Death Cab For Cutie, whose acclaimed new album “Narrow Stairs” made a stunning debut atop the Billboard 200 chart a few weeks ago, will...

Death Cab For Cutie, whose acclaimed new album “Narrow Stairs” made a stunning debut atop the Billboard 200 chart a few weeks ago, will spend its summer touring North America and beyond, with live dates currently scheduled for this month through a pair of mid-August performances at Japan’s annual Summer Sonic Festival on August 9-10 in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan.

The new album is the band’s first to debut at #1, with sales of 143,586, marking their highest sales week in the band’s 10-year history. The band’s previous album, “Plans,” was RIAA-certified Platinum.

In addition to headlining dates around the world, the band will also appear at a variety of festivals, including such renowned gatherings as the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee on June 15; the Latitude Festival at Henham Park in Birmingham, England on July 18; the Benicassim Festival in Benicassim, Spain on July 20; and Pemberton Festival in Pemberton, British Columbia on July 27.

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Death Cab for Cutie itinerary:

June 6Montreal, QUEJacques Cartier Pier
June 7Toronto, ONTToronto Olympic Island
June 9Columbia, MDMerriweather Post Pavilion
June 10Brooklyn, NYMcCarren Park Pool
June 12Philadelphia, PAMann Center for Performing Arts
June 13Cleveland, OHPlain Dealer Pavilion
June 14Indianapolis, INThe Lawn at White River State
June 15Manchester, TNBonnaroo
June 17Grand Prairie, TXNokia Theatre
June 19Mesa, AZMesa Ampitheatre
June 20San Diego, CASDSU Open Air Theatre
June 21Berkeley, CAGreek Theatre Berkeley
June 23Los Angeles, CANokia Theatre
June 24Santa Barbara, CASanta Barbara Bowl
July 3Kristiansand, NORQuart Festival
July 5Arvika, SWEArvikafestivalen
July 7Paris, FRAAlhambra
July 8Antwerp, BELRiverenhof
July 9Cologne, GERLive Music Hall
July 10Amsterdam, NLMelkweg
July 12Berlin, GERKesselhaus
July 15Birmingham, ENGBirmingham Academy
July 16Manchester, ENGManchester Apollo
July 17London, ENGBrixton Academy
July 18Southwold, ENGLatitude Festival @ Henham Park
July 20Benicassim, SPABenicassim Festival
July 27Pemberton, BCPemberton Festival
August 9Tokyo, JPSummer Sonic Festival
August 10Osaka, JPSummer Sonic Festival

Last Updated on June 6, 2008 by By Bob Grossweiner & Jane Cohen