St. Vincent will tour with tUnE-yArDs in 2012.

St. Vincent and tUnE-yArDs, who apparently wanted more than just a chance meeting at Coachella 2012, have scheduled a pair of co-headlining dates in Tuscon, AZ and Oakland, CA in April. From there, St. Vincent will kick off a US tour that covers the South and the East Coast. tUnE-yArDs also has a New York show planned in February.

St. Vincent 2012 North American Tour Dates (clickit for tickets):

04/14 – Indio, CA @ Coachella Music Festival
04/17 – Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theater *
04/21 – Indio, CA @ Coachella Music Festival
04/24 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater *
05/3 – Providence, RI – Lupo’s
05/5 – Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
05/7 – Pittsburgh, PA – Altar
05/8 – Columbus, OH -Newport Music Hall
05/9 – Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s
05/10 – Indianapolis, IN – Deluxe @ Old National Centre
05/11 – Chicago, IL – the Vic
05/12 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
05/14 – Omaha, NE – Slowdown
05/15 – Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom
05/17 – Memphis, TN – Minglewood Hall
05/18 – Birmingham, AL – The Bottletree
05/19 – Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse
05/21 – Nashville, TN – Cannery Ballroom
05/22 – Knoxville, TN – Bijou Theatre
05/23 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
05/24 – Richmond, VA – The National

* = w/ tUnE-yArDs

tUnE-yArDs 2012 North American Tour Dates (tickets):

02/09 – New York, NY @ The Allen Room at Lincoln Center
04/14 – Indio, CA @ Coachella Music Festival
04/17 – Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theater *
04/21 – Indio, CA @ Coachella Music Festival
04/24 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater *

* = w/ St. Vincent

Watch the video for “Cruel” off of St. Vincent’s Strange Mercy, unequivocally one of 2011’s best: