White Stripes Take 'Elephant' On Tour
The White Stripes have rolled out plans for a six-week North American summer tour, beginning June 13 in Mountain View, Calif. The Detroit duo has shows on tap through July 23 at New York's Central ParThe White Stripes have rolled out plans for a six-week North American summer tour, beginning June 13 in Mountain View, Calif. The Detroit duo has shows on tap through July 23 at New York's Central Park SummerStage, with support to come from hometown rock act Whirlwind Heat. The Stripes are currently in Europe and will play Hamburg tonight (May 20).
The group is touring in support of its new Third Man/V2 album "Elephant," which is No. 18 in its sixth week on The Billboard 200 and has already been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for U.S. shipments of 500,000 units. The single "Seven Nation Army" is No. 5 on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks airplay chart.
After the North American dates, the Stripes will play the U.K.'s Reading and Leeds festivals in late August.
Here are the White Stripes' North American tour dates:
June 13: Mountain View, Calif. (Shoreline Amphitheatre)
June 16: Raleigh, N.C. (the Ritz)
June 17: Charlotte, N.C. (Grady Cole Center)
June 18: Tampa, Fla. (USF Special Events Center)
June 19: Boca Raton, Fla. (Mizner Park Amphitheatre)
June 20: Stone Mountain, Ga. (Stone Mountain Park)
June 21: Orlando, Fla. (Hard Rock Live)
June 23: New Orleans (Municipal Auditorium)
June 24: Houston (Verizon Wireless Theatre)
June 25: Austin, Texas (Stubb's BBQ)
June 26: Grand Prairie, Texas (Next Stage)
June 27: Oklahoma City (Coca-Cola Bricktown Event Center)
June 28: Kansas City, Kan. (Memorial Hall)
June 30: St. Louis (Pageant)
July 1-2: Chicago (Aragon Ballroom)
July 3: St. Paul, Minn. (Roy Wilkins Auditorium)
July 5: Milwaukee (the Rave)
July 23: New York (Central Park SummerStage)