Modest Mouse have just announced a summer trek through the U.S. in support of 2007′s Billboard chart-topping We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank. The jaunt commences May 23 for a run of support dates with REM until June 21, and then picks back up as a headlining tour two days later in Miami, Fl, until July 4. New Orleans’ famed Dirty Dozen Brass Band will be along for support.

Dates with REM
May 23 Burnaby, BC Deer Lake Park
May 24 George, WA Sasquatch Festival
May 25 Bend, OR Les Schwab Amphitheater (MM headline show with The National & Breeders)
May 27 Reno, NV Grand Sierra Resort (MM headline show with A Decent Animal)
May 29 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
May 31 Berkeley, CA The Greek Theatre
June 1 Berkeley, CA The Greek Theatre
June 3 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
June 4 Council Bluffs, IA Westfair Amphitheater (MM headline show with Dirty Dozen Brass Band)
June 5 Saint Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
June 6 Chicago, IL United Center
June 8 Toronto, ON Molsen Amphitheater
June 10 Raleigh, NC Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
June 11 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion
June 13 Mansfield, MA Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts
June 14 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach
June 16 Rochester Main Street Armory (MM headline show with Love As Laughter)
June 18 Philadelphia, PA The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
June 19 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
June 21 Atlanta, GA Lakewood Amphitheatre

Modest Mouse Headline Tour
June 23 Miami, FL Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theatre With Dirty Dozen Brass Band
June 24 Orlando, FL Hard Rock Live With Dirty Dozen Brass Band
June 25 St Augustine, FL St. Augustine Theater With Dirty Dozen Brass Band
June 26 Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues (North Myrtle Beach) With Dirty Dozen Brass Band
June 28 Norfolk, VA The NorVa With Dirty Dozen Brass Band
June 29 Charlottesville, VA Charlottesville Pavilion With Dirty Dozen Brass Band
June 30 Rostraver, PA Ice Garden With Dirty Dozen Brass Band
July 1 St. Louis, MO The Pageant with D*R*I*
July 2 Cincinnati, OH Bogarts with Azita
July 4 Rothbury, MI Rothbury Festival

www.modestmouse.com for more ticket info

(Photo credit: Autumn de Wilde)