Phoenix Rising In The Fall

The French rock band extends its U.S. touring plans as it slots shows in September and October.  New to the Phoenix calendar are concerts in Chicago, Boston, Brooklyn, Los Angeles and San Diego with The Vaccines supporting most dates.

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The Tabernacle, Atlanta, Ga.

That’s right, a headlining date in Chicago will mark the Phoenix’s second appearance in the Windy City in less than two months.  Touring in support of Bankrupt! and already scheduled to play Chicago’s Lollapalooza Aug. 4, the band will rock the UIC Pavilion Sept. 28.

Playing European festivals through the summer, Phoenix arrives on this side of the ocean in early August playing “The Grove Music Festival” in Toronto Aug. 3, Lollapaloza Aug. 4, Red Rocks Amphitheatre near Denver Aug. 7, and a date to be announced at San Francisco’s Outside Lands music and food fest running Aug. 9-11. 

Here’s the North American schedule as it stands today:

Aug. 3 – Toronto, Ontario, Historic Fort York (The Grove Music Festival)
Aug. 4 – Chicago, Ill., Grant Park (Lollapalooza)
Aug. 6 – Omaha, Neb., Omaha Civic Music Hall
Aug. 7 – Morrison, Colo., Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Aug. 30 – Portsmouth, Va.,  Ntelos  Pavilion
Sept. 1 – Charlottesville, Va., Ntelos Wireless Pavilion
Sept. 27 – Kansas City, Mo., Berkley Riverfront Park (KRBZ Beach Ball)
Sept. 28 – Chicago, Ill., UIC Pavilion
Sept. 29 – Ypsilanti, Mich., EMU Convocation Center
Oct. 1 – Boston, Mass, Agganis Arena
Oct. 2 – Brooklyn, N.Y., Barclays Center
Oct. 3 – Columbus, Ohio, Lifestyle Communities Pavilion
Oct. 9 – Los Angeles, Calif., Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
Oct. 10 – San Diego, Calif., RIMAC Arena

Icky Blossoms support Aug. 6; Dinosaur Jr. Aug. 7 & Oct. 9; and The Vaccines Sept. 28-Oct. 3.  Tickets for the new dates go on sale June 14.  Visit for more information.