14 Feb Viva LOVE! Morrissey Set for U.S. Tour & New Album!
Morrissey is set to tour the U.S. starting in May and will also release his first album in 5 years!
The U.S. tour will start on May 7 in San Jose at the City National Civic Center Auditorium. The tour will continue across the country through June 21, when it concludes in Brooklyn, New York at Barclays Center Arena. The tour of more than two-dozen performances will include dates at renowned theaters, opera houses, concert halls and arenas, affirming the artist’s unique relationship with with his fans built on a 30-year recording and performing career that enables him to command the stage at venues of every kind.
Morrissey’s special guest on all dates will be singer, songwriter and keyboardist Kristeen Young, with Tom Jones joining Morrissey as support artist in Los Angeles and Sir Cliff Richard as support artist in New York City.
The tour dates will come on the heels of Morrissey’s completion of his forthcoming Harvest Records debut album – the artist’s first since 2009’s Years Of Refusal — recorded in France with producer Joe Chiccarelli. Joining Morrissey on tour will be his longtime band, including Boz Boorer (guitar), Jesse Tobias (guitar), Solomon Walker (bass), Matthew Walker (drums) and Gustavo Manzur (keyboards).
Morrissey‘s recent Autobiography became one of the fastest-selling memoirs in the UK upon its release in October and set first-week sales records when it entered the UK charts at #1 (a slot it held for five weeks). Its release also marked the first time a living author had been published by Penguin Classics in the imprint’s nearly-70-year history. Autobiography has been widely acclaimed, with The Telegraph calling it “the best written musical autobiography since Bob Dylan’s Chronicles” in its 5-star review.
He is renowned as one of the world’s most legendary and influential performing artists of all time, recently exemplified in last year’s concert film,Morrissey 25: Live, recorded in March 2013 at a rare intimate show at Hollywood High School in Los Angeles.
|May 7||San Jose||CA||City National Civic Auditorium|
|May 10||Los Angeles||CA||Los Angeles Sports Arena|
|May 13||El Paso||TX||Plaza Theater|
|May 14||Albuquerque||NM||Sunshine Theater|
|May 16||Salt Lake City||UT||Kingsbury Hall|
|May 17||Denver||CO||Ellie Caulkins Opera House|
|May 19||Lincoln||NE||Rococo Theatre|
|May 20||Lawrence||KS||Liberty Hall|
|May 22||Dallas||TX||Majestic Theatre|
|May 24||Austin||TX||Austin Music Hall|
|May 25||Beaumont||TX||Julie Rogers Theatre|
|May 27||Memphis||TN||Orpheum Theatre|
|May 28||Nashville||TN||Ryman Auditorium|
|May 30||St Petersburg||FL||Mahaffey Theater|
|May 31||Miami||FL||Knight Concert Hall|
|June 4||Atlanta||GA||Cobb Energy Center|
|June 6||Atlantic City||NJ||Revel Ovation Hall|
|June 7||Boston||MA||Boston Opera House|
|June 10||Baltimore||MD||Meyerhoff Symphony Hall|
|June 13||Chicago||IL||Civic Opera House|
|June 14||Flint||MI||James Whiting Auditorium|
|June 16||Lewiston||NY||Artpark Main Stage Theater|
|June 17||Wilmington||DE||Grand Opera House|
|June 19||Hershey||PA||Hershey Theatre|
|June 21||New York||NY||Barclays Center Arena|
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