Sigur Rós Announce North American Tour, Coachella Appearance Likely

    After playing a handful of dates across the United States earlier this year, including a highly anticipated appearance at San Francisco’s Outside Lands festival, Icelandic group Sigur Rós have announced a full-scale North American tour for the spring of 2013.

    The tour includes a headlining date at New York City’s Madison Square Garden — but even more interesting about these newly announced dates is the noticeable lack of a Southern California concert. For all those Los Angeles Sigur Rós diehards about to plan trips to one of the band’s other American stops, don’t get too ahead of yourselves. These dates, if anything, point to something much more exciting.

    The gaps in Sigur Rós’ tour schedule in mid-April hint that the band is a likely addition to the 2013 installment of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, slated for the weekends of April 12 and April 19. We’re not promising anything here, but it’s safe to assume Sigur Rós will bring there ethereal, dreamy tunes to the Polo Grounds this year.

    Check out the full Sigur Rós tour schedule below.

    Sigur Rós tour dates
    03.24 Washington DC: Patriot Center
    03.25 New York, NY: Madison Square Garden
    03.26 Boston, MA: Agganis Arena
    03.27 Montreal, QB: Bell Centre
    03.29 Ottawa, ON: Scotia Bank Place
    03.30 Toronto, ON: Air Canada Theatre Bowl
    04.01 Detroit, MI: Fox Theatre
    04.02 Chicago, IL: UIC Pavilion
    04.03 Minneapolis, MN: Roy Wilkins Auditorium
    04.06 Denver, CO: 1st Bank
    04.08 Dallas, TX: Verizon Theatre
    04.09 Houston, TX: Bayou Music Center
    04.10 Austin, TX: Cedar Park Center
    04.12 Phoenix, AZ: Comerica
    04.17 San Francisco, CA: Bill Graham Civic