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Counting Crows and Rob Thomas Announce Tour

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  1. Melody Bot

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    Counting Crows and Rob Thomas have announced a co-headlining North American tour. All the dates and information can be found below.

    Tour Dates

    Fri Jul 22: West Palm Beach, FL Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre
    Sat Jul 23: Tampa, FL MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
    Mon Jul 25: Atlanta, GA Chastain Park Amphitheatre
    Wed Jul 27: Charlotte, NC PNC Music Pavilion
    Thu Jul 28: Raleigh, NC Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
    Sat Jul 30: Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
    Sun Jul 31: Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
    Tue Aug 2: Boston, MA Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
    Wed Aug 3: Bangor, ME Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion
    Fri Aug 5: Bethel, NY Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
    Sat Aug 6: Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
    Tue Aug 9: Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
    Wed Aug 10: Camden, NJ BB&T Pavilion
    Fri Aug 12: Syracuse, NY Lakeview Amphitheatre
    Sat Aug 13: Niagara Falls, NY Seneca Niagara Casino
    Mon Aug 15: Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
    Tue Aug 16: Brooklyn, NY The Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk
    Thu Aug 18: Bethlehem, PA Sands Bethlehem Events Center
    Sat Aug 20: Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
    Sun Aug 21: Indianapolis, IN Klipsch Music Center
    Tue Aug 23: Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
    Wed Aug 24: Chicago, IL FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
    Fri Aug 26: Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
    Sat Sept 3: Woodinville, WA Chateau Ste. Michelle
    Sun Sept 4: Ridgefield, WA Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
    Thu Sept 8: Los Angeles, CA Greek Theatre
    Sat Sept 10: Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
    Sun Sept 11: Reno, NV Grand Theatre at Grand Sierra Resort
    Tue Sept 13: Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Pavilion
    Wed Sept14: San Diego, CA Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU
    Fri Sept 16: Indio, CA Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
    Sat Sept 17: Las Vegas, NV Downtown Las Vegas Events Center
    Mon Sept 19: Denver, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
    Thu Sept 22: Albuquerque, NM Sands Casino Amphitheater
    Sat Sept 24: Allen, TX Allen Event Center
    Sun Sept 25: Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
    Tue Sept. 27: Kansas City, MO Starlight Theatre
    Wed Sept 28: St. Louis, MO Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
    Fri Sept 30: Nashville, TN Ascend Amphitheater

    (April 11, 2016) – Two of music’s most captivating live performers will unite for their first time touring together this summer. Multiplatinum-selling band Counting Crows and multiple Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter Rob Thomas announced a co-headlining tour today that will blaze a trail this summer across North America. The 39 date tour will begin in West Palm Beach, FL on July 22, and will visit cities from New York to Los Angeles and in between stopping at iconic venues including Nikon at Jones Beach Theater and Red Rocks Amphitheatre before wrapping in Nashville, TN on September 30.
    Pre-sale and VIP tickets go on sale Tuesday, April 12 at 10am local time through Thursday, April 14 at 10PM local and tickets will be available to the general public starting Friday, April 15. Citi pre-sale kicks off Wednesday, April 13 through Thursday, April 14 at 10PM local time. Local Ticketmaster, radio and venue presales will run Thursday, April 14 from 10am to 10pm.

    For Counting Crows, the tour announcement comes on the heels of their recent news of an exciting run of European shows, which includes a coveted opening slot for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band in Rome, Italy. Praised as “one of the most popular and easily identifiable rock groups in America (NPR)”, the band will be performing hits from their complete discography spanning the past two decades. Counting Crows’ latest release, 2014’s ‘Somewhere Under Wonderland’, earned critical acclaim as one of the “band’s best” and scored a top 10 debut. The album was recognized as one of the group’s “stronger works (USA Today)” and claimed a spot on Rolling Stone’s Top 50 Songs of the 2014 list with the track “Dislocation”.

    The upcoming tour celebrates Rob Thomas’ 3rd solo effort, The Great Unknown, which was released last year. The album had a Top 10 debut on the Soundscan/Billboard 200 chart and earned critical acclaim on its arrival. Rolling Stone hailed Thomas as “the same consummate pop-rock craftsman who has been making it all sound so smooth for years…Thomas piles on the hooks right from the opener.” The Great Unknown was produced by a remarkable roster of studio all-stars including longtime collaborator Matt Serletic, Ryan Tedder (OneRepublic, Taylor Swift, Beyoncé), Ricky Reed (Jessie J, Jason Derulo, twenty one pilots), and Shep Goodman & Aaron Accetta (American Authors) and features the hit single, “Hold On Forever” as well as the soon-to-be released “Pieces.”

    “Twenty years ago Rob and I were like kids running around Italy in the middle of the night getting drunk and playing gigs. I still love nothing more than touring with my friends. This is going to be a great summer,” said Adam Duritz.

    “Music is about good friends getting together and celebrating life. Our fans are going to be doing that in the audience and we will be doing that on stage as well. Bring on the summer!” said Rob Thomas.

  2. spencpants

    Can I pet your dog? Prestigious

    1998 calling? It's for me?
    chhholly123 and Jason Tate like this.
  3. vein.ftm

    Trusted Prestigious

    I'm definitely going
  4. JimmyIymmiJ

    Music, a steady riot in my soul. Prestigious

    I'll be at the Tampa date. I never miss a Crows show. One of the best live bands out there.
  5. Michael Schmidt

    Don't recreate the scene, or reinvent the meanings Supporter

    Wish this was hitting Cleveland. Counting Crows are great and I would love to see Rob Thomas do his Gaslight cover live.
  6. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    Early 2000s Craig is going apeshit because his two favorite artists are touring together.

    I would be a lot more excited about this if Rob Thomas hadn't just released the worst record of his career.
  7. Michael Schmidt

    Don't recreate the scene, or reinvent the meanings Supporter

    Haha I haven't heard it yet. That's too bad though. However, after you put a record out like Yourself or Someone Like You, you pretty much get a hall pass the rest of your career. Mad Season was really good too.
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  8. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    More Than You Think You Are is actually my favorite. And North is damn solid too. It's just his last solo record is really hollow pop junk.
  9. Michael Schmidt

    Don't recreate the scene, or reinvent the meanings Supporter

    God, '90s pop was really on to something with T3B, Matchbox, and Counting Crows dominating the airwaves. It's a shame it would soon get overshadowed by the boy band era.
    Craig Manning likes this.
  10. cricketandclover

    Things have changed.

    Pretty dumb that Matchbox isn't doing a 20-year "Yourself Or Someone Like You" tour.
    Butinsmallsteps likes this.
  11. Michael Schmidt

    Don't recreate the scene, or reinvent the meanings Supporter

    If Yourself or Someone Like You was ever played in full near me, I would be one happy lad. That record and T3B self titled are everything I love about '90s music.
    JimmyIymmiJ likes this.
  12. Butinsmallsteps


    Ughhhh i would see that in a heartbeat
  13. Loki

    God of mischief

    Absolutely attending. I have to bring Pops... he loves CC especially...
  14. Eric Wilson

    Trusted Prestigious

    Will try to check this out.