The Postal Service and Death Cab For Cutie announce joint tour

Next fall, the Ben Gibbard-fronted bands will perform Give Up and Transatlanticism in full.

December 08, 2022
The Postal Service and Death Cab For Cutie announce joint tour The Postal Service. Photo by Autumn de Wilde.  

The Postal Service‘s Give Up and Death Cab For Cutie‘s Transatlanticism were two of indie music’s biggest albums of 2003, and next year the bands will celebrate their 20th anniversaries with a joint tour of the United States performing both of the albums in full. Ben Gibbard, frontman for both The Postal Service and Death Cab, will perform in both sets at each concert.


Ticket presales begin Wednesday, December 14 at 10 a.m local time until Thursday, December 15 at 10 p.m. Sign up for ticket access here. General sale starts at Friday, December 16 at 10 a.m. local time.

Watch a trailer for the tour below.


The concerts will mark the first Postal Service shows since their farewell tour in 2013. The duo reunited in 2020 for “The Postal Service Zoom Auditions,” a campaign to promote voting in the 2020 election. Death Cab For Cutie released their 10th studio album, Asphalt Meadows, in 2022.

The Postal Service/Death Cab For Cutie 2023 tour dates

September 8 - Portland, ME - Cross Insurance Arena
September 9 - Kingston, RI - The Ryan Center
September 10 - New Haven, CT - Westville Music Bowl
September 12 - Boston, MA - MGM Music Hall
September 13 - Boston, MA - MGM Music Hall
September 14 - Washington, DC - Merriweather Post Pavilion
September 17 - Detroit, MI - Meadow Brook Amphitheater
September 20 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
September 21 - Philadelphia, PA - The Mann Center
September 24 - Minneapolis, MN - Armory
September 26 - Denver, CO - Mission Ballroom
September 27 - Denver, CO - Mission Ballroom
October 3 - Phoenix, AZ - Arizona Financial Theatre
October 4 - Las Vegas, NV - The Chelsea Ballroom at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
October 7 - Seattle, WA - Climate Pledge Arena
October 10 - Berkeley, CA - Greek Theatre - UC Berkeley
October 13 - Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Bowl

The Postal Service and Death Cab For Cutie announce joint tour