White Stripes Heading To Eastern Europe
The White Stripes have lined up a European tour, to kick off June 26 in Moscow and focus on such Eastern European locales as Prague, Ljubljana, Slovenia, and Riga, Latvia.The White Stripes have lined up a European tour, to kick off June 26 in Moscow and focus on such Eastern European locales as Prague, Ljubljana, Slovenia, and Riga, Latvia. The tour will wrap July 13 in Athens.
The group is in the midst of a South American trek that drops in on Panama City tomorrow (May 20). For now, the Stripes' lone North American date comes June 10 at Atlanta's Music Midtown festival, but an extensive tour is in the works for later this year.
The Detroit-based duo's new album, "Get Behind Me Satan," is due June 7 via V2. First single "Blue Orchid" is No. 9 on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart this week; a video was recently shot with director Floria Sigismondi.
Here are the White Stripes' European tour dates:
June 26: Moscow (Mekanika)
June 27: St. Petersburg (Manezh Kadetskogo Korpusa)
June 29: Tallin, Estonia (Club Hollywood)
June 30: Riga, Latvia (Dream Factory)
July 1: Kalingrad, Russia (Vagonka)
July 3: Prague (Archa)
July 5: Zagreb, Croatia (Stara Klaonica)
July 6: Ljubljana, Slovenia (Krizanke)
July 9: Gdynia, Poland (Heineken Open'er Festival)
July 10: Novi Sad, Serbia (Exit Festival)
July 12: Thessaloniki, Greece (Theatro Gis)
July 13: Athens (Olympic Beach Volleyball Stadium)