Smashing Pumpkins Announce 'Acoustic-Electro' North American Tour, Liz Phair to Open

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Billy Corgan of The Smashing Pumpkins performs in concert at ACL Live on July 19, 2015 in Austin, Texas.

The Smashing Pumpkins are following their End Times 2015 summer tour with a 19-date North American trek featuring original drummer Jimmy Chamberlin and Liz Phair as the opening act.

The Pumpkins are hyping this bundle of ‘90s alt-rock nostalgia as an “acoustic-electro” tour. Titled In Plainsong, the 19-date romp opens March 22 in Portland, Ore. and wraps April 20 in Houston. A complete itinerary is available below. 

According to a press release, The Smashing Pumpkins will commence work on a new album “inspired by the sounds explored in the new acoustic setting” after the tour is over. Whatever work comes out of these sessions will follow the band’s 2014 album Monuments to an Elegy

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This time around, the Pumpkins’ lineup will include Billy Corgan, Chamberlin, and multi-instrumentalist Jeff Schroeder. Chamberlin has not been a full-time member since 2009, though he did drum on the band’s 2015 live dates. 

Liz Phair will open all 19 dates. This marks the singer-songwriter’s first U.S. tour in six years. 

Tickets go on sale Feb. 5. Citi is sponsoring the tour and its cardholders will have exclusive access to a pre-sale starting Feb. 2 at 9 a.m. (ET). 

Here is the full tour schedule:

March 22: Portland, Ore. - Schnitzer Hall 
March 23: Seattle, Wash. - The Paramount 
March 25: San Francisco, Cali. - The Masonic 
March 26-27: Los Angeles, Cali. - The Theatre at Ace Hotel 
March 29: Salt Lake City, Utah - Kingsbury Hall 
March 30: Denver, Colo. - Ellie Caulkins Opera House 
April 1: Detroit, Mich. - The Fillmore 
April 2: Columbus, Ohio - Palace Theatre 
April 4: New York, N.Y. - Beacon Theatre 
April 8: Philadelphia, Penn. - Tower Theatre 
April 9: Boston, Mass. - Orpheum Theatre 
April 10: Washington, D. C. - Lincoln Theatre 
April 12: Toronto, Ontario - Massey Hall 
April 14: Chicago, Ill. - Civic Opera House 
April 15: Louisville, Ken. - Palace Theatre 
April 16: Nashville, Tenn. - Ryman Auditorium 
April 18: Dallas, Tex. - Majestic Theatre 
April 19: Austin, Tex. - Bass Concert Hall 
April 20: Houston, Tex. - Cullen Performance Hall