May 11, 2009 20:38

Blondie and Pat Benatar to co-headline US tour

The Donnas will join them as a special guest

Blondie and Pat Benatar to co-headline US tour
Blondie and Pat Benatar have announced that they will co-headline a tour across the US this summer.

This will be the veteran rockers' first joint tour. They will also be joined by special guests the Donnas.

The jaunt will kick off in Satartoga, California on July 21 and hit cities including Phoenix, Albuquerque, Memphis, Atlanta, Boston and Brooklyn before concluding in Houston on August 23.

Pat Benatar is not only a friend, but a fearless female rocker who has entertained me and her wealth of fans for so many years," Blondie frontwoman Deborah Harry said in a statement. ""This will be a reunion for us both and being able to bring our two shows to fans across the country is very exciting.”

The tour dates are:

Saratoga, CA Mountain Winery (July 21)
Livermore, CA Concerts at Wente Vineyards (22)
Lemoore, CA Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino (25)
Costa Mesa, CA Pacific Amphitheater (26)
Phoenix, AZ Dodge Theater (28)
Albuquerque, NM Isleta Casino – The Lakes (29)
Memphis, TN Mud Island Amphitheater (August 1)
Atlanta, GA Chastain Park Amphitheater (2)
Vienna, VA The Filene Center (4)
Gilford, NH Meadowbrook – US Cellular Pavilion (5)
Bethlehem, PA Bethlehem Musikfest (7)
Boston, MA Bank of America Pavilion (8)
Canandaigua, NY Constellation Brands Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center (11)
Brooklyn, NY Asser Levy Park (13)
Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center (15)
Highland Park, IL Ravinia Pavilion (17)
Austin, TX Austin Music Hall (20)
Biloxi, MS Beau Rivage Resort (21)
Houston, TX Arena Theater (23)

Meanwhile, Blondie have been working on new material for their first album since 2004’s 'Curse of Blondie'.

--By our Los Angeles staff.
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