Matchbox Twenty, Goo Goo Dolls To Hit Sheds

The summer concert season just got more intriguing as Matchbox Twenty and the Goo Goo Dolls announce a co-headlining adventure.  Playing mostly amphitheatres, stops include Toronto, Cincinnati, Atlanta, Dallas and Los Angeles.

Photo: Joe del Tufo
Grand Opera House, Wilmington, Del.

Matchbox Twenty is touring in support of its 2012 album, North.  Meanwhile, Goo Goo Dolls has a new release, Magnetic, dropping May 7.

While the itinerary is definitely amphitheatre heavy, the tour does have a few indoor gigs.  The journey launches in Manchester, N.H., at the Verizon Wireless Arena.  Other indoor engagements include Los Angeles at Universal City’s roofed Universal Amphitheatre and Kansas City’s Sprint Center.

Here’s the schedule:

June 25 – Manchester, N.H., Verizon Wireless Arena
June 26 – Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saratoga Performing Arts Center
June 27 – Toronto, Ontario, Molson Amphitheatre
June 29 – Burgettstown, Pa., First Niagara Pavilion
June 30 – Cincinnati, Ohio, Riverbend Music Center
July 2 – Highland Park, Ill., Ravinia Festival At Ravinia Park
July 3 – Highland Park, Ill., Ravinia Festival At Ravinia Park
July 6 – Clarkston, Mich., DTE Energy Music  Theatre
July 7 – Noblesville, Ind., Klipsch Music Center
July 9 – Maryland Heights, Mo., Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre St. Louis
July 10 – Moline, Ill., I Wireless Center
July 12 – Kansas City, Mo., Sprint Center
July 15 – Englewood, Colo., Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
July 17 – Universal City, Calif., Gibson Amphitheatre At Universal CityWalk
July 20 – Irvine, Calif., Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
July 21 – Paso Robles, Calif., California Mid-State Fair
July 23 – Concord, Calif., Sleep Train Pavilion At Concord
July 30 – The Woodlands, Texas, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
July 31 – Dallas, Texas, Gexa Energy Pavilion
Aug. 2 – Pelham, Ala., Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
Aug. 3 – Atlanta, Ga., Aaron’s Amphitheatre At Lakewood
Aug. 4 – Tampa, Fla, Live Nation Amphitheatre
Aug. 6 – Charlotte, N.C., Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Aug. 7 – Raleigh, N.C., Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion
Aug. 8 – Virginia Beach, Va., Farm Bureau Live At Virginia Beach
Aug. 10 – Bristow, Va., Jiffy Lube Live
Aug. 11 – Camden, N.J., Susquehanna Bank Center
Aug. 13 – Uncasville, Conn., Mohegan Sun Casino
Aug. 14 – Hershey, Pa., The Star Pavilion At Hersheypark Stadium
Aug. 16 – Holmdel, N.J., PNC Bank Arts Center
Aug. 17 – Wantagh, N.Y., Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
Aug. 18 – Mansfield, Mass., Comcast Center

Photo: Adam Grim
Mystic Showroom, Prior Lake, Minn.

Fan club pre-sales begin March 20.  Matchbox Twenty is working with Tickets-For-Charity to offer choice seats with proceeds benefiting City Of Hope.  Click here for the details.

General onsales for select markets begin March 23.  For more information, click here for Matchbox Twenty’s website and here for the Goo Goo Dolls on the ’Net.