KONGOS Announce More Tour Dates Ahead of Egomaniac Release

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Santiago Felipe/Getty ImagesKONGOS  will expand their summer North American tour into the fall in support of their forthcoming album, Egomaniac, which will be released on June 10.

The fall dates launch just after the group plays the Life is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas which takes place  September 23 through 25. The group will hit many major cities before wrapping at The Crescent Ballroom Outdoors in Arizona for Dia De Los KONGOS. The Joy Formidable will support the trek.

KONGOS is also set to appear on NBC’s Today show June 15.

Egomaniac, KONGOS’ third album, will be released June 10. It is the follow-up to the South Africa-born band’s breakthrough sophomore record, 2012’s Lunatic.

A special artist pre-sale goes live on June 7 at 10 a.m. local time. At the same time, fans who preordered Egomaniacmay also buy tickets before the general on-sale date at Kongos.com.

Here are the newly added KONGOS dates:

8/13 — Redmond, WA, Marymoor Park Concerts
8/14 — Portland, OR, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
8/16 — Morrison, CO, Red Rocks Amphitheatre w/Dirty Heads
8/28 — Palmer, AK, Alaska State Fair
9/23-25 –Las Vegas, NV, Life Is Beautiful Festival
9/25 — Santa Cruz, CA, The Catalyst
9/27 — Spokane, WA,  Knitting Factory Concert House
9/29 — Edmonton, Alberta, Union Hall
9/30– Calgary, Alberta. MacEwan Ballroom
10/1 — Saskatoon, Saskatechewan. Loui’s
10/2 — Winnipeg, Manitoba, Garrick Centre
10/4 — Minneapolis, MN, Varsity Theater
10/6 — Detroit, MI, St. Andrews Hall
10/8 — Montreal, Quebec,  Metropolis
10/9 — Toronto, Ontario, Danforth Music Hall
10/11 — Rochester, NY, Main Street Armory – Downstairs
10/12 — Boston, MA, The Royale
10/14 — Silver Spring, MD,  The Fillmore
10/15 — New York, NY, PlayStation Theater
10/20 — New Orleans, LA, House of Blues
10/21 — Houston, TX , Warehouse Live
10/23 — Dallas, TX, Gas Monkey Live!
10/27 — San Francisco, CA,  Regency Ballroom
10/28 — Los Angeles, CA, The Wiltern
10/29 — Phoenix, AZ, Dia De Los KONGOS at Crescent Ballroom Outdoors

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