Karl's Corner - 07/15/2005
07/15/05 This whole idea of 'In Your Face' theatre
...MB '05 Tour: Day 53: day off - travel to Atlanta, GA
today we woke up on the bus which had been driving all night to bridge the huge gap between Atlantic City and Atlanta, passing thru some wicked thunderstorms in the Baltimore area around 3 AM. We rolled into Atlanta around 3PM and took advantage of the free time...
...but hey, check this out! This press release just in!
FOO FIGHTERS & WEEZER UNITE
TO CO-HEADLINE SEPT.-OCT. NORTH AMERICAN ARENA TOUR
Ending months of rumor and speculation, Weezer and Foo Fighters have confirmed plans to co-headline a North American arena tour set to kick off in early September and last through late October.
Confirmed cities for the tour are as follows: Atlanta, Sunrise FL, Tampa, Houston, Austin, Dallas, San Diego, Phoenix, Denver, Minneapolis, Chicago, Champaign IL, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Cleveland, Columbus, Baltimore, Worcester, New York, Philadelphia, Fresno, Seattle and Portland OR.
Additional cities, exact dates and support acts will be announced shortly.
large size picture link: here. (picture shows Pat resisting the spells of a small Harry Potter who was waiting for the new book to come out Friday night!)
7/16/05 - Atlanta, GA - Underground Atlanta - 99x festival with The Bravery, others - free
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
8/13/05 - Osaka, Japan - Summersonic: WTC Open Air and INTEX
8/14/05 - Tokyo, Japan - Summersonic- Marine Stadium
NEW - 8/15/05 - Tokyo, Japan - Zepp - on sale July 23rd - presales: #1: Pia, from 12th July - 19th July. #2: E Plus, from 13th July - 18th July. General tickets onsale 7/23 at 10:00 AM local Japan time.
8/18/05 - Salzburg, Austria - Frequency
NEW - 8/19/05 - Munich, Germany - Muffathalle - tickets 1, 2
8/2220/05 - Hohenfelden, Germany - Highfield
8/22/05 - London, UK - Hammersmith Apollo - tickets
8/24/05 - Dublin, Ireland - The Point - tickets onsale July 8th at 9AM
NEW - 8/25/05 - Manchester, UK - The Academy - tickets
8/26/05 - Edinburgh, UK - T in the Fringe Festival @ Corn Exchange - tickets
...possibly more to be added...
September + beyond:
NEW - September + October: Co-headlining tour with the Foo Fighters - North America - details TBA
NEW - 9/24/05 - Curitiba, Brazil - Curitiba Festival - on sale July 25!
...more to come!