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Tour Updates: Tool, Hot Chip

Maynard James Keenan and company map lengthy North American outing. Hot Chip list pre-Coachella gigs.

Alt-rock heavyweights Tool have announced a spring tour, which follows up the band’s 2006 jaunt behind their sixth and latest LP, 10,000 Days. The outing will kick off with a pair of shows March 15-16 at Las Vegas’ Pearl venue before launching into a nationwide stroll through large venues and arenas in cities like Tucson, Orlando, and Atlantic City. Tool will conclude the tour with three gigs above the boarder, in Quebec City, Montreal, and Hamilton.

Tool tour dates:

3/15, Las Vegas, NV (The Pearl)
3/16, Las Vegas, NV (The Pearl)
3/18, Reno, NV (Reno Events Center)
3/20, San Diego, CA (Cox Arena)
3/21, Tucson, AZ (TCC Arena)
3/23, Albuquerque, NM (Tingley Coliseum)
3/24, Las Cruces, NM (Pan American Center)
3/26, San Antonio, TX (AT&T Center)
3/27, Corpus Christi, TX (American Bank Center)
3/29, Oklahoma City, OK (Ford Center)
3/30, Southaven, MS (Desoto Civic Center)
3/31, Baton Rouge, LA (River Center)
4/2, Pensacola, FL (Pensacola Civic Center)
4/3, Tallahassee, FL (Leon County Civic Center)
4/5, Tampa, FL (USF Sundome)
4/6, Orlando, FL (Amway Arena)
4/7, Coral Gables, FL (Bank United Center)
4/10, Duluth, GA (Gwinnett Center)
4/11, Winston-Salem, NC (Joel Lawrence Arena)
4/13, Birmingham, AL (Oak Mountain Amphitheater)
4/14, Greenville, SC (Bi-Lo Center)
4/15, Richmond, VA (Richmond Coliseum)
4/17, Reading, PA (Sovereign Center)
4/18, University Park, PA (Bryce Jordan Arena)
4/20, Albany, NY (Times Union Center)
4/21, Atlantic City, NJ (Boardwalk Hall)
4/22, Portland, ME (Cumberland County Civic Center)
4/27, Quebec City, Quebec (The Colisee)
4/28, Montreal, Quebec (Bell Center)
4/29, Hamilton, Ontario (Copps Coliseum)

In additional tour news, endearing electro-geeks Hot Chip have announced a mini-tour prefacing their April 28 appearance at Coachella, NME.com reports. The band will play five dates in U.S. cities, beginning with an April 20 show at Manhattan’s Webster Hall, after which they’ll head west.

Hot Chip tour dates:

4/20, New York, NY (Webster Hall)
4/21, Washington, DC (9:30 Club)
4/22, Asheville, NC (Orange Peel)
4/24, Austin, TX (Antones)
4/26, Dallas, TX (Granada Theater)
4/28, Indio, CA (Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival)

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