A*Teens Draft Baha Men, LMNT For Tour
Sweden's A*Teens have finalized a number of dates for a summer tour in support of the recently released "Pop 'Til You Drop!" (Stockholm/MCA). Opening on July 28 in Richmond, Va., the tour will find thSweden's A*Teens have finalized a number of dates for a summer tour in support of the recently released "Pop 'Til You Drop!" (Stockholm/MCA). Opening on July 28 in Richmond, Va., the tour will find the group on the road through September. Thus far, 20 performances have been confirmed, but, according to a statement, a string of West Coast dates will be added.
Supporting the A*Teens on their Radio Disney-sponsored tour will be fellow family-friendly acts as the Baha Men and LMNT. The outing will hit a number of outdoor summer festivals, including appearances Aug. 26 at the New York State Fair in Syracuse and Sept. 2 at the California State Fair in Sacramento.
"Pop 'Til You Drop!" gave the A*Teens its highest-charting album of their career, entering The Billboard 200 at No. 45. Of the group's prior releases, "The Abba Generation" went to No. 71 in 2000 and "Teen Spirit" reached No. 50 that same year.
The group's current single, "Can't Help Falling in Love," a dance-pop reworking of the Elvis Presley staple, is currently the most-played song on Radio Disney, and can also be found on the soundtrack to Disney's "Lilo & Stich."
Here are the A*Teens/Baha Men/LMNT tour dates:
July 28: Richmond, Va. (Paramount's Park)
July 30: Philadelphia (TLA)
Aug. 2: Clarkston, Mich. (DTE Energy Music Center)
Aug. 3: South Bend, Ind. (4-H Fair)
Aug. 4: Minneapolis (Orpheum)
Aug. 7: Chicago (Rosemont Horizon)
Aug. 8: Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio (Blossom Music Center)
Aug. 10: Valdosta, Ga. (Wild Adventures)
Aug. 11: Atlanta (Hi-Fi Buys Amphitheater)
Aug. 13: Dallas (Fair Park Amphitheater)
Aug. 15: Orlando, Fla. (House of Blues)
Aug. 16: Tampa, Fla. (TPAC)
Aug. 18: Pittsburgh (IC Light Amphitheater)
Aug. 21: Westbury, N.Y. (Westbury Music Fair)
Aug. 23: Hershey, Pa. (Hershey Park)
Aug. 25: Manchester, N.H. (Meadowbrook Amphitheater)
Aug. 26: Syracuse, N.Y. (New York State Fair)
Aug. 30: Denver (Fiddler's Green)
Aug. 31: Salt Lake City (Thanksgiving Point)
Sept. 2: Sacramento, Calif. (California State Fair)