Grimes Lands Opening Slot on Lykke Li's North American Tour

Grimes Lands Opening Slot on Lykke Li's North American Tour
Things have been heating up for Montreal experimental electronic pop artist Grimes since the release of her Halifaxa album last fall. The acclaimed LP has seen songstress Claire Boucher's stock rise exponentially, as did her new split twelve-inch with the also hotly tipped d'Eon. But things just keep getting better for Grimes: she's been announced as the opening act on Swedish popster Lykke Li's upcoming North American tour.

According to a press release, Grimes will take her blend of "R&B, Industrial, goth, hip-hop and Western medieval organum" on the road with Li starting in May. The two-week trip will cover a chunk of the U.S. and Canada, with stops planned for Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. You can check out the dates with Li below.

Below you can also watch Grimes' new music video for the track "Vanessa" from the d'Eon split, which is out via Hippos in Tanks/Arbutus.

Tour dates:

5/15 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
5/16 Philadelphia, PA - TLA

5/17 New York, NY - Webster Hall

5/18 New York, NY - Webster Hall

5/20 Boston, MA - House of Blues

5/21 Montreal, QC - Metropolis

5/22 Toronto, ON - Phoenix

5/23 Chicago, IL - Metro

5/26 Seattle, WA - Showbox

5/27 Vancouver, BC - Vogue Theatre

5/28 Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom

5/30 San Francisco, CA - Regency

5/31 Los Angeles, CA - Wiltern

Grimes - Vanessa from Arbutus Records on Vimeo.