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Perfume Genius is going on tour with The xx

(Photo: Ashley Beliveau/Getty Images)
(Photo: Ashley Beliveau/Getty Images)

Perfume Genius and The xx, two artists with critically acclaimed new releases, are joining forces for a tour that was announced yesterday. The A.V. Club called No Shape, the latest from Perfume Genius’ Mike Hadreas, ”diverse, sexy, and, for lack of a better word, feminine,” noting its debt to Kate Bush. Meanwhile, earlier this year, we deemed I See You “the most eclectic, multidimensional, and ambitious album of The xx’s young career.”


So that’s a pretty excellent pairing to begin performing shows starting in September in Santa Barbara. They will then travel throughout the U.S. through most of the following month.

Perfume Genius And The xx Tour

9/27—Santa Barbara Bowl—Santa Barbara, CA
9/29—The Forum—Inglewood, CA
10/3—Starlight Theatre—Kansas City, MO
10/4—Ascend Ampitheater—Nashville, TN
10/9—Red Rocks Amphitheatre—Morrison, CO
10/10—The Saltair—Magna, UT
10/12—Criterion Theater—Oklahoma City, OK
10/17—Coca Cola Roxy—Atlanta, GA
10/19—Champions Square—New Orleans, LA