Of Monsters and Men Coming to Roy Wilkins Auditorium Oct. 1

Of Monsters and Men just announced dates for their upcoming 2015 fall tour and will make a stop at The Legendary Roy Wilkins Auditorium in Saint Paul on Thursday, October 1. Reserved seat and general admission tickets ($37.50) go on sale Friday, June 5 at 10 a.m. and will be available at the Roy Wilkins Auditorium Box Office and all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. To charge-by-phone, call 800-745-3000. To order online, visit

Of Monsters and Men first had the world talking in 2011 with their inescapable and infectious quadruple-platinum smash "Little Talks." An engaging mix of authentic indie and alternative, the Icelandic quintet's critically praised full-length debut "My Head Is An Animal" [Republic Records] climbed to the top of the Billboard Top 200 and has sold over 2 million albums worldwide.

Since then, the group has delivered rapturous performances at festivals such as Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Coachella, Newport Folk Festival, Osheaga, Glastonbury, Reading and Leeds, Pukkelpop, and Splendour in the Grass as well as at countless sold out headline shows the world over.

They have charmed TV audiences with appearances on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" (twice), "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," "The Graham Norton Show," and "Saturday Night Live." In the midst of it all, they lent the single "Dirty Paws" to a trailer for "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" and the iPhone 5 introduction video, while "Silhouettes" was featured on "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" soundtrack.

Their highly anticipated sophomore effort, "Beneath The Skin," is set for release on June 9 and features the new single "Crystals." Propelled by gargantuan drums, resounding acoustic guitars, an orchestral hum, and a massive refrain, it's a treasure in its own right.

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