INXS INUSA (And Canada)
INXS is touring in support of its late 2010 release Original Sin, which featured several artists, including Ben Harper, Tricky and Nikka Costa, lending their vocal talents on re-workings of the band’s classic songs. Rob Thomas and DJ Yaleidys appeared on the album’s first single, “Original Sin,” and Train’s Pat Monahan guested on the new version of “Beautiful Girl.” Speaking of which, Monahan and INXS will perform the ditty on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” May 27.
With J.D. Fortune fronting the band, INXS begins the tour with a string of Canada dates, beginning with Brockville, Ontario, at Riverfest July 3. Other Canada stops include Halifax, Nova Scotia, at the Cunard Centre July 5; Moncton, New Brunswick, at The Centre At Casino New Brunswick July 7; Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, at Le Festivoix de Trois Rivieres July 8; Sarnia, Ontario, at Rogers Bayfest July 9; Kamloops, British Columbia, at Interior Savings Centre July 13 and Richmond, British Columbia, at River Rock Show Theatre July 16.
Following Canada, the band makes its way down the West Coast, playing Woodinville, Wash., at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery July 19; Saratoga, Calif., at the Mountain Winery July 19 and Los Angeles at The Wiltern July 22. Other destinations include Las Vegas at the Pearl Concert Theater July 23; Denver’s Ogden Theatre July 25; Detroit’s Fox theatre July 30; Atlantic City, N.J., at House Of Blues Aug. 6; Baltimore’s Pier Six Concert Pavilion Aug. 10 and Atlanta’s Chastain Park Amphitheatre Aug. 14.
Some shows are already on sale. Detroit goes up June 2 and Los Angeles June 3. For more information, check out INXS.com.