Billy Idol’s North America Plans

Author/singer/rock icon Billy Idol lays out his tour plans for early 2015 with his “Kings & Queens Of The Underground Live” tour stopping in New Orleans, Atlanta, New York, Toronto, Montreal, Denver and other cities.

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This is the week Idol unleashes his autobiography onto a waiting world.  “Dancing With Myself” arrives Oct. 7 via Simon and Schuster imprint Touchstone.

Idol’s first studio album in a decade, appropriately titled Kings & Queens Of The Underground, hits all the usual places Oct. 21 when it’s released on on BFI Records via Kobalt Label Services.  Primarily produced by Trevor Horn, the disc has Greg Kurstin serving as contributing producer on two tracks, including “Can’t Break Me Down.”  Last month USA Today declared the tune its song of the week.

Here are the dates:

Jan. 21 – New Orleans, La., House Of Blues
Jan. 22 – Atlanta, Ga., The Tabernacle
Jan. 24 – Upper Darby, Pa., Tower Theatre
Jan. 25 – Washington, D.C., Lincoln Theatre
Jan. 28 – New York, N.Y., Beacon Theatre
Jan. 31 – Boston, Mass., Orpheum Theatre
Feb. 3 – Montreal, Quebec,  Metropolis
Feb. 4 – Toronto, Ontario, Massey Hall
Feb. 7 – Chicago, Ill., Riviera Theatre
Feb. 9 – Denver, Colo., Paramount Theatre
Feb. 12 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Feb. 13 – Seattle, Wash., Paramount Theatre
Feb. 15 – Oakland, Calif., Fox Theater
Feb. 18 – Los Angeles, Calif., The Wiltern

Special guest Broncho appears on all shows.

Presales begin this week with most markets launching general onsales Oct. 10.  Tickets for Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver go on sale Oct. 17.  The onsale for Oakland is TBA.  Visit for more information.