Sufjan Stevens tours North America this fall

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Sufjan Stevens tours North America this fall

Postby Jake » Tue Aug 10, 2010 10:40 am

For Immediate Release August 9, 2010



“There’s no one like [Stevens] in modern music.”—The Wall Street Journal

With planned performances at a number of large, elegant venues—including two nights at New York’s fabled Beacon Theatre and a night at The Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles—Sufjan Stevens is set to hit the road for an extensive North American tour in fall 2010. The performances will feature fully realized versions of the songs initially debuted during a late 2009 tour of small clubs in which Stevens workshopped several works-in-progress. “In his new songs,” The New York Times notes of one of Stevens’ fall 2009 Brooklyn performances, “love leads him to improvisation, chaos and spasms of rhythm, all precisely dolloped out.” Stevens will tour with his large ensemble performing alongside a full production including projections.

Sufjan Stevens has released eight studio recordings since 2000 including the critically acclaimed Michigan and Illinois (the latter named the “Best Album of the Decade” by Paste); a 5-EP Christmas box set; Enjoy Your Rabbit, an instrumental electronic song cycle based on the animals of the Chinese Zodiac; and the aforementioned The BQE. Run Rabbit Run, a recording of Enjoy Your Rabbit rearranged for the Osso String Quartet, was released in 2009 via Asthmatic Kitty. Stevens has also collaborated with The Danielson Famile, Rosie Thomas, Denison Witmer, My Brightest Diamond and many others.


October 12 Metropolis Theater Montreal QC
October 13 Massey Hall Toronto, ON
October 14 Royal Oak Music Theater Royal Oak, MI
October 15 Chicago Theater Chicago, IL
October 16 Orpheum Theater Minneapolis MN
October 17 Uptown Theater Kansas City MO
October 19 The Long Center for the Performing Arts Austin TX
October 20 McFarlin Memorial Auditorium Dallas TX
October 22 Mesa Arts Center-Ikeda Theater Mesa AZ
October 23 The Wiltern Los Angeles CA
October 26 The Paramount Theater Oakland CA
October 28 Orpheum Theater Vancouver BC
October 29 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Portland OR
October 30 The Paramount Theatre Seattle WA
November 1 Kingsbury Hall Salt Lake City UT
November 2 Paramount Theatre Denver CO
November 4 Hilbert Circle Theatre Indianapolis IN
November 5 Bijou Theater Knoxville TN
November 6 The Tabernacle Atlanta GA
November 7 Thomas Wolfe Auditorium Asheville NC
November 10 Kimmel Center Philadelphia PA
November 11 Orpheum Theatre Boston MA
November 14 Beacon Theatre New York NY
November 15 Beacon Theatre New York NY

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