In October of 2009, The Mountain Goats toured Europe. It was a short John Darnielle solo tour, with dates in The Netherlands, England, France, and Germany. The tour is notable in that it was the first time that Darnielle regularly played piano on tour.
Sondre Lerche was the opening act for the London, Manchester, and Berlin shows. This Is the Kit and Herman Dune were the opening acts for the Paris show. The opening act for the Amsterdam show is unknown.
- 2009-10-09 - Paradiso - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- 2009-10-10 - Queen Elizabeth Hall - London, England
- 2009-10-11 - Ruby Lounge - Manchester, England
- 2009-10-13 - Point Ephemere - Paris, France
- 2009-10-15 - Magnet - Berlin, Germany