By Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner

Following a summer on the Vans Warped Tour ’07 and in Europe, Franklin, TN-based quartet Paramore is launching a headlining tour Oct. 22. The trek, presented by Helio, ends Nov. 28, and the group will be joined by The Starting Line and The Almost, with Set Your Goals hopping on board for select dates.

Paramore’s new album, “Riot,” debuted in the Billboard 200 this past June at #20, marking one of the highest sales and chart debuts for its label, Fueled By Ramen (second only to Fall Out Boy) and recently jumped to #15 on the chart with more than 258,000 total copies sold to date. The album’s first single, “Misery Business,” is currently Top 10 at Modern Rock radio.

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Before heading out on tour, Paramore will play three radio-sponsored festivals — the KROQ LA Invasion at Home Depot Center on Sept. 15 in Carson, CA;, KFMA’s Fall Ball 2007 at the Tucson Electric Park in Arizona on Sept.16; and KNDD’s Endfest at Qwest Field Events Center in Seattle on Sept. 22.

Presale tickets are now available to Paramore Fan Club members.


October 23 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
October 25 Utica, NY Utica College
October 26 Toronto, ON Phoenix Concert Theatre
October 27 Pontiac, MI Clutch Cargo’s
October 29 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall
October 30 Chicago, IL Congress Theater
November 1 Milwaukee, WI The Rave
November 2 Maplewood, MN The Myth
November 3 Kansas City, MO The Beaumont Club
November 4 Denver, CO The Fillmore Auditorium
November 6 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
November 8 San Francisco, CA The Warfield
November 10 Ventura, CA Majestic Ventura Theatre
November 11 San Diego, CA SOMA
November 15 Tempe, AZ Marquee Theatre
November 17 Dallas, TX The Palladium Ballroom
November 18 Austin, TX Stubb’s BBQ
November 19 Houston, TX Meridian
November 21 Nashville, TN War Memorial Auditorium
November 23 Baltimore, MD Rams Head Live
November 24 Worcester, MA The Palladium
November 25 Buffalo, NY The Town Ballroom
November 27 Philadelphia, PA The Electric Factory
November 28 New York, NY Roseland Ballroom advertisement