For its ninth Campus Invasion tour, MTV has tapped U.K. rock trio Muse as the headliner and moved the franchise over to its mtvU-branded college network. Opening April 8 at Florida Atlantic University
For its ninth Campus Invasion tour, MTV has tapped U.K. rock trio Muse as the headliner and moved the franchise over to its mtvU-branded college network. Opening April 8 at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Fla., the 20-date tour will also feature fellow U.K. rock act Razorlight.
At deadline, a dozen stops were confirmed through an April 28 show at Ohio's Kent State University. Full details will be posted on mtvU.com.
Beginning April 25, mtvU will air a Campus Invasion special with performances and artist interviews. The network is seen on more than 700 U.S. college campuses.
Beyond performances, each stop on the tour will feature an interactive village open for students to visit during the day. Activities include video game competitions, physical challenges and makeovers. The network will also interview students and showcase the local music scene.
Here are mtvUís Campus Invasion '05 tour dates:
April 8: Boca Raton, Fla. (Florida Atlantic Univ.; Auditorium Field)
April 9: Jacksonville, Fla. (Jacksonville Univ.; Freebird Cafe-off campus)
April 12: Charlotte, N.C. (Univ. of North Carolina; Halton Arena)
April 13: Raleigh, N.C. (North Carolina State Univ.; Disco Rodeo-off campus)
April 15: Philadelphia (Temple Univ.; Liacouras Center)
April 16: College Park, Md. (Univ. of Maryland; Cole Fieldhouse)
April 17: Providence, R.I. (Providence College; Peterson Fieldhouse)
April 19: Storrs, Conn. (Univ. of Connecticut; Jorgensen Auditorium)
April 20: Amherst, Mass. (Univ. of Massachusetts; Fine Arts Center)
April 23: East Lansing, Mich. (Michigan State Univ.; Munn Arena)
April 24: Muncie, Ind. (Ball State Univ.; Emens Auditorium)
April 28: Kent, Ohio (Kent State Univ.; Manchester Field)