Wonder Embarking On Rare Tour In Late Summer
Stevie Wonder will embark on his first tour in more than a decade later this month. The 13-city "A Wonder Summer's Night" tour launches Aug. 23 at Humphrey's Concerts by the Bay in San Diego, and wrapStevie Wonder will embark on his first tour in more than a decade later this month. The 13-city "A Wonder Summer's Night" tour launches Aug. 23 at Humphrey's Concerts by the Bay in San Diego, and wraps Sept. 20 at the Bank of America Pavilion in Boston.
The trek will also visit Lake Tahoe, Calif.'s Harvey's Lake Tahoe Amphitheatre (Aug. 25); Concord, Calif.'s Concord Pavilion (Aug. 26); Santa Barbara, Calif.'s Santa Barbara Bowl (Aug. 28); Portland, Ore.'s Edgefield Amphitheatre (Aug. 30); Woodinville, Wash.'s Chateau Saint Michelle Winery (Aug. 31); Saratoga, Calif.'s Mountain Winery (Sept. 4); Los Angeles' Greek Theatre (Sept. 5); Chicago's Charter One Pavilion (Sept. 10); Detroit's Meadowbrook (Sept. 12); and Atlanta's Chastain Park Amphitheatre (Sept. 14).
Tickets for the shows will be available beginning Aug. 11.
Wonder’s most recent tour, 1995's American Express-sponsored "Charge Against Hunger/Natural Wonder Tour," found the singer performing in 11 U.S. cities in support of his album "Conversation Peace." Prior to that, the singer's last outing was in 1988.
Wonder broke a 10-year studio album hiatus in 2005 with "A Time To Love." The Motown set debuted No. 5 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 469,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.