A Perfect Circle North American Tour

A Perfect Circle has announced a slew of North American tour dates to go along with several previously announced festival appearances.

The summer shows follow up the alternative rock band’s fall 2010 album residency trek, which marked the group’s first tour dates since 2004. The residency tour featured multiple shows in Tempe, Ariz.; Los Angeles; Seattle; San Francisco and Las Vegas, with the band playing one of its three albums in its entirety each night.

Photo: Tim Cadiente
Left to right: James Iha, Matt McJunkins, Billy Howerdel, Josh Freese, Maynard James Keenan

The band will kick off its 2011 tour schedule with a May 22 set at Rock On The Range in Columbus, Ohio. Additional festival appearances include a July 2 performance at Boonstock in Gibbons, Alberta, followed by a July 9 set at Edgefest in Toronto.

The new shows begin with a June 29 gig in Portland, Ore., at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Dates are booked through an Aug. 9 show at Stage AE in Pittsburgh.

A Perfect Circle will be making stops in Detroit (July 8), Boston (July 12), New York (July 13 and 15), Philadelphia (July 16), Washington, D.C. (July 17), Atlanta (July 20) and Phoenix (July 25).

Fans can also catch the band in Kent, Wash. (July 30); Saint Paul, Minn. (July 6); Charlotte, N.C. (July 19); San Antonio, Texas (July 22); Sacramento, Calif. (July 29); and Morrison, Colo. (Aug. 2).

Ticket information will be announced soon.

A Perfect Circle features Tool/Puscifer vocalist Maynard James Kennan, Ashes Divide guitarist Billy Howerdel, former Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha, Puscifer bassist Matt McJunkins and session drummer Josh Freese.

Click here for the official A Perfect Circle website.