Green Day announce venues for North American summer tour

Tour begins July 3 in Seattle's Key Arena

Green Day have announced the venues for their upcoming tour of the US and Canada, kicking off July 3 in Seattle.

The jaunt will be in support of their eighth studio album ‘21st Century Breakdown’, which will be released on May 15. The album was produced by Butch Vig, who’s previously worked with Nirvana and The Smashing Pumpkins, and is preceded by the single ‘Know Your Enemy’.

The dates are:


Seattle, WA, Key Arena (July 3)
Vancouver, BC, GM Place (4)
Edmonton, AB, Rexall Place (6)
Saskatoon, SAS, Credit Union Centre (7)
Winnipeg, MAN, MTS Centre (9)
Fargo, ND, Fargodome (10)
Minneapolis, MN, Target Center (11)
Chicago, IL, United Center (13)
Detroit, MI, Palace Of Auburn Hills (14)
Hamilton, ONT, Copps Coliseum (16)
Ottawa, ONT, Scotiabank Place (17)
Montreal, QUE, Bell Centre (18)
Boston, MA, TD Banknorth Garden (20)
Philadelphia, PA, Wachovia Spectrum (21)
Pittsburgh, PA, Mellon Arena (22)
Hartford, CT, XL Center (24)
Albany, NY, Times Union Center (25)
New York, NY, Madison Square Garden (27)
Washington, DC, Verizon Center (29)
Nashville, TN, Sommet Center (31)
Atlanta, GA, Gwinnett Center (August 1)
Tampa, FL, St Pete Times Forum (3)
Miami, FL, American Airlines Arena (4)
Orlando, FL, Amway Arena (5)
New Orleans, LA, New Orleans Arena (7)
Houston, TX, Toyota Center (8)
San Antonio, TX, AT&T Center (9)
St Louis, MO, Scottrade Center (11)
Kansas City, MO, Sprint Center (12)
Omaha, NE, Qwest Center (13)
Denver, CO, Pepsi Center (15)
Salt Lake City, UT, Energy Sol Arena (16)
San Jose, CA, HP Pavilion (18)
San Diego, CA, Cox Arena (20)
Las Vegas, NV, Mandalay Bay (21)
Phoenix, AZ, US Airways Arena (22)
Sacramento, CA, Arco Arena (24)
Los Angeles, CA, The Forum (25)

–By our New York staff.
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