One of the most anticipated tours this summer will be British band The XX. Turns out they are the second show announced for the newly renovated Palace Theatre in St. Paul.
The xx will tour North America this spring, with dates kicking off April 15 in San Francisco, and further shows in Seattle, Chicago, Austin, Philadelphia, and New York. The tour will include a stop Friday, April 28 at the Palace Theatre in St. Paul. General admission tickets ($49.50) go on sale to the public on Friday, January 13 at 10:00 AM and will be available in person at First Avenue, The Depot Tavern, the Turf Club and select ticket outlets, online at first-avenue.com and etix.com or by phone at 1-800-514-3849. The tour celebrates the release of the band’s highly anticipated third album, I See You, set for release January 13 on Young Turks.
Fan presale tickets will be available beginning Tuesday, January 10 at 12p.m. ET. For more information, visit thexx.info.
The dates will follow a historic European tour, including a record-setting, seven night run at the O2 Academy Brixton in London, marking the longest ever run of sold out shows at the legendary venue, performing to 35,000 people over seven hometown performances.
“Say Something Loving,” the second track to be released from the album, is out now. Listen HERE.
The xx recently released their video for “On Hold,” the first single from I See You. The video was shot in Marfa, Texas, where the band wrote and recorded some of the album, and was directed by acclaimed filmmaker and photographer Alasdair McLellan.