The Mars Volta announce spring tour

'Bedlam In Goliath' jaunt kicks off in April

Mars Volta have announced a spring tour of the US and Canada, kicking off April 1 in Orlando, FL.

The initial dates have been revealed, with more on the way and the tour will support the release of their current album ‘The Bedlam In Goliath’, which is currently Number Three on the Billboard chart.

The dates announced so far are:

House of Blues Orlando, FL (April 1)

Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues (4)

Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle (5)

Saint Louis, MO The Pageant (17)

Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall (18)

Chicago, IL Aragon Ballroom (20)

St Paul, MN (Roy Wilkins Auditorium (21)

–By our New York staff.

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