[News] Ben Gibbard Announces North American Tour

Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard, now known formally as Benjamin Gibbard, announced last month that he will be releasing a solo album later this fall, his debut solo full-length. In support of the release of Former Lives, Gibbard has announced a brief North American tour. Following individual shows in late September and mid-October, the DCFC frontman will trek across the continent performing 10 shows in 14 days. Check out his full tour itinerary after the jump.

Pre-sale tickets for the tour are now available for members of the Death Cab for Cutie fan club, and the official artwork for Former Lives is pictured above.

Ben Gibbard 2012 Tour Dates:
09/26 – Big Sur, CA @ Henry Miller Library
10/14 – Toronto, ON @ The Danforth Music Hall
11/01 – Minneapolis, MN @ Assembly Hall at The Women’s Club *
11/02 – Chicago, IL @ Athenaeum Theatre *
11/04 – Somerville, MA @ Somerville Theater *
11/05 – New York, NY @ Town Hall *
11/07 – Glenside, PA @ Keswick Theatre *
11/08 – Washington, DC @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue *
11/10 – Saxapahaw, NC @ The Haw River Ballroom *
11/11 – Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse *
11/13 – San Francisco, CA @ Palace of Fine Arts Theatre #
11/14 – Los Angeles, CA @ Wilshire Ebell #

* = w/ Advance Base
# = w/ Damien Jurado