Mayer Hawthorne has announced a headlining run of North American tour dates in 2012, with The Stepkids opening in support. The duo will spend two busy months sweeping the US and Canada before Mayer Hawthorne skips off for a handful of dates with Foster the People. We are ever-so-bummed that San Francisco doesn’t get him this time around, because we’re still glowing from his last appearance – looks like we might need to get ourselves to the Greek in June.

Mayer Hawthorne w/ The Stepkids 2012 tour dates:

16 Apr: New York, NY Webster Hall
17 Apr: Washington, DC 9:30 Club
18 Apr: Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer
20 Apr: Portland, ME Port City Music Hall
21 Apr: Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club
23 Apr: Charlottesville, VA Jefferson Theater
24 Apr: Charleston, SC The Music Farm
25 Apr: Mobile, AL The Centre for the Living Arts’ Saenger Theatre
27 Apr: Dallas, TX South Side Music Hall
29 Apr: Houston, TX Fitzgeralds
1 May: Nashville, TN Mercy Lounge
2 May: Raleigh, NC Lincoln Theatre
3 May: Birmingham, AL Workplay Theatre
7 May: St. Petersburg, FL The State Theatre
8 May: Miami, FL Grand Central
9 May: Orlando, FL The Plaza ‘LIVE’
11 May: Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse
12 May: Charlotte, NC The Neighborhood Theatre
14 May: Cleveland, OH House of Blues
15 May: Detroit, MI Majestic Theatre
17 May: Chicago, IL Park West
18 May: Minneapolis, MN Fine Line Music Café
21 May: Lawrence, KS Granada Theater
22 May: St. Louis, MO Firebird
23 May: Indianapolis, IN Deluxe
25 May: Toronto, ON The Opera House
26 May: Montreal, QC Corona Theatre

Mayer Hawthorne w/ Foster the People 2012 tour dates:

06-25 Burnaby, British Columbia – Deer Lake Park
06-26 Seattle, WA – WaMu Theatre
06-27 Portland, OR – Edgefield
06-29 Berkeley, CA – Greek Theater
06-30 Los Angeles, CA – Gibson
07-03 Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Ampitheatre
07-05 Salt Lake City, UT – The Great Salttair
07-06 Pheonix, AZ – Comerica Theatre
07-07 Las Vegas, NV – The Cosmopolitan

If you missed it, “I Left My Heart In San Francisco” will flood the SF airwaves for Valentine’s Day tomorrow at noon. And while nobody does it quite like Tony Bennet, Mayer Hawthorne’s rendition is puuuurty darned good: