The Mountain Goats Announce Full Band Tour for Fall

By on August 5, 2015

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The indie band, The Mountain Goats, officially announced a new tour for this fall beginning October 2 in Knoxville, Tennessee. The tour comes after their recent Beat the Champ release.

In a manner befitting their odd style, The Mountain Goats released their announcement via telegraph:

I’M AT HOME IN THE WOODSHED STOP IT SMELLS AWESOME IN THE WOODSHED STOP I KNOW USUALLY WHEN PEOPLE BRING UP SMELL THEY’RE ABOUT TO SAY SOMETHING SMARTASS BUT I’M SERIOUS STOP THE WOODSHED IS AWESOME BECAUSE IT SMELLS LIKE WOOD STOP CEDAR PINE REDWOOD HICKORY YOU SIMPLY HAVE TO LOVE THE SMELL OF TREES STOP TREES GENERALLY REALLY STOP SO THE WOODSHED IS A GREAT PLACE TO BE AS LONG AS YOU DON’T GET TOO SENTIMENTAL ABOUT THE TREES STOP BECAUSE TO DO WHAT YOU GOTTA DO IN THE WOODSHED SOME STUFF HAS GOTTA GO DOWN WITH THE TREES STOP ANYHOW STOP

I PERSONALLY WILL BE EMERGING FROM THE WOODSHED IN LATE AUGUST STOP I WILL PREPARE A PATH FROM THE WOOSHED STOP WE AS A BAND WILL EMERGE FROM OUR INDIVIDUAL WOODSHEDS ON 2 OCTOBER IN KNOXVILLE TENNESSEE TO COMPLETE THE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR OF BEAT THE CHAMP STOP WE WILL PLAY EIGHT SHOWS STOP THEREAFTER WE WILL DEPART FOR EUROPE AS PREVIOUSLY DISCUSSED STOP WHEN WE HAVE RETURNED FROM THE EUROPEAN SHOWS I WILL BE BARRICADING MYSELF IN THE WOODSHED WHERE I AM HARD AT WORK ON AN ALTAR STOP IT’S AN ALTAR TO TREES MADE OUT OF TREES STOP IT’S A VERY SELF-REFERENTIAL ALTAR STOP

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE THE MOUNTAIN GOATS ON THE BEAT THE CHAMP TOUR IN NORTH AMERICA THESE EIGHT SHOWS ARE YOUR LAST OPPORTUNITY TO DO STOP PLEASE JOIN US ON THE BY FOR AND ABOUT THE TREES SOUTHEASTERN TOUR FALL 2015 STOP WE WILL NOT BE PLAYING RUSH’S “THE TREES” WE DON’T HAVE THAT KIND OF CHOPS STOP

 

You can check out the full list of tour dates below:

The Mountain Goats Tour Dates:

September
8 – St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway^
9 – Lawrence, KS @ Lawrence Arts Center^
10 – Lincoln, NE @ Vega^
12 – Ames, IA @ Maximum Ames Music Festival^

October
2 – Knoxville, TN @ Bijou Theatre
3 – Charlotte, NC @ Neighborhood Theatre
4 – Birmingham, AL @ Saturn
5 – Athens, GA @ 40 Watt Club
7 – Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
8 – Orlando, FL @ The Beachum Theatre
9 – St. Augustine, FL @ Colonial Quarters
10 – Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum

November
12 – Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club
13 – Gasgow, UK @ Art School
14 – Dublin, IR @ Whelans
15 – Manchester, UK @ Gorilla
17 – Bristol, UK @ Trinity
18 – Brighton, UK @ Komedia
19 – London, UK @ 02 Shepherds Bush Empire
^ John Darnielle solo

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