Japanese Breakfast announces North American tour dates for fall 2018
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Her government name is Michelle Zauner, but many know her best as Japanese Breakfast.

She is a one-woman tour de force of indie music, and her sound is often on the cutting edge of the pop universe. Zauner has always been one step ahead of her contemporaries, as prior to starting Japanese Breakfast, she was the frontwoman for Post Post, which shared Zauner’s experimental pop leanings.

After Post Post, she moved from college town Eugene, Oregon (her hometown) to the big city of Philadelphia to form Little Big League, an emo band that was beginning to gain a foothold in the indie rock genre until her mother was diagnosed with cancer.  

She moved back to Eugene to take care of her mother, and it was here where Zauner began to experiment with different sonics as a solo artist. The sound Japanese Breakfast would be known for was born out of Tropical Jinx, Little Big Leagues’ second album, and in 2016, Japanese Breakfast would debut to the world with Psychopomp (click here to read her interview with AXS).

The next year, Japanese breakfast would release the sophomore LP, the sonically wonderful Soft Sounds from Another Planet, and to promote new material, Zauner will be hitting the road for a world tour that will take her from coast-to-coast, country-to-country, and city-to-city.  

Here’s the complete tour itinerary, and keep in mind that all dates and venues are subject to change:

July 13 -- Burlington, VT -- ArtsRiot
July 14 -- Portsmouth, NH -- 3S Artspace
July 15 -- Kingston, NY -- BSP Kingston
July 16 -- Rochester, NY -- Bug Jar
July 18 -- Toronto, ON -- Phoenix Concert Theatre
July 19 -- Grand Rapids, MI -- Pyramid Scheme
July 20 -- Milwaukee, WI -- Turner Hall Ballroom
July 21 -- Chicago, IL -- Pitchfork After Show - Thalia Hall
July 22 -- Chicago, IL -- Pitchfork Music Festival
July 24 -- Cleveland, OH -- Beachland Ballroom
July 28 -- New York, NY -- Panorama Music Festival
Aug. 11 -- Waynesville, OH -- Bellwether Music Festival
Aug. 16 -- Paredes De Coura, Portugal -- Vodafone Paredes de Coura 2018
Aug. 17 & 18 -- Trondheim, Norway -- Pstereo  
Aug. 20 -- Oxford, UK -- The Bullingdon
Aug. 21 --Ramsgate, UK -- Ramsgate Music Hall
Aug. 22 -- Bonnevoie, Luxembourg -- Congés Annuels 2018
Aug. 23 -- Dudingen, Switzerland -- Cafe Bad Bonn
Aug. 24 -- Paris, France -- Point Ephemere
Aug. 29 -- Bergen, Norway -- Perfect Sounds Forever
Aug. 30 -- Gdansk/Sopot, Poland -- Soundrive Festival
Sept. 1 -- Oost Vlieland, Netherlands -- Into the Great Wide Open
Sept. 2 -- Salisbury, UK -- End of The Road
Sept. 12 -- Columbus, OH -- Skully’s Music Diner
Sept. 13 -- Bloomington, IN -- The Bishop
Sept. 14 -- Dekalb, IL -- The House Cafe
Sept. 16 -- Madison, WI -- Majestic Theater
Sept. 18 -- Minneapolis, MN -- Fine Line Music Cafe
Sept. 19 -- Iowa City, IA -- The Mill
Sept. 20 -- Lincoln, NE -- Lincoln Calling
Sept. 21 -- Englewood, CO -- The Gothic Theatre (Tickets on sale July 13)
Sept. 22 -- Salt Lake City, UT -- Kilby Court
Sept. 23 -- Boise, ID -- Neurolux Lounge
Sept. 25 -- Seattle, WA -- Neptune Theatre
Sept. 26 -- Vancouver, BC -- The Imperial
Sept. 27 -- Portland, OR -- Wonder Ballroom
Sept. 30 -- San Francisco, CA -- Great American Music Hall (Tickets now on sale)
Oct. 2 -- Los Angeles, CA -- Fonda Theatre (Tickets now on sale)
Oct. 3 -- Mesa, AZ -- Nile Theater
Oct. 5 -14 -- Austin, TX -- Austin City Limits Festival