The group will kick off the tour with a pair of performances June 8-9 at Wyoming's Jackson Hole Film Festival. Their appearance there will coincide with showings of the documentary "Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars," which tracks the groups three year journey from its formation in a Guinean refugee camp to success on the charts and stage.
The band will play 13 more dates in the States, including The Detroit Festival of the Arts (June 10), The Triple Door in Seattle (June 19), San Francisco's Great American Music Hall (June 22) and KCRW's World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles (June 24), before heading to Europe.
Dates on SLRAS' European calendar include several festival appearances, including T In The Park in Kinross, Scotland (July 7) and the Oxegen Festival in Naas, Ireland (July 8), as well as a handful of headlining dates in The Netherlands, Switzerland, the U.K., Norway and Sweden.
The second leg of the band's U.S. trek gets rolling in August and includes an appearance at Denver's Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom (August 8), Music Haven in Schenectady, N.Y. (August 12), Miller Plaza in Chattanooga, Tenn. (August 17), Milwaukee's Pabst Theatre (September 5) and New York's Lincoln Center For The Performing Arts (September 6).