Blondie and Garbage to Co-Headline North American Tour
Earlier today we received word of an intriguing summer tour headed our way. The Rage and Rapture Tour features two of rock music’s most accomplished female fronted bands, Blondie and Garbage. Although we are excited to see both artists, the return of Blondie truly has us abuzz.
The two bands embark on their Rage and Rapture Tour in early July with a few dates on the West Coast.
Shirley Manson and Garbage broke through with a string of impactful albums in the 90’s and a handful of huge modern rock hits over the past few decades. Their catalog includes numerous memorable songs, spotlighted by “Stupid Girl,” “I Think I’m Paranoid,” Only Happy When It Rains” and “Special.”
But, the real excitement is the return of new wave legends Blondie, forty years after their smashing breakthrough. The Rock ‘N Roll Hall of Famers boast a line-up featuring 3/4 of the original band: singer-songwriter Debbie Harry, guitarist and co-writer Chris Stein, and under-rated powerhouse drummer Clem Burke. Burke is one of the best rock drummers ever, and an artist who rarely receives his well-earned accolades.
Additional ticket info from the press releases is available below the tour dates.
Rage and Rapture Tour Dates:
July 5 – The Mountain Winery, Saratoga, CA*
July 7 – Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara, CA*
July 8 – The Pearl Concert Theater, Las Vegas NV*
July 12 – Edgefield, Troutdale, OR*
July 14 – Idaho Center Amphitheatre, Nampa, ID*
July 16 – Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre, Englewood, CO*
July 18 – Kauffman Center for Performing Arts, Kansas City, MO*
July 19 – Harrah’s Council Bluffs Hotel & Casino, Council Bluffs, IA*
July 21 – Mystic Lake Casino-Mystic Showroom, Prior Lake, MN*
July 22 – Ravinia Festival, Highland Park, IL*
July 25 – Artpark, Lewiston, NY**
July 26 – Sony Centre For Performing Arts, Toronto, ON**
July 28 – Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank, NJ**
July 29 – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY**
July 30 – Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, Boston, MA**
August 1 – Beacon Theatre, New York, NY**
August 2 – Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA**
August 5 – The Red Hat Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC**
August 8 – Seminole Hard Rock Live Arena, Hollywood, FL**
August 9 – Hard Rock Live, Orlando, FL**
August 11 – ACL Live, Austin, TX **
August 12 – Southside Ballroom, Dallas, TX**
MORE DATES TO BE ADDED SOON
* w/ John Doe & Exene Cervenka
** w/ Deap Vally
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Press Release Info:
February 8, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA – Blondie & Garbage today announced a co-headline North American tour that will kick off on July 5th in Saratoga, CA and wrap on August 12th in Dallas, TX. John Doe & Exene Cervenka will provide support on the first leg of the tour and Deap Vally for the second leg. Tickets for the Rage and Rapture tour go on sale starting Friday, February 17 at 10:00am local time (please check venue websites for most up-to-date on sale information). Fans can also access a ticket pre-sale now HERE using the password RAGEANDRAPTURE (pre-sale not available in all markets). A complete list of live dates can be found below. More dates to be added soon.