Future Islands to play free show at the Patterson; Katy Perry, the Pretty Reckless, and the Foals also add local dates
That free show will come before another one on March 5 at 2640, where they will perform with Celebration and Arbouretum. (Tickets for that show are on sale at Red Emma's and missiontix.com)
The band is coming off a highly successful year where they played some 130 gigs, and sold over 3,000 copies of "In Evening Air."
At the Patterson, they will play a short acoustic set in the gallery and a standard set at the theater.
In related touring news, Katy Perry becomes Merriweather Post Pavilion's second announced headliner this summer; Sugarland will perform in May.
The singer will stop by June 15 with her California Dreams tour, which is hysterically sponsored by Schick Quattro for Women. General tickets go on sale January 29.
Joan Jett manqué Taylor Momsen, also known for "Gossip Girl," will return to Baltimore on March 15 with her band the Pretty Reckless. They last played Bourbon Street in October.
On the punk side of things, the Brits the Foals also announced a new massive tour that includes Baltimore. They will perform at the Ottobar May 7.
Below, Future Islands tour dates:
Future Islands tour dates:February 17 - Columbus, OH @ The Summit (w/Ed Schrader's Music Beat)
February 18 - Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Tavern (w/Ed Schrader's Music Beat)
February 19 - Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle (w/Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Wumme)
February 20 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Brillobox (w/Ed Schrader's Music Beat)
February 26 - Baltimore, MD @ Creative Alliance Free Show! 2 sets: Acoustic in Gallery + Electric in Theater
March 3 - Raleigh, NC @ Kings (w/Ed Schrader's Music Beat, NAPS)
March 4 - Raleigh, NC @ Kings (w/Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Lonnie Walker)
March 5 - Baltimore, MD @ 2640 Space (w/Celebration, Arbouretum)
Photo: Future Islands Facebook