B-52s, Regina Spektor also on the bill
Also on the bill are the Indigo Girls, Joan Jett And The Blackhearts, and The Cliks.
The annual tour is designed to promote equality for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities and raise money for organisations that work on their behalf.
The tour kicks off in Boston on May 31 and hits several cities across the country including New York, Atlanta, Houston, Phoenix and Los Angeles before concluding in Morrisson, Colorado on July 5.
The tour dates are:
Boston, MA Bank of American Pavilion (May 31)
Wantagh, New York Jones Beach Theater (June 1)
New York, NY Radio City Music Hall (3)
Toronto, Ontario Molson Amphitheatre (4)
Mashantucket, CT Foxwoods Casino (6)
Washington, DC DAR Constitution Hall (7)
Minneapolis, MN Target Center (9)
Chicago, IL Chicago Theater (10)
Atlantic City, NJ Borgata Resort Spa and Casino (13)
Bethel, NY Bethel Woods Center for the Arts (14)
Atlanta, GA Chastain Park Amphitheatre (16, 17)
Clearwater, FL Ruth Echerd Hall (18)
Ft. Lauderdale, FL Bank Atlantic Center (19)
Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion (21)
Phoenix, AZ Dodge Theater (25)
Alpine, CA Viejas Casino (27)
Los Angeles, CA Greek Theater (28)
Berkley, CA Greek Theater (29)
Seattle, WA WaMu Theater (July 1)
Vancouver, British Columbia Deer Lake Park (3)
Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre (4)
Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre (5)
–By our Los Angeles staff.
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