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Tour Updates: Placebo, Manu Chao

Brit alt-rockers Placebo have announced a North American tour set to kick off April 5 in Providence, RI. From there, the 18-date outing will lead the trio throughout the eastern seaboard and across the northern border for two gigs. Next, Placebo will dash across America’s mid-section, descend the West Coast and wrap with a few gigs inland, including a performance at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival April 29.

Placebo tour dates:

4/5, Providence, RI (Lupo’s)
4/6, Boston, MA (Roxy Theatre)
4/7, Montreal, QC (Metropolis)
4/9, Toronto, ON (Guvernment)
4/10, Philadelphia, PA (Theatre of Living Arts)
4/11, New York, NY (Roseland Ballroom)
4/13, Chicago, IL (House of Blues)
4/14, Kansas City, MO (Beaumont Club)
4/15, Dallas, TX (Pizza Hut Park)
4/17, Omaha, NE (Sokol Auditorium)
4/18, Denver, CO (The Fillmore) *
4/19, Magna, UT (The Great Salt Air)
4/21, Seattle, WA (The Fenix)
4/22, Portland, OR (Roseland Theater)
4/23, San Francisco, CA (The Fillmore)
4/26, Las Vegas, NV (House of Blues)
4/27, Tempe, AZ (Marquee Theatre)
4/29, Indio, CA (Empire Polo Field – Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival)

(* co-headline with Wolfmother)

In additional tour news, Parisian-born Latin vocalist Manu Chao (a.k.a. Jose-Manuel Thomas Arthur Chao) has announced a 16-date tour of the U.S., reports. In addition to the previously confirmed festival performances at Coachella (Apr. 29), Washington State’s Sasquatch! (May 26), and Bonnaroo (June 15), Manu Chao has confirmed a handful of dates for late spring and summer.

The multilingual folky will swing through cities like San Diego, New Orleans, and Chicago as well as Detroit, Boston, and Brooklyn before concluding the jaunt June 29 at Philadelphia’s Electric Factory venue.

Manu Chao tour dates:

3/25, Vancouver, BC (Commodore Ballroom)
3/28, Portland, OR (Roseland Theater)
3/30, San Francisco, CA (Bill Graham Civic Auditorium)
4/29, Indio, CA (Empire Polo Field – Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival)
5/26, George, WA (Gorge Amphitheatre – Sasquatch! Music Festival)
6/5, San Diego, CA (Bayside)
6/8, Morrison, CO (Red Rocks Amphitheatre)
6/10, Dallas, TX (Palladium Ballroom)
6/11, Austin, TX (Stubb’s Bar-B-Q)
6/13, New Orleans, LA (Tipitina’s Uptown)
6/15, Manchester, TN (Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival)
6/17, Chicago, IL (Aragon Ballroom)
6/19, Detroit, MI (St. Andrews Hall)
6/24, Boston, MA (Avalon)
6/26, Brooklyn, NY (Celebrate Brooklyn – Prospect Park Bandshell)
6/29, Philadelphia, PA (Electric Factory)

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