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    Mon, 28 Jan 2008 17:02:51

    R.E.M. Nabs the National, Modest Mouse For Spring Tour - Stipe's a big fan, apparently

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    • R.E.M. - NEW YORK - DECEMBER 07:  Singer Michael Stipe of R.E.M. attends the premiere of 'The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus' at the Crosby Street Hotel on December 7, 2009 in New York City.

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    R.E.M. made an official announcement about their spring tour today, naming The National and Modest Mouse as its powerhouse openers on dates that stretch from May 23 in Vancouver to June 21 in Atlanta. Michael Stipe, for one, has been a major supporter of the National in recent months, going so far as attending one of their London shows last year.

    Thirteen lucky cities:

    5/23 Vancouver, BC - Deer Lake Park
    5/29 Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Bowl
    5/31 Berkeley, CA - Greek Theatre
    6/3 Morrison, CO - Red Rocks
    6/6 Chicago, IL - United Center
    6/8 Toronto, ON - Molson Amphitheatre
    6/10 Raleigh, NC - Walnut Creek
    6/11 Columbia, MD - Merriweather Post Pavilion
    6/13 Mansfield, MA - Tweeter Center
    6/14 Wantagh, NY - Jones Beach
    6/18 Philadelphia, PA - Mann Center
    6/19 New York, NY - TBA
    6/21 Atlanta, GA - Lakewood Amphitheatre

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff
    01.28.08



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