March 3, 2009 23:22

Spinal Tap announce North American tour

They will visit 30 cities on upcoming jaunt

Spinal Tap announce North American tour
Spinal Tap have announced a tour of North America, kicking off in Vancouver on April 17.

The band will perform as themselves as opposed to the characters they played in the 1984 satire, and will play songs from the legendary spoof as well as the 2003 film ‘A Mighty Wind’.

They are re-recording material from the ‘mockumentary’ as well as new songs which they will preview on the outing.

The band will not wear the Spinal Tap costumes on this tour, but have plans for shows later in the year in which they will dress as their characters, reports Rolling Stone.

The dates are:

Vancouver, BC Center for the Performing Arts (April 17)
Portland, OR Keller Auditorium (19)
Seattle, WA Paramount Theatre (20)
Oakland, CA Paramount Theatre (22)
Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Bowl (23)
Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern (26)
Phoenix, AZ Dodge Theatre (27)
Denver, CO Paramount Theatre (29)
Houston, TX Jesse H, Jones Hall (May 1)
Dallas, TX Nokia Theatre (2)
Jacksonville, FL Florida Theatre (4)
Miami, FL The Fillmore (5)
Orlando, FL Hard Rock Live (6)
St. Petersberg, FL Mahaffey Theatre (8)
Atlanta, GA Fox Theatre (9)
Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium (10)
Baltimore, MD Lyric Opera House (12)
Washington, DC Warner Theatre (13)
Philadelphia, PA Keswick Theatre (14)
Columbus, OH Palace Theatre (17)
Cleveland, OH State Theatre (19)
Toronto, ON Massey Hall (21)
Mashantucket, CT MGM Grand Theatre @ Foxwoods (22)
Boston, MA The Wilbur Theatre (23)
Atlantic City, NJ Music Box @ The Borgata (24)
New York, NY Beacon Theatre (26, 27)
Detroit, MI Fox Theatre (29)
Chicago, IL Chicago Theatre (30)
Milwaukee, WI Riverside Theatre (31)


--By our New York staff.
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