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Maps & Atlases Announce Tour With Fang Island, Cults, & The Globes

05/07/2010
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Maps & Atlases will be headlining a national summer tour that will also feature support on various dates from Fang Island, Cults, & The Globes.

The Chicago-based quartet will kick off the tour in their hometown on June 26th and bring it to a close mid-August in Newport, KY.

After putting out two EPs on indie label Sargent House, Maps & Atlases will release their debut full-length record, Perch Patchwork, June 29, 2010 on Barsuk Records.

Filter says, "[Perch Patchwork] showcases the band's songwriting chops with the intricate technical aspects of prog-art rock while keeping an accessible pop undertone."

The band has also released a limited edition, three-track single that is only available at the shows on this tour. The tracklisting is as follows:

1. Solid Ground
2. Living Decorations (Demo)
3. Israeli Caves (String and Vocal Mix)

Tour dates with Frightened Rabbit
5/6 - Southgate House (Newport, KY)
5/7 - The Old Rock House (St Louis, MI)
5/8 - Metro (Chicago, IL)
5/9 - Pabst Theatre (Milwaukee, WI)
5/10 - Varsity Theatre (Minneapolis, MN)
5/12 - Bluebird Theatre (Denver, CO)
5/13 - Urban Lounge (Salt Lake City, UT)
5/15 - Bitmore Cabaret (Vancouver, BC)
5/16 - Neumos (Seattle, WA)
5/17 - Berbati's Pan (Portland, OR)
5/19 - The Fillmore (San Francisco, CA)
5/20 - Downtown Brew (San Luis Obispo)
5/22 - Casbah (San Diego, CA)
5/23 - Henry Fonda Theater (Los Angeles, CA)

Tour dates with Fang Island, Cults, & The Globes
6/26 - Subterranean (Chicago, IL) ^
6/27 - Green Festival (Chicago, IL)
7/6 - Firebird (St. Louis, MO) &
7/7 - TBD (Omaha, NE)&
7/9 - The Marquee (Denver, CO) &
7/10 - The Black Sheep (Colorado Springs, CO) &
7/11 - Kilby Court (Salt Lake City, UT) &
7/13 - Doug Fir Lounge (Portland, OR) &
7/14 - Media Club (Vancouver, BC) &
7/15 - Vera Project (Seattle, WA) &
7/16 - TBD (Eugene, OR)&
7/17 - Bottom of the Hill (San Francisco, CA) *&
7/19 - Howie & Son's Pizza (Visalia, CA) *&
7/20 - Muddy Waters (Santa Barbara, CA)*&
7/21 - Casbah (San Diego, CA)*&
7/22 - Bootleg Theatre (Los Angeles, CA) *&
7/23 - Club Congress (Tucson, AZ) *&
7/25 - The Loft (Dallas, TX) *&
7/26 - Emo Jr's (Austin, TX) *&
7/27 - Mango's (Houston, TX) *&
8/05 - Blind Pig (Ann Arbor, MI) *
8/06 - Grog Shop (Cleveland, OH) *
8/07 - Horseshoe Tavern (Toronto, ON) *
8/08 - Casa Del Popolo (Montreal, QC) *
8/10 - Space (Portland, ME)*
8/11 - Middle East upstairs (Boston, MA)*
8/12 - Mercury Lounge (New York, NY)*
8/13 - Knitting Factory (Brooklyn, NY)*
8/14 - Kung Fu Necktie(Philadelphia, PA)*
8/15 - Black Cat Backstage (Washington, DC)*
8/17 - Brillobox (Pittsburg, PA)*
8/18 - Southgate House (Newport, KY) *

^ w/ Fang Island
* w/ Cults
& w/ The Globes

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