Electronic duo The Crystal Method ended 2008 with a three-month block of DJ sets at clubs across the United States and Canada. Now with a new studio release on the horizon, Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland are hitting the nation’s concert venues for a round of live performances.

The 30-city Divided by Night Tour officially launches May 6 at the House of Blues in Boston, MA, and runs through a June 14 performance at Murray Theater in Murray, UT. Along the way, the band will stop for a May 9 show at Webster Hall in New Yokr, NY, a May 16 concert at The Tabernacle in Atlanta, GA, a May 22 gig at the House of Blues in Las Vegas, NV, and a June 8 session at the House of Blues in Chicago, IL.

Venues have not yet been announced for shows on May 28 in San Francisco, CA, and June 13 in Denver, CO. The tour includes four concerts in Canada: May 7 at Metropolis in Montreal, QC; May 8 at The Guvernment in Toronto, ON; June 1 at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, BC; and June 3 at The Whiskey in Calgary, AB.

The Crystal Method will be touring in support of the group’s forthcoming fourth studio album, “Divided by Night.” After being pushed back from a late 2008 release, the record is slated to hit stores on May 12.

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The upcoming studio album and live tour will be the first for The Crystal Method since the 2004 release “Legion of Boom” and its companion trek. Since then, Jordan and Kirkland have mostly worked on smaller soundtrack and remix projects in the studio, and have performed only scattered DJ sets. Their 2008 DJ set tour launched on October 9 at the Ultra Lounge in Newport Beach, CA, and wrapped December 19 at Epic Center in Minneapolis, MN.

The Crystal Method itinerary:
(Dates are subject to change.)

April 15 Petaluma, CA Phoenix Theater
April 17 Indio, CA Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival
May 6 Boston, MA House of Blues
May 7 Montreal, QC Metropolis
May 8 Toronto, ON The Guvernment
May 9 New York, NY Webster Hall
May 10 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of the Living Arts
May 11 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
May 12 Baltimore, MD Rams Head Live!
May 14 Fort Lauderdale, FL Revolution
May 15 Lake Buena Vista, FL House of Blues
May 16 Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle
May 17 New Orleans, LA House of Blues
May 18 Houston, TX House of Blues
May 19 Austin, TX La Zona Rosa
May 20 Dallas, TX House of Blues
May 22 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
May 23 Tempe, AZ The Marquee
May 24 Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre
May 26 San Diego, CA House of Blues
May 28 San Francisco, CA TBA
May 29 Portland, OR Roseland Theater
May 30 Seattle, WA WaMu Theater
June 1 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom
June 3 Calgary, AB The Whiskey
June 6 Milwaukee, WI The Rave Eagles Club
June 7 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
June 8 Chicago, IL House of Blues
June 9 St. Louis, MO The Pageant
June 12 Aspen, CO Belly Up Aspen
June 13 Denver, CO TBA
June 14 Murray, UT Murray Theater