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From the R.E.M. HQ:

R.E.M. will tour North America this May and June in support of Accelerate, their new record which is set to be released on April 1. The band will be joined on the North American tour by Modest Mouse and The National. Please stay tuned to for more details.

Read on for the dates.

REM, The National & Modest Mouse – 2008 Tour Dates

May 23 – Vancouver, BC – Deer Lake Park
May 29 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl
May 31 – San Francisco, CA – Greek Theatre
June 03 – Denver, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre
June 06 – Chicago, IL – United Center
June 08 – Toronto, ON – Molson Amphitheatre
June 10 – Raleigh, NC – Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
June 11 – Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion
June 13 – Boston, MA – Tweeter Center
June 14 – Long Island, NY – Jones Beach
June 18 – Philadelphia, PA – Mann Center
June 19 – New York, NY – TBA
June 21 – Atlanta, GA – Lakewood Amphitheatre

R.E.M. are also playing SXSW. The National are playing Langerado and Coachella, and Isaac and Co. (i.e. Modest Mouse) have no other scheduled dates at the moment.