White Stripes Extend 'Icky' Touring Plans
The White Stripes have added a new leg of North American tour dates to their 2007 itinerary, beginning with a Sept. 4-5 stand at Chicago's Aragon Ballroom. Dates are on tap through Sept. 26-27 at SeatThe White Stripes have added a new leg of North American tour dates to their 2007 itinerary, beginning with a Sept. 4-5 stand at Chicago's Aragon Ballroom. Dates are on tap through Sept. 26-27 at Seattle's Paramount Ballroom and include eight cities in which the rock duo has never played.
As previously reported, the Stripes will in June and July play only Canadian venues, and will then begin a short U.S. run July 22 in Portland, Maine. Beforehand, the group has European shows on tap through June 15 at the O2 Wireless Fest in London.
"At the tail end of [2003's] 'Elephant,' we were touring these hockey arena kind of things, and we were just like, 'Eh, I don't know, man. It's a little cold and sterile,'" White recently told Billboard. "But you just take it for what you can do. Right now, we're just trying to find the right spot for each town."
Here are the White Stripes' new tour dates:
Sept. 4-5: Chicago (Aragon Ballroom)
Sept. 6: Lincoln, Neb. (Pershing Auditorium)
Sept. 7: Fargo, N.D. (Civic Auditorium)
Sept. 8: Rapid City, S.D. (Rushmore Plaza)
Sept. 10: Jackson Hole, Wyo. (Snowking Center)
Sept. 11: Boise, Idaho (Idaho Center Theatre)
Sept. 12: Sat Lake City (E Center)
Sept. 13: Albuquerque, N.M. (Kiva Auditorium)
Sept. 15-16: Austin, Texas (Austin City Limits)
Sept. 19: Inglewood, Calif. (the Forum)
Sept. 21: Berkeley, Calif. (Greek Theatre)
Sept. 24: Anchorage, Ala. (William A. Egan Civic Center)
Sept. 26-27: Seattle (Paramount Ballroom)