Perfume Genius Announces Tour Dates With David ByrnePhoto by Inez & Vinoodh Music News Perfume Genius
Perfume Genius has announced shows with David Byrne in support of Byrne’s forthcoming album, American Utopia, out on March 9 via Todomundo / Nonesuch Records.
Perfume Genius, who released his 2017 album No Shape to much critical acclaim, will be supporting Byrne for some West Coast shows. He will also play shows with Belle and Sebastian, Big Thief and Sarah Jaffe, and make appearances at several major festivals like Coachella, Boston Calling and Sasquatch.
Perfume Genius announced the shows in a Facebook post, writing, “We’re excited to announce that we will be playing shows with David Byrne as well as headlining The Mayan in LA with Big Thief before weekend one of Coachella!!”
Byrne is apparently a big huge of Perfume Genius and his “gorgeous songs,” and he even tweeted that “his costumes would have made David Bowie jealous”:
.@perfumegenius’s gorgeous songs are filled with unexpected sounds and deeply personal—and his costumes would have made @DavidBowieReal jealous. I am looking forward to sharing the stage with Mike during some #AmericanUtopia dates this Spring!
— DavidByrne.com (@DBtodomundo) February 21, 2018
Check out Perfume Genius’ upcoming tour dates below.
Perfume Genius Tour Dates:
12 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ Mayan Theater #
13 – Indio, Calif. @ Coachella
15 – Tuscon, Arizona @ Centennial Hall $
17 – San Diego, Calif. @ San Diego Civic Theatre $
18 – Las Vegas, Nevada @ Smith Center for the Performing Arts $
19 – Mesa, Ariz. @ Mesa Arts Center $
20 – Indio, Calif. @ Coachella
23 – Austin, Texas @ Emo’s East ^
24 – Dallas, Texas @ Winspear Opera House $
25 – Oklahoma City, Okla. @ Criterion Theatre $
27 – San Antonio, Texas @ Tobin Center
28 – Houston, Texas @ White Oak Music Lawn $
25-27 – Allston, Mass. @ Boston Calling
25-27 – George, Wash. @ Sasquatch
08 – Queens, N.Y. @ Forest Hills Stadium %
(# – Big Thief supports)
($ – Supporting David Byrne)
(^ – Sarah Jaffe supports)
(% – Supporting Belle & Sebastian)