Karl's Corner - 06/25/2005

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06/25/05 conceptualization, the abstraction, the obtuseness

...hello friends. While the band has had a semi-quiet week doing their individual thangs, the planning continues apace for the future, and the positive rewards for past work continue to come in. The tour schedule for July has been completed, with info on the opening acts firming up (though its not yet clear if several shows will have an additional opener (for a 3 band bill) or not):

7/02/05 - Las Vegas, NV - Vegas Rocks Festival - with The Red Hot Chili Peppers - free (but "sold out")
7/05/05 - Kansas City, KS - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater - 96.5 Buzz Beach Ball, with Cake, Vendetta Red, Story Of The Year - tickets
7/07/05 - Milwaukee, WI - Marcus Amphitheater - with The Pixies, The Fray - tickets
7/09/05 - Toronto, Canada - Molson Amphitheater - with The Pixies, The Fray - tickets
7/10/05 - Montreal, Canada - The Stade Uniprix - with The Pixies, The Fray - tickets
7/12/05 - Lewiston, ME - Central Maine Civic Center - with The Fray - tickets
7/13/05 - Uniondale, NY - Nassau Veterans Coliseum - with Taking Back Sunday, The Fray - tickets
7/14/05 - Atlantic City, NJ - The Borgata - with The Fray - tickets
7/16/05 - Atlanta, GA - Underground Atlanta - 99x festival with The Bravery, others - tickets
7/17/05 Myrtle Beach, SC - House of Blues - with The Fray - tickets
7/19/05 Orlando, FL - Hard Rock Live - with The Fray - tickets - SOLD OUT! (note: this show will be (partly?) broadcast on 8/3/05 on Mtv)
7/21/05 - Nashville, TN - Nashville Municipal Auditorium - with Ben Folds, The Fray - tickets
7/22/05 - St. Louis, MO - Savvis Center - with Ben Folds, The Fray - tickets
7/23/05 - Chicago, IL - Grant Park - Lollapalooza with The Pixies, The Killers, Death Cab, Dinosaur Jr, etc! - tickets

Looking ahead past July, we see the Summersonic shows coming up in Japan on August 13 and 14 , then a bit of a fuzzy patch later in August, which will turn out to be one of several different international tour plans - announcements coming soon on that! Beyond that there is a major tour in the works for Sept/Oct, but at present I cannot confirm nor reveal anything...