[News] Fitz and The Tantrums Announce New Album, Summer Tour Dates

Following up their 2010 debut Pickin' Up The Pieces, soul outfit Fitz and The Tantrums have announced that their sophomore LP will be released on October 9th via Dangerbird Records. Produced by Tony Hoffer, who has previously worked with bands such as Phoenix and Depeche Mode, the progress of the studio effort will be updated on the band's official website.

Leading up to the release of the as-of-yet-untitled album, the Los Angeles outfit will be going on tour throughout the summer and into September, touring alongside Ben Harper, Dave Matthews and Blues Traveler. The tour will also include several festival appearances, including Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco. Take a look at their full tour itinerary after the jump. 

Fitz and the Tantrums 2012 Tour Dates:
06/05 – Birmingham, AL @ WorkPlay Soundstage
06/06 – Greenville, SC @ The Handlebar
06/08 – Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music Festival
06/09 – Charleston, SC @ The Music Farm
06/10 – Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre
06/12 – New York, NY @ Jones Beach Amphitheater *
06/13 – New York, NY @ Jones Beach Amphitheater *
06/14 – Buffalo, NY @ Thursday at the Square
06/15 – Columbus, OH @ LC Pavilion
06/30 – Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl #
07/01 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl #
07/03 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot
07/04 – Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre $
07/05 – Kansas City, MO @ Crossroads
07/06 – Milwaukee, WI @ Summerfest
07/07 – Minneapolis, MN @ Basilica Block Party
07/20 – Seattle, WA @ Capitol Hill Block Party
07/22 – Dover, DE @ Firefly Music Festival
08/11 – San Francisco, CA @ Outside Lands Music Festival
09/06 – Amherstburg, ON @ Fort Maiden Park
09/20 – Morristown, NJ @ Mayo Center for the Performing Arts
09/21 – Huntington, NY @ The Paramount
09/23 – Gulf Shores, AL @ DeLuna Fest

* = w/ Dave Matthews Band
# = w/ Ben Harper
$ = w/ Blues Traveler