EELS Announce New Tour, Share New Single/Video "You Are The Shining Light"

EELS kick off their U.S. tour this Sunday in Denver, CO with further shows in Minneapolis, Chicago, Boston, New York, Nashville, Los Angeles and more. The band will then make their way to Europe for a summer run starting in Zurich on August 14. See below for full tour details.

The band also shares its new single, “You Are The Shining Light”, and the corresponding video directed by David Horsburgh, illustrated by Teresa Gasco, and animated by Ivan Xavier, Thanos Kousis, and Alexandre Belbari. The track is featured on their latest album, The Deconstruction, which continues to garner widespread critical praise since its release last spring.


April 21—Denver, CO—Gothic Theatre

Apr 23—Minneapolis, MN—First Avenue

Apr 24—Milwaukee, WI—Turner Hall Ballroom

Apr 25—Chicago, IL—Thalia Hall

Apr 26—Detroit, MI—Majestic Theatre

Apr 27—Pittsburgh, PA—Mr. Smalls Theatre

Apr 29—Buffalo, NY—Town Ballroom

Apr 30—Boston, MA—The Wilbur

May 1—New York, NY—Irving Plaza

May 3—Nashville, TN—Cannery Ballroom

May 4—St. Louis, MO—Delmar Hall

May 5—Dallas, TX—Canton Hall

May 6—Austin, TX—Emo’s

May 8—Phoenix, AZ—The Van Buren

May 9—Santa Ana, CA—The Observatory

May 11—San Diego, CA—The Observatory North Park

May 12—Los Angeles, CA—The Theater at Ace Hotel

May 13—San Francisco, CA—The Regency Ballroom

May 14—Sacramento, CA—Crest Theatre 


August 14—Zurich, Switzerland—X-TRA

August 15—Le Locle, Switzerland—Rock Altitude Festival

August 17—Hasselt, Belgium—Pukkelpop

August 18—Crickhowell, UK—Green Man Festival

August 19—Nottingham, UK—Rock City

August 20—Southampton, UK—O2 Guildhall

August 21—London, UK—Hammersmith Apollo

August 23—Paris, France—Rock en Seine

August 24— Amsterdam, Netherlands—Once In A Blue Moon Festival

August 25—Leipzig, Germany—Haus Auensee

August 27—Copenhagen, Denmark—Grey Hall

August 28—Oslo, Norway—Rockefeller

August 29—Stockholm, Sweden—Debaser Medis

August 31—Stuttgart, Germany—Im Wizemann

September 1—Prato, Italy—Settembre Prato è Spettacolo

September 2—Milan, Italy—Circolo Magnolia

September 4—Linz, Austria—Posthof

September 6—Barcelona, Spain—Razzmatazz

September 8—Santiago de Compostela, Spain—Auditorio De Galicia

September 10—Lyon, France—Radiant

September 11—Frankfurt, Germany—Batschkapp

September 12—Luxembourg City, Luxembourg–Den Atelier

September 14—Glasgow, UK—02 Academy

September 15—Manchester, UK—Albert Hall