Foo Fighters announced the schedule for its upcoming worldwide tour this week. The tour, which kicks off Wednesday, December 10th in Cape Town, South Africa, is in support of the band’s new album Sonic Highways. The European leg of the band’s tour runs through June 23rd, 2015. The North American leg of the band’s tour kicks off July 4th, 2015 at RFK Stadium in the nation’s capital. That performance is followed by twenty-six more dates that will take the band across America throughout the remainder of the summer. British rock duo Royal Blood will join Foo Fighters for a number of those dates beginning July 6th in Camden, New Jersey. That is the second date on the North American leg of Foo Fighters’ tour in support of Sonic Highways. Of the twenty-six dates set for Foo Fighters’ North American tour, Royal Blood will join Foo Fighters for eleven dates from July 6th to August 25th.
Before Royal Blood hits the road with Foo Fighters, the duo—Michael Kerr (bass/vocals) and Ben Thatcher (drums)—it will wrap up its own current slate of headlining dates in support of its self-titled Warner Brothers Records debut album. That album was released August 25th, 2014. Box office-only pre-sales for Royal Blood’s dates with Foo Fighters begin this Saturday, November 22nd. All price levels are subject to availability. Online pre-sales begin Monday, December 1st. Public ticket sales will run Thursday December 4th and 5th. Royal Blood’s latest schedule of live dates is listed below.
ROYAL BLOOD NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES
December 1 – House of Blues – Chicago, IL
December 3 – The Altar Bar – Pittsburgh, PA
December 5 – War Memorial Auditorium – Nashville, TN
December 6 – Juanita’s Cantina – Little Rock, AR
December 7 – Diamond Ballroom – Oklahoma City, OK
December 9 – Seattle Center – Key Arena – Seattle, WA
July 6 – Susquehanna Bank Center – Camden, NJ*
July 9 – Molson Canadian Amphitheater – Toronto, ON*
July 16 – Citi Field – New York, NY*
July 19 – Fenway Park – Boston, MA*
August 12 – Rexall Place – Edmonton, AB*
August 13 – Scotiabank Saddledome – Calgary, AB*
August 17 – Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater – Denver, CO*
August 19 – Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre – Maryland Heights, MO*
August 22 – Xcel Energy Center – St. Paul, MN*
August 24 – DTE Energy Center – Detroit, MI*
August 25 – First Niagra Pavilion – Pittsburgh, PA*
Royal Blood was released August 25th on Warner Brothers Records. It debuted at Number 1 on the UK Album Chart and was nominated for the Mercury Prize. The Mercury Prize is awarded to the best new records from the U.K. and Ireland each year. One album is awarded the prize each year from a list of twelve albums nominated for the award. The albums in question come from every genre of music. More information on Royal Blood is available online at:
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