Silversun Pickups Headlining Dates

Silversun Pickups fans get ready to swoon because we’ve got brand new tour dates to talk about. After supporting Placebo’s winter European tour and Muse’s North American spring trek, the alternative rock band is hitting the road in June for its own headlining tour.

The Los Angeles-based group wrapped up its tour with Muse last week with an April 14 gig at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif.

The performance earned kudos from the San Jose Mercury News, which wrote, “As good as the band is on record, however, the group showed in Oakland that it can achieve even greater heights on the live stage. That’s the setting where the Pickups’ brand of jammed-out alt-rock, which recalls the Smashing Pumpkins, Neil Young’s Crazy Horse and My Bloody Valentine, truly shines.”

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United Center, Chicago, Ill.

The first leg of the Silversun Pickups’ headlining tour begins June 15 at the Hard Rock Café/ Hard Rock Live in Orlando, Fla., with shows booked through July 2’s gig at The Fillmore Detroit.

Additional shows include The Ritz in Ybor City, Fla. (June 18), Disco Rodeo in Raleigh, N.C. (June 20), DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. (June 23), Williamsburg Waterfront in Brooklyn, N.Y. (June 25), The Great Plaza At Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia (June 28) and Sound Academy in Toronto (June 29).

More dates will be added soon.

Silversun Pickups will be showing off new tunes from the band’s sophomore album 2009’s Swoon in addition to favorites from 2006’s debut Carnavas.

Against Me! and Henry Clay People will open the tour.

Click here for the Silversun Pickups’ official website.