Purity Ring @ Pitchfork Festival 2012 (more by James Richards IV)

Purity Ring, who were just in town to play the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival and an aftershow at Schubas, have announced a fall North American tour with Evian Christ and Headaches. That tour kicks off on August 24 in Cleveland, OH and will make its way to Chicago's Lincoln Hall for a September 16 performance. Tickets go on sale this Friday (7/20) at noon CST.

Purity Ring's debut LP, Shrines, hits stores next week via 4AD. Did you purchase it early at the Pitchfork Festival? You can stream Shrines in its entirety via NPR.

All Purity Ring tour dates are listed below, along with some videos.


7/17 Pontiac, MI Crofoot Ballroom
7/18 Rochester, NY Bug Jar
7/24 New York, NY Le Poisson Rouge
8/24 Cleveland, OH Beachland Ballroom $
8/25 Cincinnati, OH Mayday $
8/26 Saint Louis, MO Firebird $
8/27 Lawrence, KS The Jackpot Saloon $
8/29 Denver, CO Larimer Lounge $
8/30 Santa Fe, NM Santa Fe Sol Live $
8/31 Phoenix, AZ The Crescent Ballroom $
9/03 San Francisco, CA Bottom of the Hill $
9/05 Seattle, WA Neumos $
9/07 Vancouver, BC The Biltmore $
9/08 Nelson, BC The Royal $
9/09 Calgary, AB The Republik $
9/10 Edmonton, AB The Starlite Room $
9/12 Saskatoon, SK Amigos Cantina $
9/13 Winnipeg, MB Lo Pub $
9/16 Chicago, IL Lincoln Hall $
9/17 Columbus, OH Ace of Cups $
9/19 Washington, DC Rock and Roll Hotel $
9/20 Philadelphia, PA First Unitarian Church $

$ with Evian Christ and Headaches