They'll hit the road for the first time in eight years
Stone Temple Pilots have revealed the first set of dates of their 65-city North American reunion tour.
Original members Scott Weiland, guitarist Dean DeLeo, bassist Robert DeLeo and drummer Eric Kretz will kick off the tour at the Rock On The Range Festival in Columbus, Ohio on May 17.
The band will play dates in several cities throughout the US, including Chicago, Detroit, Las Vegas, San Antonio and San Diego.
They’ll also make a stop at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on June 24 and the V Festival in Baltimore on August 10.
They’ll wrap up this leg of the tour at Seattle‘s Bumbershoot Festival on August 31.
The band commemorated their reunion with an intimate performance at the Harry Houdini Estate in Los Angeles last night (April 7), as previously reported.
The band are expected to announce additional autumn tour dates in the coming weeks.
It is rumoured that they will begin recording a new album after they finish their tour.
The tour dates are:
Columbus, OH Rock On The Range Festival (May 17)
Camden, NJ Tweeter Center The Waterfront (18)
Cleveland, OH State Theatre Playhouse Square (20)
Chicago, IL Charter One Pavillion (22)
Indianapolis, IN Indianapolis Motor Speedway (23)
Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Casino (26)
Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center (31)
Mansfield, MA Tweeter Center For The Performing Arts (June 1)
Detroit, MI Fillmore Detroit (3)
St. Paul, MN Roy Wilkens Auditorium (6)
Kansas City, KS Rock Fest Liberty Memorial Park (7)
Maryland Heights, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre (8)
West Valley City, UT E Center (11)
Las Vegas, NV The Pearl (12, 14)
Calgary V Festival (21)
Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl (24)
Tucson, AZ Anselmo Valencia Amphitheatre (25)
San Antonio, TX AT&T Center (27)
The Woodlands, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion (28)
Grand Prairie, TX Nokia Theatre Grand Prairie (29)
Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre (July 2)
Milwaukee, WI Summerfest Marcus Amphitheatre (4)
Quebec City, Quebec Summer Festival Planes |Of Abraham (10)
North York, ONT Edge Fest Downsview Park (12)
Canandaigua, NY Constellation Performing Arts Center (15)
Green Bay, WI Oneida Casino (17)
Mt Pleasant, MI Soaring Eagle Casino (18)
Cadott, WI Chippewa Valley Music Festival (19)
Berkeley, CA Greek Theatre (25)
Paso Robles, CA Mid California State Fair (26)
San Diego, CA Concerts on the Green Qualcomm Stadium (27)
Bethlehem, PA Muzikfest (August 8)
Atlantic City, NJ The Borgata (9)
Baltimore, MD V Festival Pimlico Race Track (10)
Charlotte, SC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre (17)
Orlando, FL UCF Arena (19)
Hollywood, FL Hard Rock Live Seminole Hard Rock Casino (20)
Tampa, FL Ford Amphitheatre (22)
Alpharetta, GA Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Encore Park (23)
Vancouver GM Place (30)
Seattle, WA Bumbershoot Festival Memorial Stadium (31)
–By our Los Angeles staff.
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