The Format and Steel Train have embarked on a nearly two-month-long U.S. / somewhat Canadian tour.

The former will be supporting 2006's Dog Problems (Elektra), which they recently decided to give away. The latter is finishing work on their sophomore LP, which is set for an October release; it'll follow up 2005's Twilight Tales from the Prairies of the Sun (Drive-Thru).

The Format / Steel Train
Jul 16thHouse of BluesDallas, Texas
Jul 17thAntonesAustin, Texas
Jul 18thMeridianHouston, Texas
Jul 20thThe Club @ FirestoneOrlando, Florida
Jul 21stFuelJacksonville, Florida
Jul 22ndJannus LandingSt. Petersburg, Florida
Jul 24thCulture RoomFt. Lauderdale, Florida
Jul 25thThe MasqueradeAtlanta, Georgia
Jul 26thHouse of BluesNew Orleans, Louisiana
Jul 27thNew Daisy TheatreMemphis, Tennessee
Jul 28thD-FestTulsa, Oklahoma
Jul 29thSunshine TheatreAlbuquerque, New Mexico
Jul 31stSOMASan Diego, California
Aug 1stAvalonHollywood, California
Aug 2ndHouse of BluesAnaheim, California
Aug 3rdGreat American Music HallSan Francisco, California
Aug 4thHawthorne TheatrePortland, Oregon
Aug 5thNeumosSeattle, Washington
Aug 7thCroatian Cultural CenterVancouver, British Columbia
Aug 9thThe WarehouseAlberta, Alberta
Aug 10thDinwoodie LoungeEdmonton, Alberta
Aug 11thLouis PubSaskatoon, Saskatchewan
Aug 12thRamada TheatreWinnipeg, Manitoba
Aug 15thBabylonOttawa, Ontario
Aug 16thThe Opera HouseToronto, Ontario
Aug 17thWater Street Music HallRochester, New York
Aug 18thHigher GroundBurlington, Vermont
Aug 19thAvalon BallroomBoston, Massachusetts
Aug 21stWebster HallNew York, New York
Aug 22ndStarland BallroomSayreville, New Jersey
Aug 23rdThe Trocadero TheatrePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Aug 24thThe NorvaNorfolk, Virginia
Aug 25th9:30 ClubWashington, DC, Washington DC
Aug 26thCat's CradleCarrboro, North Carolina
Aug 28thBogartsCincinnati, Ohio
Aug 29thThe Agora TheatreCleveland, Ohio
Aug 30thIntersectionGrand Rapids, Michigan
Aug 31stSt. Andrews HallDetroit, Michigan
Sep 1stThe VicChicago, Illinois
Sep 2ndStation 4St. Paul, Minnesota
Sep 4thThe PicadorIowa City, Iowa
Sep 5thPopsSauget, Illinois
Sep 6thThe GranadaLawrence, Kansas
Sep 7thThe Gothic TheatreEnglewood, Colorado
Sept 8thElectric ParkLehi, UT

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