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The White Stripes announce US tour

The White Stripes have announced a tour of the US, kicking off in Chicago in September.

The band will continue on their quest to play all remaining 16 states they have yet to travel to in support of their forthcoming album ‘Icky Thump’, set for release on June 19.

The September stint will see them play eight more never-before-played States, including Alaska and North Dakota, as well as revisiting a number of others.

The dates confirmed so far are:

Chicago, IL Aragon Ballroom (September 4,5)
Lincoln, NE Pershing Center Auditorium (6)
Fargo, ND Fargo Civic Auditorium (7)
Rapid City, SD Rushmore Plaza Civic Center (8)
Jackson Hole, WY Snowking Center (10)
Boise, ID Idaho Center Theatre (11)
Salt Lake City, UT The “E” Center (12)
Albuquerque, NM Kiva Auditorium (13)
Austin, TX Austin City Limits (14-16)
Inglewood, CA The Forum (19)
Berkeley, CA Greek Theatre (21)
Anchorage, AK William A. Egan Civic Center (24)
Seattle, WA Paramount Ballroom (26,27)
(More dates are expected to be announced shortly)
via nme