LOS ANGELES, CA: Legendary jazz-rock icons Walter Becker and Donald Fagen have announced that STEELY DAN will hit the road again in 2013, taking their Mood Swings: 8 Miles To Pancake Day Tour to over four dozen stops throughout North America.

Opening in Atlantic City on July 19, the tour hits major markets including Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, and Boston, with additional special engagements to be announced soon. Tickets for several shows are on-sale now, with most on-sale dates to be announced in the coming weeks. Most shows will offer pre-sales for American Express cardmembers.

Concertgoers can expect an evening of the same high-level of musical excellence that garnered raves from fans and critics alike, and which was described by The Los Angeles Times thusly: “Everyone gathered Friday evening was a believer — and they were treated to something close to rapture.” The Chicago Sun-Times raved “This was different. This was live. This was vibrant. This was a cascade of color carried along by Fagen, Becker, eight brilliant supporting musicians and three superb backing vocalists.”

Onstage, Donald and Walter will be joined by these same eight brilliant supporting musicians, now appearing as The Bipolar Allstars (featuring Keith Carlock on drums, Freddie Washington on bass, Jim Beard on keyboards, and Jon Herington on guitar), along with The Borderline Bratsthree sublime, soulful songbirds. Together, they will treat audiences to selections from The Dan’s extraordinary four-decade catalog, rich with infectious tunes, bodacious harmonies, irresistible grooves, and sleek, subversive lyrics — punctuated by blazing solo work and rich ensembles. As always with the adventurous Fagen and Becker, a few surprises may be in store as well.

Visit www.steelydan.com for up-to-the minute tour news, information, and on-sale dates.

STEELY DAN has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide and helped define the soundtrack of the ’70s with hits such as Reelin’ in the Years, Rikki Don’t Lose That Number, F.M., Peg, Hey Nineteen, Deacon Blues, and Babylon Sisters, culled from their seven platinum albums issued between 1972 and 1980 (including 1977’s groundbreaking “Aja”). They reunited in the early ’90s, launching a string of sold-out tours. In 2000 they released multi-Grammy winner (including Album Of The Year) “Two Against Nature”, and released its acclaimed follow-up “Everything Must Go” in 2003. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001.

Visit www.steelydan.com for tour dates, ticket links, band history, archives and more.

Mood Swings: 8 Miles To Pancake Day Tour Dates

19-Jul Atlantic City, NJ Revel Ovation Hall
20-Jul Canandaigua, NY Constellation Brands – Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center
21-Jul Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
23-Jul Cleveland, OH Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
24-Jul Kettering, OH Fraze Pavilion
26-Jul Louisville, KY Louisville Palace Theatre
27-Jul Detroit, MI Fox Theatre
28-Jul Milwaukee, WI Riverside Theatre
30-Jul Fort Wayne, IN Embassy Theatre
1-Aug Highland Park, IL Ravinia Festival
2-Aug Highland Park, IL Ravinia Festival
3-Aug Indianapolis, IN Murat Theatre at Old National Centre
5-Aug St. Louis, MO Peabody Opera House
6-Aug Omaha, NE Orpheum Theater
8-Aug Denver, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
10-Aug Salt Lake City, UT Red Butte Garden
11-Aug Boise, ID Idaho Botanical Garden
13-Aug Portland, OR McMenamins Edgefield
15-Aug Redmond, WA Concerts at Marymoor
17-Aug San Francisco, CA Americas Cup Pavilion
18-Aug Reno, NV Reno Events Center
20-Aug Santa Barbara, CA The Santa Barbara Bowl
21-Aug San Diego, CA Humphrey’s
23-Aug Las Vegas, NV The Pearl
24-Aug Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE
25-Aug Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE
28-Aug Austin, TX Bass Concert Hall
30-Aug Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
31-Aug Grand Prairie, TX Verizon Theatre
3-Sep Kansas City, MO The Midland Theatre
4-Sep Tulsa, OK Brady Theater
6-Sep Memphis, TN Mud Island Amphitheatre
7-Sep Atlanta, GA Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
8-Sep St. Augustine, FL St. Augustine Amphitheatre
11-Sep Orlando, FL Hard Rock Live
12-Sep Boca Raton, FL Mizner Park Amphitheatre
14-Sep Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall
15-Sep Charleston, SC North Charleston Performing Arts Center
17-Sep Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre
18-Sep Raleigh, NC Red Hat Amphitheatre
20-Sep Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
21-Sep Philadelphia, PA Mann Center for the Performing Arts
24-Sep Boston, MA Wang Theatre
25-Sep Boston, MA Wang Theatre
27-Sep Bethlehem, PA Sands Event Center
28-Sep Mashantucket, CT Foxwoods Resort Casino