Yes, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart are coming back East this August, so do not despair. But first, they will appear at Grant Park in Chicago, IL for Lollapalooza 2011 on August 6th, bookended with Philadelphia’s buoyant-sounding POPPED! Festival on September 23rd. Their NYC shows at Terminal 5, are with UK’s The Kills, and NYC’s A Place to Bury Strangers, on August 8th & 9th.

OFFICIAL NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
07/31/11          Montreal, QC               Parc Jean Drapeau *Appearing at “Osheaga Festival” / The Flaming Lips
08/02/11          Toronto, ON                Opera House Concert Venue
08/03/11          Pontiac, MI                 Crofoot Ballroom
08/04/11          Newport, KY               The Historic Southgate House
08/05/11          St. Louis, MO             Off Broadway Nightclub
08/06/11          Chicago, IL                 Empty Bottle *Appearing at “Lollapalooza Aftershows”
08/07/11          Chicago, IL                 Grant Park *Appearing at “Lollapalooza”
08/08/11          New York, NY             Terminal 5 *Appearing with The Kills
08/09/11          New York, NY             Terminal 5 *Appearing with The Kills
09/18/11          Holmdel, NJ                PNC Bank Arts Center *Appearing at “RXP s                                                                                                                     TakLiberty  Festival” w/Coldplay
09/23/11          Philadelphia, PA        Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park  *Appearing at “Popped! Festival”
w/ The Shins, Girl Talk, Pretty Lights
09/25/11          Urbana, IL                   Pygmalion Festival @ The Hidive