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.

SMITH WESTERNS

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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