Raconteurs Plot Summer North American Tour
With their debut album having hit stores today (May 16), the Raconteurs have lined up a summer North American tour kicking off July 16 in Denver. The trek in support of the Third Man/V2 set "Broken BoWith their debut album having hit stores today (May 16), the Raconteurs have lined up a summer North American tour kicking off July 16 in Denver. The trek in support of the Third Man/V2 set "Broken Boy Soldiers" also includes a previously announced Aug. 4 appearance at Lollapalooza in Chicago.
Beforehand, the Raconteurs will play a one-off June 7 show in Los Angeles and a host of European summer festival dates, beginning June 21 at the Wireless Festival in London. In addition, the group will greet fans Thursday at Tower Records in New York's East Village.
"Broken Boy Soldiers" is led by the single "Steady, As She Goes," which rises 5-4 this week on Billboard's Modern Rock chart.
Here are the Raconteurs' tour dates:
June 7: Los Angeles (Music Box)
June 21: London (Hyde Park)
June 24: Scheesel, Germany (Hurricane Festival)
July 1: Werchter, Belgium (Rock Werchter Festival)
July 5: Kristiansand, Norway (Quart Festival)
July 16: Denver (Fillmore Auditorium)
July 18: Tempe, Ariz. (Marquee Theatre)
July 19: San Diego (Soma)
July 21: Los Angeles (Wiltern Theatre
July 23: San Francisco (Warfield Theatre)
July 25: Portland, Ore. (Roseland Theatre)
July 26: Vancouver (Malkin Bowl)
July 27: Seattle (Moore Theatre)
Aug. 3: Minneapolis (First Avenue)
Aug. 4: Chicago (Lollapalooza)
Aug. 5: Ann Arbor, Mich. (Michigan Theatre)
Aug. 6: Cleveland (House of Blues)
Aug. 26: Reading, England (Reading Festival)
Aug. 27: Leeds, England (Leeds Festival)