Fleet Foxes have revealed that their second album, Helplessness Blues, is due out May 3 and will accompany a tour in North America, the UK and Europe. Tour begins April 30 in Vancouver and wraps up in London, England.   Tickets will be available for online purchase beginning February 1 at 9 AM Pacific time.  The album's title track is now available for download here as well as pre-sale tickets (available while supplies last) for the North American tour.

North American Tour

04/30/11 Sat – Vancouver BC @ The Vogue Theatre *
05/01/11 Sun – Portland OR @ Crystal Ballroom*
05/03/11 Tue – Seattle WA @ Moore Theatre*
05/05/11 Thu – Oakland CA @ Fox Theater**
05/06/11 Fri – San Diego CA @ Spreckels Theatre*
05/07/11 Sat – Hollywood CA @ Hollywood Palladium*
05/08/11 Sun – Tucson AZ @ Rialto Theatre*
05/10/11 Tue – Austin TX @ Stubbs Waller Creek Amphitheater*
05/11/11 Wed – Dallas TX @ Palladium Ballroom *
05/13/11 Fri – Nashville TN @ Ryman Auditorium*
05/14/11 Sat – Atlanta GA @ The Tabernacle*
05/15/11 Sun – Washington DC @ DAR Constitution Hall*
05/17/11 Tue – Boston MA @ Orpheum Theatre*
05/18/11 Wed – New York NY @ The United Palace Theatre*
05/21/11 Sat- Upper Darby PA @ Tower Theatre***
* On sale to general public Feb 4
** On sale to general public Feb 6
*** On sale date TBA


UK and European Tour

05/25/11 Wed – Berlin, Germany @ Astra*
05/26/11 Thu – Munich, Germany @ Dachau Summer of Music*
05/28/11 Sat – Barcelona, Spain @ Primavera Sound**
05/30/11 Mon – Paris, France @ Bataclan*
05/31/11 Tue – London, England @ Hammersmith Apollo*
*On sale to general public Feb 4 at 9am local time
**Currently on sale