Yo La Tengo announce 2018 North American and European tour
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In news that will likely delight indie music fans across the country, Yo La Tengo has announced plans to tour North America and Europe in the first quarter of 2018. On Nov. 28, Paste reported that the band will begin their 41-date tour in March and that it will include stops in Minneapolis, Chicago, Boston, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Brooklyn, N.Y.’s own Brooklyn Steel. Tickets for these sure to be fantastic live concerts go on sale Dec. 1 at 10 a.m.

The band’s most recent release was their 2015 14th studio album Stuff Like That Here, which included a mix of original songs and covers of the tracks by the likes of Hank Williams, George Clinton and The Cure. Currently, Yo La Tengo are prepping for an Eight Nights of Hanukkah concert series that will take place at New York, N.Y.’s  The Bowery Ballroom and will kick off on Dec. 12.

Yo La Tengo formed in 1984 in the city of Hoboken, N.J. Their first release with the 1986 EP, Ride the Tiger, a 10-song record that showed off the band’s brisk indie rock chops and knack for performing covers like Love’s “A Motel is Not a Home.” The group achieved their mainstream breakthrough with 1993’s Painful, a record that married their intelligent songwriting and dynamic guitar work with a strong shoegaze influence they give their music a new level of depth.

Yo La Tengo’s upcoming tour dates.

Dec. 12 – New York, NY – The Bowery Ballroom (Click here to get tickets)
March 28 – Minneapolis, MI – First Avenue
March 29 – Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall
March 30 – Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall
March 31 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix
April 2 – Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
April 3 – Boston, MA – Paradise
April 4 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
April 6 – Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel (Click here to get tickets)
April 7 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
April 8 – Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson
April 10 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
April 11 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
April 12 – Atlanta, GA – Terminal West
April 13 – Nashville, TN – Basement East
April 14 – Nashville, TN – Basement East
April 28 – Dublin, Ireland – Olympia
April 29 – Glasgow, UK – SWG3
April 30 – Manchester, UK – Academy
May 1 – Birmingham, U.K. – Town Hall
May 3 – Leeds, U.K. – Church Leeds
May 4 – London, U.K. – Royal Festival Hall
May 6 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
May 7 – Berlin, Germany – Heimathafen
May 8 – Cologne, Germany – Gloria Theatre
May 9 – Munich, Germany – Muncher Kammerspiele
May 11 – Zagreb, Croatia – Pogon Jedinstvo
May 12 – Belgrade, Serbia – Dom Omladine
May 13 – Budapest, Hungary – A38 Ship
May 15 – Milan, Italy – Fabrique
May 16 – Fribourg, Switzerland – Fri-Son
May 17 – Schorndorf, Germany – Manufaktur
May 19 – Paris, France – LeCaberet Sauvage
May 20 – Brussels, Belgium – Ancienne Belgique
May 31 – Seattle, WA – Neptune Theater
June 1 – Seattle, WA – Neptune Theater
June 2 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
June 3 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
June 5 – San Francisco, CA – Fillmore Theater
June 6 – San Francisco, CA – Fillmore Theater
June 8 – Los Angeles, CA – Teragram Ballroom
June 9 – Los Angeles, CA – Teragram Ballroom