Three days after the Walkmen release their new album, Lisbon on Fat Possum, they’ll be taking the stage at the Clubhouse in Tempe on Sept. 17. And as if that wasn’t exciting enough, Japandroids â€“ who already put on what is potentially the show of the year in April â€“ are pegged as the opener.
If my calculations are correct, the Walkmen were last in the Valley opening for Kings of Leon in May 2009, but they haven’t headlined here since June 2006, also at the Clubhouse.
Tickets for the Stateside Presents show are $14 in advance and $15 day of and go on sale Friday, June 25.
The Walkmen, live from SXSW (NPR showcase)
The Walkmen on WOXY.com’s Lounge Act
Japandroids: Younger Us
Japandroids on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic
Japandroids: Art Czars