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Tour: Matt & Kim announce Fall “Lightning Tour 2012”

posted July 30, 2012, 10:23 am by Ben Oliver | Filed Under General Interest, Music News, Releases, Tour | comment Leave a Comment

Tags: Oberhofer, Matt & Kim, Lightning


With the announcement of their highly anticipated LP Lightning still fresh, Matt and Kim share exciting news of their massive fall tour in support of its October release on FADER Label. The group’s six-week headlining Lightning Tour 2012 kicks off October 3rd in Matt’s home state of Vermont and has the band bringing their undeniably fun, high-energy live show to cities all over the US and Canada.  An exclusive pre-sale, including tickets and VIP packages, will be available to Matt and Kim Scream Team members starting Tuesday, July 31st at 10am local venue time.  General on-sale begins Friday, August 3, check ticket links for exact dates and times at mattandkimmusic.com. You can see track listings, listen to their first single, and see its video here.

After blowing out New Year’s Eve at NYC’s Hammerstein Ballroom, Matt and Kim wrapped nearly two years of headlining and selling out their biggest venues yet, while making waves with festival appearances around the world. Matt and Kim’s extraordinary live show also earned the duo the mtvU Woodie Award for “Best Live Performance.”  With those high energy shows very much in mind, the indie dance duo wrote a true-to-Matt-and-Kim-style album with Lightning and are beyond anxious to hit the stage and share live versions with their fans. There will be plenty to dance to and shout along with when the latest songs, as well familiar crowd favorites, are brought to life in an all-new stage show.

Matt and Kim are bringing more than just an unforgettable dance party to each city. They are also bringing awareness to a cause that’s dear to their hearts: the humane treatment of animals. At every stop along the tour, Matt and Kim have arranged to host that city’s No Kill Animal Shelter in the venue lobby, giving concertgoers the opportunity to locate and learn how they can support their community’s no-kill locations.

The NEW Matt and Kim Scream Team is a FREE fan club offering members reduced ticket service charges, pre-sale VIP packages, exclusive merchandise, content and more. The Scream Team launches at 3pm  EST Monday July 30th at www.mattandkimmusic.com. The opening tour support will be one of our favorite new artists: Oberhofer!

LIGHTNING TOUR 2012

10/3 – South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
10/4 – Syracuse, NY @ Westcott Theater
10/5 – Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theatre
10/6 – Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom
10/7 – Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
10/9 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
10/11 – Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore
10/12 – Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse
10/13 – Orlando, FL @ The Beacham Theatre
10/14 – Miami Beach, FL @ The Fillmore at Jackie Gleason Theatre
10/16 – Tallahassee, FL @ The Moon
10/17 – Tampa, FL @ The Ritz Ybor
10/18 – New Orleans, LA @ House Of Blues
10/19 – Houston, TX @ House Of Blues
10/20 – Austin, TX @ Stubbs
10/21 – Dallas, TX @ House Of Blues
10/23 – Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
10/24 – San Diego, CA @ House Of Blues
10/25 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
10/26 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater
10/27 – Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater
10/28 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
10/30 – Seattle, WA @ Neptune
11/1 – Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue
11/2 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
11/3 – Lawrence, KS @ Liberty Hall
11/4 – St Louis, MO @ The Pageant
11/6 – Omaha, NE @ The Slowdown
11/8 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
11/9 – Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue
11/10 – Chicago, IL @ Congress Theater
11/11 – Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theatre
11/13 – Cleveland, OH @ House Of Blues
11/14 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
11/15 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5
11/16 – Boston, MA @ House Of Blues
11/17 – Montclair, NJ @ Wellmont Theater

Update (September 4): Matt & Kim just released a new song called “Now”. Check out official lyrics video now.

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