been performing her jazz-inflected pop since she was 14. She worked on her debut album, Vows, for over three years, finally releasing it Australia in August 2011 to critical and chart success. Vows won the 2011 ARIA (Australian Grammy) for Best Female Artist and spawned three hit singles; "Good Intent," "Settle Down," and "Cameo Lover." "Cameo Lover" recently won the Grand Prize in the 2011 International Songwriting Competition and wasnominated for an APRA (Australasian Performing Right Association) award for Song of the Year. Vows is certified platinum in Australia and New Zealand.

For the US edition of Vows, Kimbra recorded additional tracks in Los Angeles, CA with such producers and songwriters as Mike Elizondo and Greg Kurstin. Also included on the release is "Warrior" featuring Mark Foster (Foster the People) and A-Trak, originally recorded for the Converse "Three Artists, One Song" series. Kimbra recently performed "Settle Down" on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and she is currently on tour with Foster the People. Full list of dates is below.

With Foster the People:
June 11 - Summerstage - New York, NY
June 12 - Lachine Canal - Montreal, QC
June 14 - Mann Center - Philadelphia, PA
June 15 - Bank of America Pavilion - Boston, MA
June 17 - The Fillmore - Detroit, MI
June 19 - Downsview Park - Toronto, ON
June 20 - Congress Theater - Chicago, IL
June 21 - Congress Theater - Chicago, IL
June 22 - US Bank Theater - Minneapolis, MN
June 25 - Deer Lake Park - Vancouver, BC
June 26 - WAMU Theater - Seattle, WA
June 27 - Edgefield Amphitheater - Troutdale, OR
June 29 - Greek Theatre - Berkeley, CA
June 30 - Gibson Amphitheatre - Los Angeles, CA
July 1 - Gibson Amphitheatre - Los Angeles, CA
July 3 - Red Rocks Amphitheatre - Morrison, CO
July 5 - The Great Salt Air - Salt Lake City, UT
July 6 - Commerica Theater - Phoenix, AZ
July 7 - The Pool at the Cosmopolitan - Las Vegas, NV

Headline:
Sept 25 - Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC
Sept 26 - Showbox @ the Market - Seattle, WA
Sept 27 - Wonder Ballroom - Portland, OR
Sept 29 - Shoreline Amphitheatre - Mountain View, CA
Sept 30 - Majestic Ventura Theater - Ventura, CA
Oct 03 - Fonda Theatre - Los Angeles, CA
Oct 05 - House of Blues - San Diego, CA
Oct 09 - The Depot - Salt Lake City, UT
Oct 10 - Ogden Theatre - Denver, CO
Oct 12 - Verizon Theatre - Grand Prairie, TX
Oct 14 - Austin City Limits - Austin, TX
Oct 16 - Varsity Theater - Minneapolis, MN
Oct 17 - Metro - Chicago, IL
Oct 20 - Webster Hall - New York, NY
Oct 21 - Theater of the Living Arts -Philadelphia, PA
Oct 23 - 9:30 Club - Washington, DC
Oct 24 - Royale Nightclub - Boston, MA
Oct 26 - Corona Theatre - Montreal, QC
Oct 27 - Danforth Music Hall -Toronto, ON

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