Manu Chao, who helped popularize the Latin alternative movement, is scheduled to start his U.S. "La Ventura" tour on Aug. 31 with a concert in Boston at the House of Blues.
The singer/songwriter, who was born in Paris to Spanish parents, will play a total of nine dates in cities throughout the country with a final show at the Austin City Limits Festival on Sept. 18.
The crooner's most recent music is from the double live CD/DVD set, "Baionarena," which includes his concert in Bayonne, France, as well as bonus material such as music videos, photos and a video diary which documents his travels around the world. The album includes his best known music such as "Clandestino," "La Vida Tombola," and "Welcome to Tijuana."
The singer, who sings in several languages (including French, Spanish and English) and is renowned for explosive live shows, has been on a two-year world tour and performing at more than 100 festivals from Russia to Coachella. His tour dates and locations are:
August 31 - House of Blues - Boston, MA
September 2 - Festival Pier @
Penn's Landing - Philadelphia, PA
September 4 - Terminal 5 - New York, NY
September 5 - Terminal 5 - New York, NY
September 7 - The Fillmore - Charlotte, NC
September 9 - Bayfront Park - Miami, FL
September 11 - Masquerade Music Park - Atlanta, GA
September 13 - Congress Theater - Chicago, IL
September 18 - Austin City Limits Festival - Austin, Texas