Full itinerary updates for the reformed Stone Temple Pilots and up-and-coming recording artist Colbie Caillat lead the way in the daily tour recap for August 27, as compiled by TicketNews.
With a new album slated for release at the end of the year, Stone Temple Pilots are heading back out on the road for fall and winter tour legs. The first confirmed dates for the outing are all booked in October and are mostly restricted to the East and West Coasts. However, a couple winter 2009-2010 dates hint that more concerts are still to come for the Scott Weiland-fronted rock crew.
Effervescent singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat is headed for an impressive No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200, and the start of her fall headlining tour is just a few weeks away. Reggae-fusion artist Sean Kingston will also receive top billing on a fall tour of North America as he prepares for the release of his sophomore effort, “Tomorrow.” After quick sell-outs Down Under, lectropop duo La Roux has traded up to bigger venues on a couple dates of its upcoming Australian tour. Meanwhile, back in the U.S., former American Idol judge Paula Abdul has been hooked to host the upcoming “VH1 Divas” revival concert this September 17 in Brooklyn, NY.
Those are the complete concert and tour reports for this Thursday. Some of the day’s other itinerary updates are outlined in brief below:
Gwar has added another 30 concerts to its extensive late 2009 itinerary, which now features more than 70 dates in full. The band of all-powerful interplanetary warriors is already scheduled to be on the road from September 16 through November 7 with Lamb of God. Now Gwar will continue across the nation with more concerts from November 8 at The Door in Dallas, TX, through December 13 at the Fillmore in New York, NY. Other highlights of the tour extension are November 16 at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, CA; November 24 at The Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, CA; November 30 at Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, BC; and December 10 at 9:30 Club in Washington, DC.
Kittie has been on the alt-metal scene for a decade and will support its fifth album “In the Black” with a fall headlining tour in the United States. The 27-city trek begins September 26 at The Chance Theatre in Poughkeepsie, NY, and ends October 29 at Northern Lights in Clifton Park, NY. Intermediate concerts are lined up on the schedule for September 27 at B.B. King Blues Club in New York, NY; October 7 at Scout Bar in San Antonio, TX; October 15 at Key Club in West Hollywood, CA; October 24 at The Machine Shop in Flint, MI; and October 28 at Crocodile Rock Café in Allentown, PA, among other dates.
Peaches will bring her salacious brand of rock to cities across the U.S. and Canada on a new fall 2009 tour. The outing starts, appropriately enough, in Sin City with an October 24 concert at The Palms in Las Vegas, NV, and continues through November 28 at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, CA. Peaches’ expletive-laced, electroclash warpath also includes shows on October 28 at Rialto Theatre in Tucson, AZ; November 7 at Club Firestone in Orlando, FL; November 14 at Terminal 5 in New York, NY; November 20 at Metro/Smart Bar in Chicago, IL; and November 27 at The Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, CA.
Blue October finishes its current U.S. tour this week with three final shows on August 27 at the House of Blues in Atlantic City, NJ; August 28 at Terminal 5 in New York, NY; and August 29 at Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom in Hampton Beach, NH. From there, the band has lined up a fresh batch of European tour dates, from September 19 at Breda Barst in Breda, AUT, through October 6 at Academy 3 in Manchester, ENG. Fourteen performances are penciled in on Blue October’s calendar for the fall run.
Mr. Big is also slated to start a European tour in early fall. The 19-date trek begins on September 4 with a concert at Rock Café in Tallinn, EST, and concludes October 1 at Universiada Hall in Sofia, BUL. The ’80s power pop group also has gigs slated for September 7 at Berns Salonger in Stockholm, SWE; September 12 at O2 Shepherds Bush Empire in London, ENG; September 16 at Le Bataclan in Paris, FRA; September 18 at La Riviera in Madrid, SPA; September 22 at Alcatraz in Milan, ITA; and September 30 at The Roxy in Prague, CEH, among other confirmed concerts.
The Thermals are just a week away from starting a brief tour of the West Coast states. The band has 10 national shows lined up, beginning with a September 3 gig at Beatnik Studios in Sacramento, CA, and concluding with a September 13 appearance at Monolith Festival at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO. Some of the other shows on the Thermals’ calendar are September 5 at F Yeah Fest in Los Angeles, CA; September 8 at The Rhythm Room in Phoenix, AZ; and September 10 at Launchpad in Albuquerque, NM.