Bloc Party, who will make their way to Chicago to play Lollapalooza on August 4, have expanded their 2012 tour schedule to include a North American leg in September. That tour, which features Ceremony as main support, will hit Chicago's the Riv on September 21. You can purchase tickets via their website. Stay tuned for a general venue sale. Tickets go on sale on Saturday (6/30) at 10AM CST via JAM. All dates are listed below.

The group's new album, Four, is due out on August 21 via Frenchkiss. Check out its cover art, tracklisting, and an album trailer at the bottom of this post. You can preorder Four in multiple formats and/or purchase a ticket bundle to one of their shows, which includes a digital copy of the album.

All known 2012 tour dates are listed below, along with album info for Four.

Bloc Party Four Album Trailer


Bloc Party - Four
01. So He Begins To Lie
02. 3x3
03. Octopus
04. Real Talk
05. Kettling
06. Day Four
07. Coliseum
08. V.A.L.I.S.
09. Team A
10. Truth
11. The Healing
12. We're Not Good People
29.06.12 Peace & Love Festival, Borlange, Sweden
05.07.12 Superbock Festival, Sesimbra, Portugal
06.07.12 Heineken Open'er Festival, Gdynia, Poland
08.07.12 Ruisrock, Turku, Finland
12.07.12 Bilbao BBK, Bilbao, Spain
13-15.07.12 Melt Festival, Ferropolis, Germany
28.07.12 Spendour in the Grass, Byron Bay, Australia
30.07.12 The Republik, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
03.08.12 Hard Summer, Los Angeles, CA, USA
04.08.12 Lollapalooza, Chicago, IL, USA
05.08.12 Osheaga Festival, Montreal, Canada
07.08.12 Terminal 5, New York City, NY, USA
08.08.12 Terminal 5, New York City, NY, USA
09.08.12 Terminal 5, New York City, NY, USA
10-12.08.12 Outside Lands, San Francisco, CA, USA
11.08.12 The Pool @ The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, NV, USA
16.08.12 Pukkelpop Festival, Hasselt, Belgium
17.08.12 Lowlands Festival, Biddinghuizen, Netherlands
18.08.12 Frequency Festival, St. Poelten, Austria
24.08.12 Rock En Seine, Saint-Cloud, France
25.08.12 Open Air Festival, Zurich, Switzerland
04.09.12 Mallorca Rocks, Mallorca, Spain
05.09.12 Ibiza Rocks, Ibiza, Spain
10.09.12 The Danforth Music Hall, Toronto ONT, Canada*
14.09.12 House of Blues, Boston MA, USA*
15.09.12 Tower Theatre, Upper Darby PA, USA*
16.09.12 9:30 Club, Washington DC, USA*
17.09.12 9:30 Club, Washington DC, USA*
19.09.12 Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak MI, USA*
21.09.12 Riviera Theatre, Chicago IL, USA*
22.09.12 First Avenue, Minneapolis MN, USA*
23.09.12 Burton Cummings Theatre, Winnipeg MB, Canada*
25.09.12 Edmonton Events Centre, Edmonton AB, Canada*
26.09.12 MacEwan Hall, Calgary AB, Canada*
28.09.12 Showbox SoDo, Seattle WA, USA*
29.09.12 Vogue Theatre, Vancouver BC, Canada*
12.10.12 O2 Academy, Newcastle, England
13.10.12 O2 Academy, Leeds, England
14.10.12 Academy, Glasgow, Scotland
15.10.12 Academy, Birmingham, England
17.10.12 Guildhall, Southampton, England
18.10.12 O2 Academy, Bristol, England
19.10.12 Warehouse Project, Manchester, England
20.10.12 Cambridge, Corn Exchange, England
03.11.12 Le Stereolux, Nantes, France
04.11.12 Le Transbordeur, Lyon, France
05.11.12 Le Rocher de Palmer, Bordeaux, France
07.11.12 Le Bikini, Toulouse, France
08.11.12 Alcatraz, Milan, Italy
11.11.12 Docks, Hamburg, Germany
12.11.12 Theatrehaus, Stuttgart, Germany
13.11.12 Eventwerk, Dresden, Germany
15.11.12 Tonhalle, Munich, Germany
18.11.12 Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark
20.11.12 Rockafeller, Oslo, Norway

* w/ Ceremony

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