Ben Gibbard announces solo tour, debuts arty new album art

Ben Gibbard announces solo tour, debuts arty new album art

Death Cab For Cutie frontman Benjamin “Ben” Gibbard has announced a tour around his first solo record, due this fall. Former Lives comes out Oct. 16 on Barsuk, and it now has fancy album art created by Joan Hiller. The tour in support of the record begins Oct. 14 in Toronto and will be opened by Advance Base and Damien Jurado. More Pacific Northwest dates should be announced soon.

Benjamin Gibbard 2012 tour dates
Sept. 26—Henry Miller Library—Big Sur, California
Oct. 14—Danforth Music Hall—Toronto, Ontario
Nov. 1—Assembly Hall—Minneapolis, Minnesota #
Nov. 2—Athenaeum Theater—Chicago, Illinois #
Nov. 4—Somerville Theater—Somerville, Massachusetts #
Nov. 5—Town Hall—New York, New York #
Nov. 7—Keswick Theatre—Glenside, Pennsylvania #
Nov. 8—Sixth & I Historic Synagogue—Washington, DC #
Nov. 10—The Haw River Ballroom—Saxapahaw, North Carolina #
Nov. 11—Variety Playhouse—Atlanta, Georgia #
Nov. 13—Palace Of Fine Arts Theatre—San Francisco, California &
Nov. 14—Wilshire Ebell—Los Angeles, California &

# with Advance Base
& with Damien Jurado