Syracuse, New York’s Ra Ra Riot are set to hit the road in September on a lengthy North American trek in support of their sophomore effort, The Orchard, out August 24th via Barsuk Records.

For fans who can’t hang on until August to get a taste of The Orchard, the band has posted a two-minute album preview/making-of called ”Keep it Quiet,” (directed by Taryn Gould and Emily Kowalczyk) on their official site.

Sun-Aug-01 Montreal, QC Osheaga Festival
Wed-Aug-04 Columbus, OH Columbus State Fair w/Devo
Sat-Aug-28 Toronto, ON Molson Amphitheater
Sun-Sep-05 Seattle, WA Bumbershoot
Thu-Sep-09 Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom/MFNW
Sun-Sep-12 North Dorset, UK End of the Road Festival
Sat-Sep-18 Geneva, NY Three Stories Benefit @ Cracker Factory
Tue-Sep-21 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom
Wed-Sep-22 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom
Thu-Sep-23 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg
Fri-Sep-24 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg
Mon-Sep-27 Northampton, MA Pearl St.
Tue-Sep-28 New Haven, CT Toad’s Place
Wed-Sep-29 Providence, RI The Met
Fri-Oct-01 Boston, MA Royale
Sat-Oct-02 Philadelphia, PA Trocadero
Sun-Oct-03 Pittsburgh, PA Diesel
Mon-Oct-04 Ann Arbor, MI Blind Pig
Tue-Oct-05 Chicago, IL Metro
Thu-Oct-07 Minneapolis, MN Varsity Theatre
Fri-Oct-08 Omaha, NE Waiting Room
Mon-Oct-11 Denver, CO Bluebird Theatre
Tue-Oct-12 Salt Lake City, UT In the Venue
Wed-Oct-13 Crystal Bay, NV Crystal Bay Club
Tue-Oct-19 Pomona, CA Glass House
Wed-Oct-20 Los Angeles, CA The Music Box @ Henry Fonda
Thu-Oct-21 San Diego, CA Belly Up Tavern
Fri-Oct-22 Tempe, AZ The Clubhouse
Sun-Oct-24 San Antonio, TX White Rabbits
Tue-Oct-26 Austin, TX Emo’s
Wed-Oct-27 Houston, TX Warehouse Live
Thu-Oct-28 Dallas, TX Granada Theatre
Fri-Oct-29 Little Rock, AR Rev Room
Sat-Oct-30 Nashville, TN Exit/In
Mon-Nov-01 Birmingham, AL Workplay Theatre
Tue-Nov-02 Atlanta, GA Masquerade-Hell Room
Wed-Nov-03 Asheville, NC Orange Peel
Thu-Nov-04 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle
Fri-Nov-05 Washington, DC 930 Club
Sat-Nov-13 Vancouver, BC The Commodore
Wed-Nov-17 Calgary, AB MacEwan Hall
Fri-Nov-19 Saskatoon, SK Louis’ Pub
Sat-Nov-20 Winnipeg, MB The Garric

(Photo by Doron Gild)

–Carrie Alison