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Morrissey Announces Fall U.S. Tour Dates With Interpol
Morrissey will release an all-covers album, 'California Son,' on May 24
Morrissey has unveiled a series of U.S. tour dates with support from post-punk provocateurs Interpol. Starting in Sept., the two acts will play venues around the country, beginning in Columbia, MD, at the Merriweather Post Pavilion. The tour will wrap on Oct. 6 in San Diego.
Ticket info available at MorrisseyOfficial.com. Ticket sales open to the public on Friday, April 12 at 10 a.m. ET.
The onetime Smiths frontman will soon release an all-covers album called California Son on May 24. Yesterday, he released the first single from the album, a duet with Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong and the Regrettes' Lydia Night, who cover the 5th Dimension’s "Wedding Bell Blues."
Morrissey is also scheduled to play a seven-date Broadway run at New York City's Lunt-Fontanne Theater from May 2 to May 11.
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Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie, Devo & More To Play Cruel World Fest
The new Los Angeles music festival will also feature Echo & The Bunnymen, the Violent Femmes, The Psychedelic Furs and Gary Newman
The one-day fest will take place at the Grounds at Dignity Health Sports Park on May 2.
Other acts include Echo & The Bunnymen, the Violent Femmes, the newly reunited Psychedelic Furs and Gary Newman.
Presale starts Thursday, Feb. 13. For more information, visit the Cruel World Fest website.
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The Cure Announce All-Star Lineup For 40th-Anniversary Celebration
Interpol, Goldfrapp, Slowdive, and more to join the British dream-rockers in London next July celebrating four decades as a band
Next year, the Cure will celebrate 40 years as a band with a celebration concert at London's BST Hyde Park on July 7, 2018, and they're bringing along some very talented friends.
Interpol, Goldfrapp, Slowdive, Editors, Twilight Sad, and Ride will join the Cure, along with additional performers to be announced at a later date, according to Rolling Stone.
Led by emotive frontman Robert Smith, the Cure have provided the soundtrack for a generation with their dreamy rock sound and impassioned, crafty songwriting. From the refreshingly melancholic anthems of the 1980s on such landmark albums as Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me and Disintegration, to their chart-topping GRAMMY-nominated 1992 album Wish, to their pair of solid releases in the 2000s, including 2004's The Cure and 2008's 4:13 Dream, the Cure have continued to influence new bands and win new fans. Last year, they played a string of U.S. tour dates and even debuted two new songs live in New Orleans.
Presale for the 40th-anniversary celebration show starts Dec. 12 with tickets going on-sale to the general public starting Dec. 15. More information is available via the Cure's website.
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Sara Bareilles Announces Amidst The Chaos U.S. Tour
Tickets for the 27-date trek go on sale starting on April 12
Multiple-time GRAMMY nominee Sarah Bareilles has announced plans to tour this fall in support of her sixth studio album, Amidst The Chaos.
Running for 27 dates, the tour opens Oct. 5 in Detroit and wraps Nov. 26 in Atlanta. Along the way, she'll hit major venues like the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, New York’s Madison Square Garden and Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl.
Tickets go on sale starting April 12. Head to her website for more info.
Bareilles released Amidst The Chaos on April 5. She recently was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live, where she played album cuts "Fire" and "Saint Honesty." Bareilles' most recently GRAMMY nomination was at the 61st GRAMMY Awards, for Best Musical Theater Album, "Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert."