MUSIC NEWS - Blondie has announced another series of concert dates, returning to the road this fall for their “No Principals Tour” with special guest X. Set to kick off September 5th, the band will hit USA cities including Atlantic City, Washington DC, Chicago, San Francisco, Anaheim, Austin, and Philadelphia before wrapping October 4 with a homecoming show in New York City at Roseland Ballroom. And, each ticket purchased for the tour will include five exclusive new Blondie tracks from the forthcoming album, due for release later this year. The song titles are: “Make A Way,” “Drag You Around,” “Can't Stop Wanting,” “A Rose By Any Name,” and “I Screwed Up.”
All shows are on sale new, but note the Dallas State Fair show which is free with the price of fair admission, and the Nashville, TN show goes on sale July 12th. Nashville, TN, pre-sale begins July 11th.
In 2011, Debbie Harry, Clem Burke and Chris Stein along with newer Blondie band members Leigh Foxx, Tommy Kessler and Matt Katz-Bohen released their ninth critically acclaimed studio album Panic of Girls. 2014 will mark the band’s 40th anniversary.
X features the original line-up of John Doe, Exene Cervenka, Billy Zoom, and D.J. Bonebrake. On September 3rd X will release a vinyl 12” four-L.P. Limited Edition Collectors Box Set with a booklet forward authored by the late, great Ray Manzarek. It will feature Los Angeles, Wild Gift, Under the Big Black Sun and More Fun in the New World, two of which appear on Rolling Stone’s Top 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Blondie USA Fall 2013 Tour Dates:
*with special guest X
5 Hampton Beach, NH @ Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
6 Niagara Falls, NY @ The Rapids Theatre
7 Atlantic City, NJ @ Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino – The Grand
9 Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
11 Cincinnati, OH @ PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center
12 Royal Oak, MI @Royal Oak Music Theatre
14 Chicago, IL @ Riot Fest
17 Redmond, WA @ King County's Marymoor Park
19 San Francisco, CA @ Nob Hill Masonic Center
20 Saratoga, CA @ Montalvo Arts Center
23 Santa Fe, NM @ The Santa Fe Opera House
26 Austin, TX @ Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheater
27 Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live - Ballroom
28 Dallas, TX @ State Fair of TX - Silverado Main Stage
30 Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
1 Atlanta, GA @ Buckhead Theatre
3 Glenside, PA @ The Keswick Theatre
4 New York City, NY @ Roseland Ballroom