Public Image Ltd. Dates!

Johnny Rotten’s other band announces its first North American headlining tour in two years, launching in Florida in early October.

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Sziget Festival 2010, Obuda Island, Budapest, Hungary

This time around Public Image Ltd. is traveling in support of the band’s latest album, This Is PiL, released in May on the group’s official label.

Who’s in PiL these days? Of course you get frontman/founder John Lydon along with guitarist Lu Edmonds, Scott Firth on bass and drummer Bruce Smith.

Public Image Ltd. launches the trek in Orlando during the first week of October and rumbles through the continent hitting clubs and theatres such as Washington, D.C.,’s 9:30 Club, Philadelphia’s Electric Factory, New York City’s Hammerstein Ballroom and Dallas’ Granada Theater before wrapping at the Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas.

Here’s the routing:

Oct. 3 – Orlando, Fla., Firestone Live
Oct. 5 – Miami, Fla., Grand Central
Oct. 6 – Tampa, Fla., Cuban Club
Oct. 8 – Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club
Oct. 9 – Brooklyn, N.Y., Music Hall Of Williamsburg
Oct. 11 – Philadelphia, Pa., Electric Factory
Oct. 12 – Clifton Park, N.Y., Upstate Concert Hall
Oct. 13 – New York, N.Y., Hammerstein Ballroom
Oct. 15 – Boston, Mass., Royale Boston
Oct. 16 – Montreal, Quebec, Corona Theatre
Oct. 18 – Toronto, Ontario, Opera House Concert Venue
Oct. 19 – Royal Oak, Mich., Royal Oak Music Theatre
Oct. 21 – Chicago, Ill., House Of Blues
Oct. 22 – Minneapolis, Minn., Mill City Nights
Oct. 25 – San Francisco, Calif., Regency Ballroom
Oct. 28 – Los Angeles, Calif., Club Nokia
Nov. 1 – Dallas, Texas, Granada Theater
Nov. 3 – Austin, Texas, “Fun Fun Fun Fest”

Photo: Paul Heartfield

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