Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks will tour the United States in 2012.

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks will take off for a two-week tour in February, in support of 2011’s Beck-produced Mirror Traffic. Dates are below:

02-13 Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
02-15 Boulder, CO – Fox Theatre
02-17 Omaha, NE – Slowdown
02-18 Columbia, MO – The Blue Note
02-19 Lawrence, KS – The Granada
02-21 Dallas, TX – Granada Theatre
02-22 Austin, TX – The Mohawk
02-24 Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom
02-27 Santa Barbara, CA – SOhO Restaurant and Music Club
02-28 San Francisco, CA – Slim’s

Tickets are available now for this short tour.

Malkmus’ stature in the industry has clearly earned him connections: watch the star-studden music video for “Senator,” with Jack Black as the title role. We’ll let you figure the rest out yourselves.