Morrissey has snagged two living legends as openers for his upcoming concerts in Los Angeles and New York: Tom Jones and Sir Cliff Richard, respectively. No stranger to being an icon himself, Moz’s just-announced tour dates see him running across North America through May and June, ahead of the release of his first studio album in five years.
The singer began recording his latest LP last month in France with Grammy-winning producer Joe Chiccarelli, who has worked with the White Stripes, The Killers and Christina Perri. The album is due out “later in 2014″ on Capitol Records’ Harvest imprint.
While Jones and Richard will make their respective one-off appearances, Morrissey protege Kristeen Young has been enlisted to open on all dates, starting on May 7 at San Jose’s City National Civic Auditorium. See which venues Moz will be hitting below.
May 7 – San Jose, CA (City National Civic Auditorium)
May 10 – Los Angeles, CA (Los Angeles Sports Arena)
May 13 – El Paso, TX (Plaza Theater_
May 14 – Albuquerque, NM (Sunshine Theater)
May 16 – Salt Lake City, UT (Kingsbury Hall)
May 17 – Denver, CO (Ellie Caulkins Opera House)
May 19 – Lincoln, NE (Rococo Theatre)
May 20 – Lawrence, KS (Liberty Hall)
May 22 – Dallas, TX (Majestic Theatre)
May 24 – Austin, TX (Austin Music Hall)
May 25 – Beaumont, TX (Julie Rogers Theatre)
May 27 – Memphis, TN (Orpheum Theatre)
May 28 – Nashville, TN (Ryman Auditorium)
May 30 – St Petersburg, FL (Mahaffey Theater)
May 31 – Miami, FL (Adrienne Arsht Center)
June 4 – Atlanta, GA (Cobb Energy Center)
June 6 – Atlantic City, NJ (Revel Ovation Hall)
June 7 – Boston, MA (Boston Opera House)
June 10 – Baltimore, MD (Meyerhoff Symphony Hall)
June 13 – Chicago, IL (Civic Opera House)
June 14 – Flint, MI (James Whiting Auditorium)
June 16 – Lewiston, NY (Artpark Main Stage Theater)
June 17 – Wilmington, DE (Grand Opera House)
June 19 – Hershey, PA (Hershey Theatre)
June 21 – New York, NY (Barclays Center Arena)
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