Archive for July, 2009

Arctic Monkeys plan late summer tour

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

The Arctic Monkeys are readying for a late summer tour in North America in support of their upcoming third studio album, “Humbug.” The group will be playing a number of small clubs and festivals before kicking off their headlining concert dates on September 14th in San Diego, CA at the Soma.

Including the shows before the official start of the tour, their will be a total of 23 stops on the road for the alt-rock band, who will continue playing into early October, with their final show taking place on October 5th in Dallas, TX at the Palladium.

“Humbug” is the band’s next effort since 2007’s “Favourite Worst Nightmare,” and will be hitting store shelves on August 25th in North America. For more information on Arctic Monkeys tickets and tour dates, check out the listings below.

Canadian Arctic Monkeys Tour Dates

Montreal Arctic Monkeys Tickets: Aug 2 – Osheaga Music & Arts Festival – Montreal, Quebec
Vancouver Arctic Monkeys Tickets: Sep 20 – Malkin Bowl – Vancouver, British Columbia
Toronto Arctic Monkeys Tickets: Sep 29 – Kool Haus – Toronto, Ontario

American Arctic Monkeys Tour Dates

Aug 1 – All Points West Festival – Jersey City, NJ
Aug 3 – Highline Ballroom – New York, NY
Aug 5 – Paradise Rock Club – Boston, MA
Aug 7 – Metro – Chicago, IL
Aug 8 – Lollapalooza – Chicago, IL
Sep 14 – Soma – San Diego, CA
Sep 15 – Hollywood Palladium – Los Angeles, CA
Sep 16 – Fox Theater – Oakland, CA
Sep 18 – Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR
Sep 19 – Showbox at the Market – Seattle, WA
Sep 22 – In the Venue – Salt Lake City, UT
Sep 23 – Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO
Sep 25 – First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN
Sep 26 – The Rave – Milwaukee, WI
Sep 28 – Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH
Sep 30 – Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA
Oct 2 – House of Blues – New Orleans, LA
Oct 3 – House of Blues – Houston, TX
Oct 4 – Austin City Limits Festival – Austin, TX
Oct 5 – The Palladium- Dallas, TX

Chickenfoot set for North American tour

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

Chickenfoot, the rock supergroup comprised of ex-Van Halen members Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and guitarist Joe Satriani, have announced a North American tour following the success of their debut album, which has sold over a quarter-million copies in its first month on shelves.

The tour is currently slated for thrity shows, the first two of which will be the only Canadian stops on the itinerary, playing in Halifax Nova Scotia on August 2nd to kick off the tour, followed by an August 4th concert in Toronto, Ontario. Tickets for all but two shows are already available; however, the Denver and San Antonio concert tickets will go on sale on the 18th and 24th of this month, respectively.

Chickenfoot’s self-titled debut album was released to immediate success, hitting no.4 on the Billboard 200 chart for its first two weeks. Since then, the album has taken place at the no.21 spot on the Billboard 200, and maintains the no.2 spot on Billboard’s Indie Albums chart.

