Monday, February 24, 2014

EELS to Embark on North American and European Tour

 “One of the most prolific, adventurous and moving songwriters of the past decade”— Q Magazine

“That rarest thing in contemporary pop: a unique sound”—The New Yorker
“A consistently astounding career”—Uncut
In celebration of the release of their new album The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett on April 22, EELS will set off on a North American and European tour, kicking off in Austin on May 16 with stops in New York, Los Angeles, London and Paris; please see below for complete dates. The introspective new 13-track release from the ever-changing project of singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mark Oliver Everett (aka E) is described as “an extraordinarily vivid and intimate document of a personal struggle.” Stereogum recently premiered the new album track “Agatha Chang” at, track listing follows. The album is available for pre-order at and will be released in a deluxe 26 track 2 CD edition and a double 12 inch clear vinyl edition (with 13 bonus tracks on vinyl as well); both editions include a free download.
The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett marks the 11th full-length release for EELS, whose debut Beautiful Freak was released in 1996. In addition to the recordings, Everett has embarked on a number of non-musical projects as well including his acclaimed book Things the Grandchildren Should Know and the multiple-award winning Parallel Worlds, Parallel Lives documentary film about Everett and his quantum physicist father, Hugh Everett III, broadcast on PBS’ Nova series.
Watch the album trailer for The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett here:

May 16                                                         Austin, TX                                        Paramount Theater
May 17                                                        Houston, TX                                           House of Blues
May 19                                                         Dallas, TX                                                Strass Square
May 21                                                        Denver, CO                                             Gothic Theater
May 23                                                      St. Louis, MO                                 Sheldon Concert Hall
May 24                                                         Chicago, IL                                            The Vic Theater
May 25                                                       St. Paul, MN                                       Fitzgerald Theater
May 27                                                        Toronto, ON                               Winter Garden Theatre
May 28                                                       Montreal, QC            The Virgin Mobile Corona Theater
May 29                                                        Boston, MA                        Berklee Performance Center
May 30                                                     Philadelphia, PA                                       Keswick Theatre
May 31                                                    Washington, DC                                 The Lincoln Theater
June 1                                                        New York, NY                                    The Apollo Theater
June 3                                                           Detroit, MI                            Royal Oak Music Theater
June 4                                                         Madison, WI                                      Barrymore Theater
June 7                                                          Seattle, WA                                      The Moore Theater
June 8                                                         Portland, OR                                           Aladdin Theater
June 9                                                          Seattle, WA                                      The Moore Theater
June 10                                                   San Francisco, CA                     Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
June 11                                                    Los Angeles, CA                              The Orpheum Theater
June 15                                                        Oxford, UK                                                New Theatre
June 16                                                     Manchester, UK                                      Bridgewater Hall
June 17                                                       Glasgow, UK                                                    Academy
June 18                                                     Cambridge, UK                                         Corn Exchange
June 19                                                        Bexhill, UK                                   De La Warr Pavillion
June 21                                                        Linz, Austria                                                        Posthof
June 22                                                      Vienna, Austria                                              Konzerthaus
June 24                                                     Berlin, Germany                                            Tempodrome
June 25                                                  Amsterdam, Holland                                     Konzertgebauw
June 27                                                  Rottendam, Holland                                                   Doelen
June 28                                                  Eindhoven, Holland                              Naked Song Festival
June 30                                                        London, UK                                        Royal Albert Hall
July 1                                                         Dublin, Ireland                                                    Olympia
July 4                                                      Werchter, Belgium                                   Werchter Festival
July 5                                                     Groningen, Holland                                  Stadsschouwburg
July 7                                                     Zurick, Switzerland                                      Kongress Haus
July 8                                                          Luxembourg                                             Grand Theatre
July 10                                                        Paris, France                                        Days Off Festival
July 11                                                     Toulouse, France                                                       Bikini
July 12                                                     Barcelona, Spain                                              Teatre Grec
July 14                                                       Madrid, Spain                                                 Circo Price
July 17                                                       Florence, Italy                         Teartro Romano di Fiesole
July 18                                                         Milan, Italy                                   Auditorium di Milano

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