Wilco Take 'Star Wars' on North American Tour

Wilco Take 'Star Wars' on North American Tour
Coming off of last week's surprise album release of Star Wars, alt-country twisters Wilco have revealed their first batch of tour dates in support of the new album.

Jeff Tweedy and co. announced this latest run of North American tour date this morning (July 20), tacking on another week's worth of shows to their existing itinerary. The new dates will find the act supported by solo artist William Tyler, with this leg hitting Montreal's Metropolis on September 21.

As previously reported, Wilco recently stopped at the Winnipeg Folk Music Festival and will also play Vancouver in August and the Toronto Urban Roots Festival in mid-September. You'll find Wilco's full tour schedule down below, while tickets for the latest additions go on sale this Friday (July 24).

As for Star Wars, digital copies of the album are currently available for the price of an email over here. Pre-orders for physical copies are currently being taken over here, with the CD due to land August 21 and the LP on November 27.

Tour dates:

07/30-08/02 Bridgeport, CT - Gathering of the Vibes
08/05 Los Angeles, CA - Greek Theatre L.A.
08/07 San Francisco, CA - Outside Lands
08/08 Bend, OR - Les Schwab Amphitheater +
08/09 Troutdale, OR - McMenamins Edgefield +
08/11 Seattle, WA - Marymoor Concerts #
08/12 Vancouver, BC - Orpheum Theatre #
08/14 Missoula, MT - Big Sky Brewing Company
08/16 Ketchum, ID - River Run Day Lodge
08/18 Salt Lake City, UT - Red Butte Garden
09/16 Kalamazoo, MI  - Kalamazoo State Theatre ^
09/17 Cleveland, OH - Masonic Auditorium ^
09/18-20 Toronto, ON - Toronto Urban Roots Festival 
09/21 Montreal, QC - Le Métropolis de Montréal ^
09/23 Ithaca, NY - State Theatre of Ithaca ^
09/24 Ann Arbor, MI - Hill Auditorium ^
09/25 Bloomington, IN - Indiana University Auditorium ^
09/28 New Orleans, LA  - Orpheum Theater New Orleans ^
09/29-30 Austin, TX - Stubb's Austin ^

+ with Speedy Ortiz
# with Jenny Lewis
^ with William Tyler