The rock duo America is continuing to tour down the highways of North America with dates booked practically every month through June 2009, except...

The rock duo America is continuing to tour down the highways of North America with dates booked practically every month through June 2009, except for none in December 2008, March and April 2009. More shows are anticipated to be filled in.

The tour kicks off on August 13 in Montreal and stops mostly in theatres, casinos and performing arts centers. There are three bookings in Brazil from August 28-30.

Once a trio but for many years a duo–Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell–are still promoting 2007’s double album, “Here & Now,” which had collaborations with Ryan Adams, Ben Kweller and members of My Morning Jacket, Nada Surf and Maplewood. In September, they will release a DVD of its performance on PBS-TV’s “SoundStage.” They co-headlined a tour with Chicago last year.

America is best known for chestnuts, such as “Horse With No Name,” “Ventura Highway” and “Sister Golden Hair.”

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America 2008 itinerary:
Dates subject to change

August 13 Montreal, QUE L’Aeroport de St-Jean-sur-Richelieu
August 15 Westbury, NY Capital One Bank Theatre at Westbury
August 16 Atlantic City, NJ Atlantic City Hilton
August 17 Great Barrington, MA Mahaiwe Theatre
August 20 Cerritos, CA Cerritos Performing Arts Center
August 23 San Antonio, TX Lila Cockrell Theatre/San Antonio Convention Center
August 28 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Vivo Rio
August 29 Belo Horizonte, BRA Chevrolet Hall
August 30 Sao Paulo, BRA HSBC Ton Brazil
September 7 Hebron, CT Hebron Harvest Fair
September 27 Appleton, WI Performing Arts Center
September 28 Red Wing, MN Treasure Island Resort & Casino
October 3 San Diego, CA Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay
October 4 Coachella, CA Spotlight 29 Casino
October 8 Topsfield, MA Topsfield Fair
October 10 New York, NY Carnegie Hall
October 16 Englewood, NJ Bergen Performing Arts Center
October 17 Glenside, PA Keswick Theatre
October 18-19 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Casino
October 24 Wendover, NV Peppermill Wendover Casino
October 25 Phoenix, AZ Celebrity Theatre
November 14 Anaheim, CA The Grove of Anaheim
November 15 Agoura Hills, CA Canyon Club

Dates subject to change

January 28 Brampton, Ontario Rose Theatre
January 29 St. Catharines, Ontario Brock University
January 30 Kitchener, Ontario Centre in the Square
January 31 Oakville, Ontario Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
February 2 Naples, FL Philharmonic Center for the Arts
February 3 West Palm Beach, FL Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
February 5 Key Largo, FL Ocean Reef Cultural Center
February 6 Fort Pierce, FL Sunrise Theatre
May 1-3 Alexandria, VA The Birchmere
May 8 Campbell, CA Heritage Theatre
May 9 Eureka, CA Arkley Center for the Performing Arts
May 16 North Las Vegas, NV The Cannery Casino & Hotel
June 20 Cedar Rapids, IA Freedom Fest