Smith Westerns announce dates with Belle & Sebastian, Florence & The Machine

Chicago’s Smith Westerns, who recently signed with Fat Possum, have announced a handful of upcoming dates including a Northeast run of shows with Florence & The Machine and a Chicago date opening for Belle & Sebastian. The band’s debut self-titled LP was just given a wide release via Fat Possum and the band is currently wrapping up its as-of-yet untitled sophomore LP, which is due in early 2011. Photographer Ryan McGinley recently shot the band’s performance at this Summer’s Pitchfork Music Fest, you can watch it.


10/11 Chicago, IL Chicago Theatre *
10/30 Brooklyn, NY 171 Lombardy
10/31 Boston, MA House of Blues #
11/01 New York, NY Terminal 5 #
11/02 New York, NY Terminal 5 #
11/03 Toronto, ONT Sound Academy #
11/05 Chicago, IL Lincoln Hall

* = w/ Belle & Sebastian
# = w/ Florence & The Machine

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