The Magnetic Fields will make their first-ever appearance at the SXSW Music Showcase in Austin, Texas on March 15 as the headliners for NPR’s Live From the Parish day party.
They will also perform at their official SXSW showcase at ACL Live on March 16. The band will be celebrating the release of Love at the Bottom of the Sea which will be available in stores on March 6.
Love at the Bottom of the Sea is their first release of new material with Merge since 1999’s highly acclaimed 69 Love Songs. In addition to the SXSW shows, the Magnetic Fields will also be embarking on a North American tour that includes two dates at the Beacon Theater in New York City. A full list of dates are below and tickets are on sale now.
Stream Love at the Bottom of the Sea in its entirety at NPR Music and watch the video for the first single “Andrew in Drag”. Love at the Bottom of the Sea is available for pre-order on CD and LP now in the Merge store.
The Magnetic Fields on tour:
Mar 6 Hudson, NY Helsinki Hudson
Mar 7 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer
Mar 10 Minehead, UK All Tomorrow’s Parties
Mar 15 Austin, TX NPR's SXSW day party @ The Parish
Mar 16 Austin, TX ACL Live @ SXSW
Mar 18 Vancouver, BC The Vogue
Mar 19 Seattle, WA Neptune Theater
Mar 20 Seattle, WA Neptune Theater
Mar 21 Portland, OR Roseland Theater
Mar 23 Los Angeles, CA Orpheum Theater
Mar 24 Oakland, CA Fox Theater
Mar 26 Chicago, IL Vic Theater
Mar 27 Chicago, IL Vic Theater
Mar 28 Iowa City, IA Englert Theater
Mar 30 Toronto, ON Sound Academy
Mar 31 Montreal, QC Le National
Apr 3 New York, NY Beacon Theater
Apr 4 New York, NY Beacon Theater
Apr 6 Boston, MA Berklee Performance Center
Apr 7 Boston, MA Berklee Performance Center
Apr 9 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
Apr 11 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle
Apr 12 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle
Apr 14 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse