Echo & The Bunnymen Plan Summer Tour of North America

Will Sargeant and Ian McCulloch of Echo & The Bunnymen in 1981
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Echo & The Bunnymen have announced a late summer tour, two years after their last planned trek of North America was canceled due to COVID-19.

The group's tour, labeled "Celebrating 40 Years of Magical Songs," will go through the U.S. and Canada in August and September. The band will also partake in two very special shows before then: an opening slot for The Rolling Stones in Liverpool on June 9, and an appearance at the Sign of the Times Festival in England on July 1.

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The band recently wrapped a U.K. tour, which frontman Ian McCulloch gushed in a statement as "my favorite ever tour...Some new magical ingredient had been added to the starlight and the moonbeams and the angels and the devils that live inside the songs. I love, and the band love, touring around America at any time but the experiences of special night after special night in the U.K. makes me certain we will take the shows up another level or two."

Tickets go on sale Friday, May 20 at 10 a.m. local time. The full list of dates is below.

Aug. 15 - The Tabernacle, Atlanta, GA
Aug. 17 - House of Blues, Houston, TX
Aug. 19 - House Of Blues, Dallas, TX
Aug. 20 - Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theatre, Austin, TX
Aug. 23 - The Van Buren, Phoenix, AZ
Aug. 24 - The Observatory North Park, San Diego, CA
Aug. 26 - The Theatre at Ace Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
Aug. 29 - Fox Theatre, Oakland, CA
Aug. 31 - Roseland Theatre, Portland, OR
Sept. 1 - The Showbox, Seattle, WA
Sept. 3 - The Union Event Centre, Salt Lake City, UT
Sept. 4 - Ogden Theatre, Denver, CO
Sept. 6 - The Fillmore, Minneapolis, MN
Sept. 7 - The Vic Theatre, Chicago, IL
Sept. 9 - St. Andrews Hall, Detroit, MI
Sept. 10 - Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sept. 13 - House of Blues, Boston, MA
Sept. 14 - Terminal 5, New York, NY
Sept. 16 - Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA
Sept. 17 - Lincoln Theatre, Washington, D.C.

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