The Mountain Goats Announce Fall Tour

    On October 2, the Mountain Goats will release Transcendental Youth via Merge Records, and the group is going on tour this fall in support of it. Matthew E. White, who contributed to the new album, will open a number of dates and perform his solo album Big Inner. His horn section will also join the Mountain Goats onstage each night.

    Superfans will get a nice treat at the Hopscotch Music Festival on September 7 in Raleigh, North Carolina, where the Mountain Goats will perform a covers and rarities set there. They’ll treat fans to another special night on October 6 in Durham by performing with vocal quartet Anonymous 4. Owen Pallet has arranged five songs from Transcendental Youth, and the night will feature these songs along with selections from Anonymous 4’s catalog. Check out the full schedule below.

    09.01 – Livermore, CA : Wente Vineyards Estate Winery %

    09.07 – Raleigh, NC : Fletcher Opera Theatre (Hopscotch Music Festival

    10.06 – Durham, NC : Reynolds Industries Theatre w. Anonymous 4

    10.09 – Richmond, VA : The National *

    10.10 – Baltimore, MD : The Ottobar *

    10.11 – Philadelphia, PA : Theatre of Living Arts *

    10.14 – Brooklyn : Music Hall of Williamsburg *

    10.15 – New York, NY : Bowery Ballroom *

    10.18 – Boston : House of Blues *

    10.19 – Ithaca, NY : The Haunt *

    10.20 – Toronto, ON : Phoenix Concert Theatre *

    10.22 – Grand Rapids, MI : The Ladies Literary Club *

    10.23 – Milwaukee, WI : Pabst Theatre *

    10.24 – Minneapolis, MN : Varsity Theatre *

    10.26 – Iowa City, IA : The Blue Moose TapHouse *

    10.27 – Chicago, IL : Vic Theatre *

    % = w. Dodos

    * = w. Matthew E. White