Sub Pop is pleased to announce that Washed Out will support The Shins this fall on their west coast tour, beginning September 22nd in Seattle, WA at The Paramount Theatre and wrapping up on October 4th in Albuquerque, NM at Kiva Auditorium. The band has also scheduled a one-off performance on September 28th in Fairburn, GA at the Counterpoint Music Festival.
Washed Out’s fall trek will be preceded by a series of live dates this summer, beginning July 14th in Louisville, KY at Forecastle Festival and ending on August 10th in San Francisco, CA at Outside Lands Festival. Highlights include: August 4th in Chicago, IL at Lollapalooza; August 6th in Lawrence, KS at Granada Theatre; August 7th in Omaha, NE at Waiting Room; and August 8th in Denver, CO at Bluebird Theater. All tour dates are in support of the band critically acclaimed album Within and Without, out now on Sub Pop. Full tour dates below.
Washed Out is currently hard at work on a new video for Within and Without track, “A Dedication”. The clip, directed by David Yoonha Park (W.O.’s “Amor Fati”, Bear In Heaven “The Reflection of You”‘ and A Place To Bury Strangers “The Falling Sun”), will premiere later this summer.
Washed Out has also contributed a cover of “Straight Back” for the forthcoming compilation Just Tell Me That You Want Me: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac, whichwill be available on September 14th via Hear Music / Concord.
What people are saying about Within and Without:
“A spectacular 40-minute wooze cruise–its ear-tickling beats, cresting harmonies, and cascades of synths unrelentingly lap at listeners’ pleasure centers (with the focus on live instrumentation over samples).” [Best Albums of 2011] – SPIN
“It’s intimate music that Greene has made to sound big and grand, and on tracks like “Amor Fati” (one of 2011′s best singles), the mood is intoxicating.” [Best Music of 2011] – The Onion AV Club
“…Rarefied, awesome space between indie pop catchiness and fragile, narcotic groove.” [Best New Music] – Pitchfork
Jul. 14 – Louisville, KY – Forecastle Festival
Aug. 03 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues
Aug. 04 – Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
Aug. 06 – Lawrence, KS – Granada Theatre
Aug. 07 – Omaha, NE – Waiting Room
Aug. 08 – Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
Aug. 10 – San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands
Sep. 22 – Seattle, WA – Paramount Theatre*
Sep. 25 – Vancouver, BC – Orpheum Theatre*
Sep. 26 – Portland, OR – Keller Auditorium*
Sep. 28 – Fairburn, GA – Counterpoint Music Festival
Sep. 30 – San Diego, CA – SDSU Open Air Theatre*
Oct. 02 – Los Angeles, CA – Gibson Ampitheatre*
Oct. 03 – Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theatre*
Oct. 04 – Albuquerque, NM – Kiva Auditorium*
* w/ The Shins