Chrissie Hynde Ain’t Pretending

After years of touring as the singer / guitarist of The Pretenders, Chrissie Hynde will see her name on marquees as she ventures forth to tour North America.  Tickets go on sale next week.
Stockholm album cover.

Supporting her 2014 debut solo album Stockholm, Hynde will launch the adventure in Toronto during the last week of October.  Destinations include New York, Boston, Dallas, Denver and Los Angeles.

Described as a “delicate and sexy solo debut” by Rolling Stone, Stockholm was not only produced by Björn Yttling, but the member of Sweden’s Peter Bjorn and John also co-wrote most of the tracks. 

The upcoming tour includes a stop in Hynde’s hometown of Akron, Ohio.  Here’s the plan:

Oct. 30 – Toronto, Ontario, Massey Hall
Nov. 1 – Boston, Mass., Orpheum Theatre
Nov. 2 – Red Bank, N.J., Count Basie Theatre
Nov. 4 – Upper Darby, Pa., Tower Theatre
Nov. 5 – New York, N.Y., Beacon Theatre
Nov. 7 – Washington, D.C., Lincoln Theatre
Nov. 8 – Charlotte, N.C., Ovens Auditorium
Nov. 10 – Nashville, Tenn., Ryman Auditorium
Nov. 12 – Chicago, Ill., Chicago Theatre
Nov. 13 – Akron, Ohio, Akron Civic Theatre
Nov. 15 – Detroit, Mich., Masonic Temple Theatre
Nov. 16 – Kansas City, Mo., Uptown Theater
Nov. 18 – Dallas, Texas, Margot & Bill Winspear Opera House
Nov. 19 – Austin, Texas, Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater
Nov. 20 – Houston, Texas, Bayou Music Center
Nov. 21 – Tulsa, Okla., Brady Theater
Nov. 23 – Denver, Colo., Paramount Theatre
Nov. 24 – Salt Lake City, Utah, Kingsbury Hall
Nov. 26 – Mesa, AZ  Mesa Arts Center
Nov. 28 – Las Vegas, Nev., Pearl Concert Theater
Nov. 29 – San Diego, Calif., Balboa Theatre
Dec. 2 – San Francisco, Calif., Nob Hill Masonic Center
Dec. 4 – Santa Rosa, Calif., Wells Fargo Center For The Arts
Dec. 5 – Santa Barbara, Calif., Arlington Theatre
Dec. 6 – Los Angeles, Calif., Pantages Theatre

Presales take place Sept. 10 & 11 with general onsales beginning Sept. 12.  Head over to for more details.