After having fans wait for almost a year for new music, MGMT have finally confirmed when fans should expect that new music to be out. On Tuesday (Jan. 16), the Connecticut-founded band announced the release date for their fourth studio album, Little Dark Age. Taking to social media, the group unveiled that the new album will have a release date of Feb. 9 through Columbia Records. Pre-orders for Little Dark Age will go on sale beginning this Friday, Jan. 19, at noon local time on their website.
Prior to confirming the new album’s release, MGMT have released a total of three new songs, lead single “Little Dark Age,” When You Die,” and “Hand It Over,” all of which will be featuring on the upcoming record.
In addition to announcing the pre-order and the release date for Little Dark Age, MGMT have also revealed a lengthy tour itinerary for 2018.
The tour schedule will find the group performing all over the globe in countries such as German, Canada, the United States, France, Spain, and Italy. MGMT’s 2018 tour schedule will kick off on Jan. 30 at Huxley’s in Berlin and wrap up on July 17 at the Milano Summer Festival in Milan.
MGMT’s extensive tour schedule will include their appearances at several music festival around the world such as New Orleans’ BUKU Music & Art Project, Delaware’s Firefly Music Festival, Italy’s Milano Summer Festival, and Spain’s Mad Cool Festival.
Tickets for the upcoming shows will go on sale beginning this Friday, the same day Little Dark Age‘s pre-sales begin. The complete list of upcoming tour dates can be seen below.
MGMT 2018 TOUR DATES:
Jan. 30 – Berlin, DE @ Huxley’s
Feb. 02 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso
Feb. 03 – Brussels, BE @ AB Main Hall
Feb. 05 – Paris, FR @ La Cigale
Feb. 06 – London, UK @ Electric Brixton
March 2 – St. Paul, MN @ Myth
March 3 – Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theatre
March 05 – St. Louis, MO @ Peabody Opera House
March 7 – Dallas, TX @ South Side Ballroom
March 8 – Austin, TX @ ACL Live at Moody Theater
March 9 – New Orleans, LA @ BUKU Music & Art Project
March 11 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
March 13 – Atlanta, GA @ Coca-Cola Roxy
March 15 – Washington, DC @ The Anthem
March 16 – Boston, MA @ Orpheum Theatre
March 17 – Montreal, QB @ MTELUS
March 19 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall
March 20 – Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
March 24 – Brooklyn, NY @ Kings Theatre
March 25 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
May 07 – Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
May 09 – Calgary, AB @ Big Four Building
May 11 – Vancouver, BC @ Orpheum Theatre
May 12 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox SODO
May 15 – San Francisco, CA @ Warfield Theatre
May 18 – Hollywood, CA @ Palladium
May 19 – San Diego, CA @ San Diego Civic Theatre
May 20 – Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
June 14-17 – Dover, DE @ Firefly Music Festival
June 29-July 1 – Beuningen, NL @ Down the Rabbit Hole Festival
July 6 – Hérouville Saint Clair, FR @ Festival Beauregard
July 12 – Madrid, ES @ Mad Cool Festival
July 17 – Milan, IT @ Milano Summer Festival