Welsh indie-rock trio The Joy Formidable are proud to announce a string of tour dates in support of the Foo Fighters. The band will tour with the legendary alternative rock giants in November for a number of East Coast dates, from Duluth, Georgia to Boston, Massachusetts. The band will also be returning to the U.S. for some brief headlining tour dates in August, including a stop at the Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago on August 7.
The Foo Fighters invited The Joy Formidable out to tour with them following a tweet posted to the Foo Fighter’s twitter account by lead-singer Dave Grohl on April 27, saying “I would like to personally thank The Joy Formidable for writing the song of the year, “Whirring.” Xxx Dave.”
The Joy Formidable’s new video for their song “A Heavy Abacus” was recently released, and you can watch the video via the band’s Youtube channel at the link below.
The Joy Formidable have also recently released a digital EP of select remixes and live tracks exclusively on iTunes, which can be purchased today. The EP will be released to all other digital retailers tomorrow, on July 12. The appropriately titled Roarities EP features 5 total tracks, and the track listing and artwork are below.
The Joy Formidable Tour Dates
Jul 31 Montreal, QC @ Osheaga Music Festival
Aug 3 Cleveland, OH @ Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Aug 5 Kansas City, MO @ Kanrocksas
Aug 7 Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza Festival
Aug 12 San Francisco, CA @ Outside Lands Festival
Sept 2 Redmond, WA @ ENDFEST
Sept 4 Edmonton, AB @ Sonic Boom Festival
Sept 8 Portland, OR @ Music Fest NW
Sept 22 Cincinnati, OH @ Midpoint Music Festival
Sept 23 Philadelphia, PA @ Popped Festival!
Sept 24 Atlanta, GA @ Music Midtown
Nov 7 Duluth, GA @ Arena of Gwinnett Center*
Nov 8 Charlotte, NC @ Time Warner Cable Arena*
Nov 10 Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center*
Nov 14 Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center*
Nov 16 Boston, MA @ TD Garden*
*With The Foo Fighters