Messrs Tennant and Lowe are to be joined by Soft Cell, Sinead O'Connor and The
Magnetic Fields on the 17-date Wotapalava touring

PET SHOP BOYS are to headline a major gay package tour

of the US.

According to American press reports today (May 25), the 17-date Wotapalava touring festival will also feature Soft Cell, Sinead O’Connor, Rufus Wainwright and

The Magnetic Fields, and will start in Miami on July 13.

Speaking about the festival, Pet Shop Boys‘ Neil Tennant said: “Wotapalava will be a celebration of

individuality and the freedom to be what you want to be. This is not exclusively an issue of sexuality; it’s about having the power to live as you want.”

According to, the tour will call at:Miami Bayfront Amphitheater (July 13)

Atlanta Hi-Fi Buys Amphitheater (15)

Wantaugh Jones Beach Amphitheater (18)

Boston Bank Boston Pavilion (20)

Washington Merriweather Post Pavilion (21)

Holmdel PNC Bank Arts Center (22)

Pittsburgh Post Gazette Pavilion (25)

Toronto Molson Amphitheater (27)

Detroit DTE Energy Music Center (28)

Chicago Tweeter Center (29)

Denver Red Rocks/Fiddler’s Green (31)

San Francisco Shoreline Amphitheater (August 3)

Irvine Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (4)

San Diego Coors Amphitheater (5)

Dallas Smirnoff Music Center (8)

San Antonio Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (10)

Houston Woodlands Pavilion (11)