My Morning Jacket bound for 'SNL'


NEW YORK -- My Morning Jacket will make its "Saturday Night Live" debut when it serves as the musical guest on the May 10 taping of the NBC show. The group will introduce material from its upcoming album, "Evil Urges," due June 10 via ATO.

In addition, MMJ has revealed its summer European tour plans, which include appearances at such festivals as Glastonbury, Werchter and T in the Park. Dates begin June 25 in Sheffield, England.

Also new to the calendar are post-Bonnaroo shows in Toronto (June 16) and Montreal (June 17), plus an "evening with" show in the band's Louisville hometown on Aug. 16 at Waterfront Park.

Here are My Morning Jacket's tour dates:

April 27: Indio, Calif. (Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival)
June 12-15: Manchester, Tenn. (Bonnaroo Festival)
June 16: Toronto (Kool Haus)
June 17: Montreal (Le National)
June 20: New York (Radio City Music Hall)
June 25: Sheffield, England (Leadmill)
June 26: Bristol, England (Academy)
June 27: Manchester, England (Academy)
June 29: Glastonbury, England (Glastonbury Festival)
July 1: Hamburg (Gruenspan)
July 2: Koln, Germany (Gebaude)
July 4: Werchter, Belgium (Werchter Festival)
July 6: Kent, England (the Hop Farm)
July 8: Amsterdam (Melkweg)
July 9: Paris (La Trabendo)
July 11: Nottingham, England (Rescue Rooms)
July 13: Glasgow (T in the Park Festival)
July 15: London (the Forum)
July 19: Benicassim, Spain (Benicassim Festival)
July 26: Whistler, B.C. (Pemberton Festival)
Aug. 16: Louisville (Waterfront Park)