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Tour Updates: Snow Patrol, Albert Hammond Jr.

Snow Patrol slate summer dates. Albert Hammond Jr. appends gigs to North American outing.

Spider-Man 3 contributing indie rockers Snow Patrol have announced a 12-date tour of North America, set to kick off July 17 in Santa Barbara, CA, following the band’s Live Earth appearance in London July 7. From there the Scot-based quintet will hit assorted Southwestern and Midwestern cities such as Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Kansas City. Next, Snow Patrol will head north, perform in cities like Chicago and Indianapolis, and conclude with a gig at Toronto’s Molson Amphitheatre Aug. 8.

Snow Patrol tour dates:

7/17, Santa Barbara, CA (Santa Barbara Bowl)
7/18, Phoenix, AZ (Dodge Theatre)
7/19, Las Vegas, NV (The Pearl Concert Theatre)
7/22, Los Angeles, CA (The Greek Theatre)
7/23, Los Angeles, CA (The Greek Theatre)
7/30, Morrison, CO (Red Rocks Amphitheatre)
8/1, Oklahoma City, OK (Zoo Theatre)
8/2, Kansas City, KS (Kansas City Memorial Hall)
8/3, Indianapolis, IN (The Lawn at White River State Park)
8/4, Chicago, IL (Grant Park/Lollapalooza 2007)
8/6, Sterling Heights, MI (Freedom Hill Amphitheatre)
8/7, Toronto, ON (Molson Amphitheatre)

Albert Hammond Jr., the puffy haired axeman on leave from downtown quintet the Strokes, has confirmed a handful of additional dates to his previously announced tour supporting debut solo outing, Yours to Keep. Now, following an 11-date jaunt across the U.S., Hammond will perform, according to his website, a pair of gigs in north of the border metropolises Toronto and Montreal. Next, Pitchfork reports the ragamuffin rocker will hit Northampton, MA, Bruce Springsteen-famed venue Stone Pony in Ashbury Park, NJ, and New York City’s Webster Hall before leaping across the pond for a lengthy string of performances.

Albert Hammond Jr.’s complete tour dates:

5/10, New York, NY (Hiro Ballroom)
5/20, San Francisco, CA (The Independent)
5/21, Hollywood, CA (House of Blues)
5/22, San Diego, CA (House of Blues)
5/24, Scottsdale, AZ (Martini Ranch)
5/26, Denver, CO (Marquis Theatre)
5/31, Houston, TX (Warehouse Live)
6/3, Austin, TX (The Parish)
6/4, Dallas, TX (House of Blues/Cambridge Room)
6/7, St. Paul, MN (Station 4)
6/8, Chicago, IL (The Metro)
6/9, Detroit, MI (St. Andrew’s Hall)
6/10, Toronto, ON (Opera House) *
6/12, Montreal, ON (La Tulipe) *
6/13, Northampton, MA (Pearl Street) *
6/15, Asbury Park, NJ (Stone Pony) *
6/18, New York, NY (Webster Hall) *

(* Newly scheduled dates)

On the Web:
snowpatrol.com
Albert Hammond Jr. at MySpace.com

Talk: Will Albert Hammond Jr.’s solo career compete with the success of the Strokes?

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