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The Go-Go’s Announce Farewell Tour

The Go-Go's are saying "bye bye" with one last tour. Los Angeles' beloved all-female power pop band will play 18 shows this August.

The Go-Go’s are saying “bye bye” with one last tour. 

Los Angeles’ beloved all-female power pop band will play 18 shows this August, starting Aug. 2 at the Capitol Theater in Clearwater, Florida, and wrapping up Aug. 30 at Los Angeles’ Greek Theatre. Best Coast and Kaya Stewart will support. 

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“After a 38-year run, we are gearing up for one last blast of a summer tour,” the band told Entertainment Weekly. “We feel so lucky and so grateful to have had the incredible support of our fans for so long. We can’t wait to get out on the road and give the people what they want: some loud, fast music and a great party!”

The Go-Go’s biggest hits include “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed” and “Vacation.” 

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Guitarist and singer Jane Wiedlin posted to her blog in February that the farewell tour would be happening but gave no specifics. She wrote then, “It is with mixed feelings that we embark on our last adventure together. What an incredible ride we have had. I hope you will continue to follow all of us on our future endeavors.”

The August shows will include most of the band’s “classic” lineup with Belinda Carlisle, Wiedlin, Charlotte Caffey and Gina Schock. Bassist Kathy Valentine — who left the Go-Go’s in 2013 over “irreconcilable differences” and later sued her former bandmates — will not be joining. 

The Go-Go’s Farewell Tour Dates:

Aug. 2 – Clearwater, FL @ Capitol Theatre
Aug. 3 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Broward Center for the Performing Arts – Au Rene Theater
Aug. 5 – Washington, DC @ Warner Theatre
Aug. 6 – Bethlehem, PA @ Sands Bethelhem Events Center
Aug. 8 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues
Aug. 10 – Ridgefield, CT @ Ridgefield Playhouse
Aug. 11 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
Aug. 13 – New York, NY @ Central Park SummerStage
Aug. 14 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony Outdoor Stage
Aug. 16 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall
Aug. 17 – Huber Heights, OH @ Rose Music Center at the Heights
Aug. 19 – Highland Park, IL @ Ravinia Festival Pavilion
Aug. 22 – Saratoga, CA @ Mountain Winery
Aug. 23 – Paso Robles, CA @ Vina Robles Amphitheatre
Aug. 25 – Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theatre
Aug. 26 – Las Vegas, NV @ Mandalay Bay Beach
Aug. 28 – Costa Mesa, CA @ Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Aug. 30 – Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre