A health update on Natalie Cole, tour details for Plain White T’s and more are part of the daily tour recap for May 21, as compiled by TicketNews.
After being diagnosed with Hepatitis C in February 2008 and undergoing months of dialysis, Natalie Cole has received a kidney transplant. The award winning vocalist will spend the summer in recovery, leading to the postponement of a few summer concerts. At this point, her fall concert plans are still a go.
In other concert news, the Plain White T’s have announced a second leg of dates for their Three Part Harmony Tour. Alt-country rebel Neko Case is also about to set out on her own new round of tour dates for her March release, “Middle Cyclone.” Finally, Billboard and Cárdenas Marketing Network will work together to produce a Latin music concert series in 2010, which will culminate with the Billboard Latin Music Awards.
Those are the complete concert and tour reports for this Thursday. Stay tuned for more of the latest from TicketNews tomorrow and after the Memorial Day weekend. And, as always, read on for choice itinerary updates in brief:
Katy Perry took the world by storm last summer with the hit “I Kiss A Girl.” This summer, she’s booked 40-plus international concerts, including a handful of shows in the U.S. and Canada. Her national shows are lined up for July 25 at Agganis Arena in Boston, MA; July 26 at The Molson Amphitheatre in Toronto, ON; July 28 at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York, NY; August 2 at Verizon Wireless Theater in Houston, TX; August 4 with No Doubt at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, CA; August 30 at Santa Barbara Bowl in Santa Barbara, CA; and September 5 at the Bumbershoot Festival in Seattle, WA.
Hatebreed has announced plans for a 32-date Decimation of the Nation Tour across the U.S. and Canada this summer. The trek begins July 31 at Waster Street Music Hall in Rochester, NY, and ends September 11 at Club Millennium in Anchorage, AK. New dates have been confirmed for the run on August 1 at The Machine Shop in Flint, MI; August 3 at Riverside Ballroom in Green Bay, WI; August 4 at Nutty’s in Sioux Falls, SC; August 5 at people’s in Des Moines, IA; and August 7 at Peal Room in Mokena, IL.
Lacuna Coil, a rock band based out of Italy, has outlined a 17-city tour of the United States for the month of July. The three-week venture kicks off July 6 at Diamond Ballroom in Oklahoma City, OK, and concludes July 27 at Slim’s in San Francisco, CA. Along the way, the rockers will stop for gigs on July 11 at The Rave Eagles Club in Milwaukee, Wi; July 18 at Roseland Theater in Portland, OR; and July 24 at the House of Blues in Las Vegas, NV, among other scheduled performances.
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Old 97’s have extended their U.S. tour plans by about a dozen dates. The rockers will now hit the road on June 18 with a set at Party in the Park in Rochester, NY, and continue on the national concert circuit through July 26 at Variety Playhouse in Atlanta, GA. Some of the new dates are set for June 9 at The Fillmore in San Francisco, CA; June 12 at Belly Up in Aspen, CO; July 19 at First Avenue in Minneapolis, MN; and July 24 at Headliners Music Hall in Louisville, KY.