Maroon 5 and Counting Crows team up for tour

And Maroon 5 will appear on American Idol special

Maroon 5 and Counting Crows are gearing up for a co-headlining tour of the US and Canada, kicking off July 25 in Virgina Beach, VA.

Maroon 5 are currently on a world tour supporting last year’s Number One album ‘It Won’t Be Soon Before Long’, while Counting Crows’ new record ‘Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings’ is released tomorrow (March 25).

Maroon 5 are also set to appear on the ’American Idol’ special ‘Idol Gives Back’ on April 9. Bono, Miley Cyrus, Mariah Carey, Fergie, Carrie Underwood, Annie Lennox, John Legend and Snoop Dogg are among the musical acts who will also appear.

The dates are:

Virginia Beach, Va. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre (July 25)

Scranton, Pa. Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain (26)

Charlotte, N.C. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre (28)

Raleigh, N.C. Walnut Creek (29)

Wantagh, N.Y. Jones Beach (31)

Boston Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts (August 2)

Hershey, Pa. Hersheypark Stadium & Star Pavilion (5)

Holmdel, N.J. PNC Bank Arts Center (7)

Camden, N.J. Susquehanna Bank Center (9)

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Saratoga Performing Arts Center (12)

Bethel, N.Y. Bethel Woods Center for The Arts (13)

Hartford, Conn. New England Dodge Music Center (15)

Bristow, Va. Nissan Pavilion (16)

Buffalo, N.Y. Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (18)

Toronto Molson Amphitheatre (19)

Burgettstown, Pa. Post-Gazette Pavilion (21)

Chicago First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre (22)

Milwaukee Marcus Amphitheater (23)

Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio Blossom Music Center (26)

Noblesville, Ind. Verizon Wireless Music Center Indianapolis (28)

Clarkston, Mich. DTE Energy Music Theatre (29)

Cincinnati Riverbend Music Center (30)

Houston Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion (5)

Dallas Superpages.com Center (6)

Albuquerque, N.M. Journal Pavilion (9)

Phoenix Cricket Wireless Pavilion (10)

Irvine, Calif. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (12)

San Diego Coors Amphitheatre (13)

Mountain View, Calif. Shoreline Amphitheatre (17)

Concord, Calif. Sleep Train Pavilion (18)

Ridgefield, Wash. Amphitheater at Clark County (20)

Seattle White River Amphitheatre (21)

Denver Coors Amphitheatre at Fiddler’s Green (24)

Kansas City, Mo. Starlight Theatre (26)

St. Louis Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre (27)

Birmingham, Ala. Verizon Wireless Music Center (30)

Atlanta Lakewood Amphitheatre (October 1)

Tampa, Fla. Ford Amphitheatre (3)

West Palm Beach, Fla. Cruzan Amphitheatre (4)

–By our New York staff.

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