The ever-emotive Ra Ra Riot have announced that they’ll be extending their tour in support of second release, The Orchard (released in August), with added March U.S. dates. In the meantime, the band will perform January 20 on Jimmy Kimmel Live, debuting new single, “Too Dramatic.”

Ra Ra Riot’s sophomore album, The Orchard, debuted #36 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart. Not a bad start.

U.S. tour dates:

Wed-Jan-19 Santa Barbara, CA Soho ^
Thu-Jan-20 Los Angeles, CA Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Fri-Jan-21 San Francisco, CA Great American Music Hall ^
Sat-Jan-22 Sacramento, CA Harlow’s & ^
Sun-Jan-23 Sonoma, CA Gundlach Bundschu Winery & ^
Tue-Jan-25 Eugene, OR Wow Hall & ^
Wed-Jan-26 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre & ^
Thu-Jan-27 Seattle, WA Neumo’s & ^
Fri-Jan-28 Victoria, BC Sugar ^
Sat-Jan-29 Vancouver, BC The Biltmore ^
Thu-Mar-3 Baltimore, MD Rams Head Live
Fri-Mar-4 Charlottesville, VA Jefferson Theatre
Sun-Mar-6 Jacksonville, FL Jack Rabbits
Mon-Mar-7 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Culture Room
Tue-Mar-8 Orlando, FL The Social
Wed-Mar-9 Tampa, FL Crowbar
Fri-Mar-11 New Orleans, LA One Eyed Jacks ^
Sat-Mar-12 Baton Rouge, LA Spanish Moon
Mon-Mar-14 Columbia, MO Mojo’s
Tue-Mar-15 St. Louis, MO Firebird
Wed-Mar-16 Indianapolis, IN Earth House
Fri-Mar-18 Louisville, KY Headliners Music Hall
Sat-Mar-19 Newport, KY Mad Hatter Club 219

Givers ^
Pepper Rabbit &

Photo of Ra Ra Riot at 2008 Siren Festival by Tim Salty Nestor