Starting October 26 in Chapel Hill, NC., Even Johansen aka Magnet, will hit the road with a five-piece band opening for Montreal’s Stars in support of his third album, The Simple Life, due September 18 via Filter US Recordings. The Simple Life was released earlier this year in Europe and Johansen’s native Norway, where he performed “40,000 feet on an airplane flying from Oslo to Reykjavik” in celebration of its release. Full Stars/Magnet tour dates after the beep!

MAGNET ON TOUR WITH STARS

October 26 – Chapel Hill, N.C. @ Cat’s Cradle
October 27 – Atlanta, Ga. @ The Variety Playhouse
October 28 – Tallahassee, Fla. @ Club Downunder
October 30 – Austin, Texas @ Stubb’s
October 31 – Dallas, Texas @ House of Blues
November 2 – Chicago, Ill. @ Vic Theatre
November 3 – Minneapolis, Minn. @ Pantages Theatre
November 4 – Omaha, Neb. @ Slowdown
November 6 – Denver, Colo. @ Gothic Theatre
November 8 – Tucson, Ariz. @ Rialto Theatre
November 14 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ The Roxy*