The xx plan stateside tour

, Staff

The xx will cross the pond for a stateside tour this fall. The band will play the Orpheum Theatre on Sunday, October 3. Tickets for the show are now now on sale through Live Nation for $25.

The indie rockers from England continue to tour in support of the self-titled debut album, which was released to stores in the United States last fall. The xx are comprised of Romy Madley-Croft (lead vocals, guitar), Oliver Sim (lead vocals, bass guitar) and Jamie Smith (beats, MPC sampler). Earlier this year, the band performed two shows in one night at Boston’s Paradise Rock Club.

Last month, The xx was nominated for the 2010 Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize, an annual music prize awarded for the best album from the United Kingdom or Ireland. The band has emerged as one of the favorites for this year’s award, which will be announced on September 7. The Mercury Prize is often awarded to bands outside of the mainstream that have yet to appear atop the charts.

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