Thursday, July 31, 2008

The Airborne Toxic Event Named Artist of the Day by & Fall Tour with The Fratellis have anointed The Airborne Toxic Event as the site's "Artist Of The Day," while the band announced a North American tour with the Fratellis. These announcements come two days after the band wowed the audience at the Pemberton Festival. USA Today said about the Festival performance, that the band..."played a blistering set of majestic viola-enhanced anthemic rock that lived up to the band's advance hype."

The Fratellis dates which start September 1 in Cleveland, are additional to other band dates including July 31 at the New York's Mercury Lounge and August 7 at the El Rey in the band's hometown Los Angeles. The band is touring in support their eponymous debut album on August 5 on Majordomo. The album is available for pre-order through iTunes today. says of the album, "A tad grimy and wholly gimmick free, Los Angeles' the Airborne Toxic Event sport fuzzed out six-strings and danceable Franz Ferdinand-like grooves on their self-titled debut."

Below are all dates for The Airborne Toxic Event. Fratelli dates are in BOLD
More dates with the Fratellis to come soon.

July 31 Mercury Lounge New York, NY
August 2 Download Festival Philadelphia, PA
August 7 El Rey Los Angeles, CA
August 21 District at Tempe Market Place Tempe, AZ
Sept. 1 House of Blues Cleveland, OH
Sept. 2 Mr. Small's Theater Pittsburgh, PA
Sept 4 The Fillmore at Theatre of Living Arts Philadelphia, Pa
Sept 6 Virgin Festival, Toronto On
Sept 8 St. Andrews Hall Detroit, MA
Sept 9 Newport Music Hall Columbus, OH
Sept 10 House of Blues Chicago, IL
Sept 11 First Avenue Minneapolis, MN
Sept 13 Endfest Redmond, WA
Sept 14 Red Rocks Amphitheatre - Monolith Morrison, CO
Sept 15 House Of Blues Anaheim, CA
Sept 17 Warfield Theatre San Francisco, CA
Sept 18 House of Blues San Diego, CA
Sept 24 Exit/In Nashville, TN
Sept 25 The Parish New Orleans, LA
Sept 26 Warehouse Live Houston TX
Sept 27 Edgefest Queen Creek, AZ
Sept 28 House Of Blues Dallas TX
Sept 30 The Loft Atlanta GA
Oct 1 Cat's Cradle Carrboro, NC
Oct 3 Orpheum Theatre Boston, MA
Oct 4 Webster Theatre Hartford, CT

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