Chickenfoot North American Tour Dates

Aug 2 – Citadel Hill – Halifax, Nova Scotia
Aug 4 – Sound Academy – Toronto, Ontario
Aug 5 – Riverplex Amphitheatre at Sandcastle – West Homestead, PA
Aug 7 – Chicago Theatre – Chicago, IL
Aug 8 – The Fillmore Detroit – Detroit, MI
Aug 10 – Myth – Saint Paul, MN
Aug 11 – Uptown Theater – Kansas City, MO
Aug 13 – Fifth-Third Ballpark – Comstock Park, MI
Aug 15 – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – Cleveland, OH
Aug 17 – Beacon Theatre – New York, NY
Aug 20 – Mohegan Arena – Uncasville, CT
Aug 22 – House of Blues – Atlantic City, NJ
Aug 23 – Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom – Hampton Beach, NH
Aug 24 – Bank of America Pavilion – Boston, MA
Aug 26 – Ntelos Wireless Pavilion – Portsmouth, VA
Aug 27 – Uptown Amphitheatre at The Music Factory – Charlotte, NC
Aug 29 – House of Blues – North Myrtle Beach, SC
Aug 30 – The Tabernacle – Atlanta, GA
Sep 5 – Harvey’s Lake Tahoe – Stateline, NV
Sep 11 – The Fillmore – Denver, CO (on sale 7/18)
Sep 12 – Rock Jam – Grand Junction, CO
Sep 14 – Brady Theater – Tulsa, OK
Sep 16 – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX
Sep 17 – Concrete Street Pavilion – Corpus Christi, TX
Sep 20 – Sunset State – San Antonio, TX (on sale 7/24)
Sep 21 – Nokia Theatre – Grand Prairie, TX
Sep 23 – Dodge Theatre – Phoenix, AZ
Sep 25 – Greek Theatre – Berkeley, CA
Sep 26 – Harrah’s Rincon Open Sky Theater – Valley Center, CA
Sep 27 – Gibson Amphitheatre – Universal City, CA

Collective Soul announce headlining summer dates

Monday, July 6th, 2009

With only a few shows left on their itinerary, Collective Soul recently revealed they will be adding more performances to their current lineup, which includes a handful of co-headlining dates with Gavin DeGraw. Twenty-two shows have been added to their summer tour, with the next performance scheduled for tomorrow night, July 7th, in Tulsa, OK at the Town Point Park.

July 7th will be the first of six concerts that will feature Gavin DeGraw, all of which will take place in July and will end the month’s shows on July 15th. The tour then continues on August 6th in Minneapolis, MN, at First Avenue and carries on throughout the month and into September, the final show taking place on September 12th in Wendover, NV at the Peppermill Concert Hall.

The tour will promote Collective Soul’s upcoming eighth studio album titled “Rabbit,” set to release on August 25th. This is the band’s first album since 2007’s “Afterwords,” and will feature eleven tracks, two of them — “Staring Down” and “Welcome All Again” — are already available for download on iTunes.

North American Collective Soul Tour Dates

Jul 7 – Spirit Bank Event Center – Tulsa, OK (with Gavin DeGraw)
Jul 9 – Snowden Grove Amphitheater – Southaven, MS (with Gavin DeGraw)
Jul 10 – Old St. Pat’s – Chicago, IL
Jul 11 – Lifestyle Communities Pavilion – Columbus, OH (with Gavin DeGraw)
Jul 13 – House of Blues – Myrtle Beach, SC (with Gavin DeGraw)
Jul 14 – House of Blues – Lake Buena Vista, FL (with Gavin DeGraw)
Jul 15 – Revolution – Fort Lauderdale, FL (with Gavin DeGraw)
Aug 6 – First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN
Aug 7 – The Rave Eagles Club – Milwaukee, WI
Aug 8 – Bogart’s – Cincinnati, OH
Aug 10 – The Pageant – St. Louis, MO
Aug 11 – Emerald Theatre – Mount Clemens, MI
Aug 13 – Newport Yachting Center – Newport, RI
Aug 14 – Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom – Hampton Beach, NH
Aug 15 – Chatham Rockstock – Chatham, Ontario
Aug 17 – Ives Concert Park – Danbury, CT
Aug 19 – Rams Head Live! – Baltimore, MD
Aug 20 – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ
Aug 21 – Theater of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA
Aug 23 – House of Blues – Boston, MA
Aug 25 – Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza – New York, NY
Aug 27 – 9:30 Club – Washington, DC
Aug 28 – Fillmore Charlotte – Charlotte, NC
Aug 29 – Tennessee Theatre – Knoxville, TN
Sep 1 – House of Blues – Houston, TX
Sep 2 – House of Blues – Dallas, TX
Sep 4 – Hard Rock Live – Biloxi, MS
Sep 8 – House of Blues – Los Angeles, CA
Sep 10 – House of Blues – Anaheim, CA
Sep 11 – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Las Vegas, NV
Sep 12 – Peppermill Concert Hall – Wendover, NV