With his new album dropping next week, Sufjan Stevens is now streaming his new record, Carrie & Lowell via NPR. The album is set for release on March 31 on Stevens’ own Asthmatic Kitty Records, but why wait you can listen it a week early!

Heralded by many as his greatest album ever, the intimate record is a return to Stevens’ folk roots with 11 songs that thematically focus on life and death, love and loss, and the struggle of dealing with it all. The album is named for Stevens’ mother and stepfather. With his mother having passed away in 2012, it’s a more sullen and stark album, but absolutely gorgeous in all its naked beauty. Stream it for yourself and let the words soak in as the lovely arrangements heighten the feels.

To celebrate the new album, Sufjan Stevens will embark on a lengthy tour that will kick off on April 9 in Philadelphia and will take him all the way through September 6 in the UK. Stevens will perform two Los Angeles dates at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on June 3 and 4. Supporting Stevens at both date are Helado Negro. Tickets are on sale now. You can purchase them here.




April 9                              Philadelphia, PA                                                         Academy of Music*

April 10                            Philadelphia, PA                                                         Academy of Music*

April 11                              New York, NY                                                                Beacon Theatre*

April 12                               Hartford, CT                   The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts*

April 14                               Portland, ME                                                           Merrill Auditorium*

April 15                                Albany, NY                                                             The Palace Theater*

April 16                              Cleveland, OH                                       Cleveland Masonic Auditorium*

April 17                             Columbus, OH                                                                 Palace Theater*

April 18                            Indianapolis, IN                                                          The Murat Theatre*

April 20                              St. Louis, MO                                                     Peabody Opera House*

April 21                           Kansas City, MO                                                            Midland Theater†

April 22                           Minneapolis, MN                                                    Northrop Auditorium†

April 23                             Milwaukee, WI                                                            Riverside Theater†

April 24                                Chicago, IL                                                                 Chicago Theatre†

April 25                                Chicago, IL                                                                 Chicago Theatre†

April 27                                Detroit, MI                                                                 Masonic Temple†

April 28                           Grand Rapids, MI                                            Covenant Fine Arts Center†

April 29                               Toronto, ON                                                                      Massey Hall†

April 30                              Montreal, QC                           Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier / Place Des Artes†

May 1                                 Brooklyn, NY                                                                   Kings Theatre‡

May 2                                 Brooklyn, NY                                                                   Kings Theatre§

May 4                                  Boston, MA                    Citi Performing Arts Center – Wang Theatre§

May 5                             Washington, D.C.                                                 DAR Constitution Hall§

May 6                                Richmond, VA                                                                   Altria Theater§

May 7                                  Durham, NC                                       Durham Performing Arts Center§

May 9                              New Orleans, LA                                                             Saenger Theatre§

May 10                                 Dallas, TX                                                                  Majestic Theatre§

May 11                                Houston, TX                                   Jones Hall for the Performing Arts§

May 12                                 Austin, TX                                                               Bass Concert Hall§

May 13                                 Austin, TX                                                               Bass Concert Hall§

June 2                                San Diego, CA                                                Copley Symphony Hall**

June 3                              Los Angeles, CA                                          Dorothy Chandler Pavilion**

June 4                              Los Angeles, CA                                          Dorothy Chandler Pavilion**

June 5                                  Oakland, CA                                                                    Fox Theater**

June 6                                  Oakland, CA                                                                    Fox Theater**

June 8                                 Portland, OR                                        Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall**

June 9                                Vancouver, BC                                                          Orpheum Theatre**

June 10                                Seattle, WA                                                   The Paramount Theatre**

June 11                                Seattle, WA                                                   The Paramount Theatre**

July 17-18                     Eaux Claires Festival                                                              Eau Claire, WI

September 6                     Larmar Tree, UK                                                               End of the Road


*with Cold Specks

†with Little Scream

‡with Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens

  • with Moses Sumney

**with Helado Negro

**with Helado Negro



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