Culture Club Sets July-August Dates

Culture Club brings its signature sounds to the U.S. this summer on a tour that launches in Denver in July.  Look for Boy George & Co. to play Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta and other fine markets.

Photo: Dean Stockings

The Grammy-winning band that dominated MTV and 1980s radio with songs like “Do You Really Want To Hurt Me,” “Karma Chameleon” and “Church Of the Poison Mind” is taking to the road once more to reignite your dancing fever with its finely crafted pop.

While the tour is months away, Boy George will be popping up on your television a bit sooner.  He’ll join “American Idol” judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr., along with host Ryan Seacrest for the March 25 episode of Fox television show’s 14th season The plan is for Mr. George Alan O’Dowd to mentor contestants alongside Big Machine founder Scott Borchetta.

 The summer tour features Culture Club playing a variety of venues including Los Angeles’ Greek Theatre, New York’s Beacon Theatre and Atlantic City’s Mark G. Etess Arena.  Here’s the schedule:

July 20 – Denver, Colo., Denver Botanic Gardens – York St.
July 24 – Los Angeles, Calif., Greek Theatre
July 25 – Berkeley, Calif., Greek Theatre
July 27 – New York, N.Y., Beacon Theatre
July 28 – New York, N.Y., Beacon Theatre
July 31 – Mashantucket, Conn., Grand Theater
Aug. 1 – Atlantic City, N.J., Mark G. Etess Arena
Aug. 2 – Boston, Mass., Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Aug. 4 – Newark, N.J., New Jersey Perf. Arts Center
Aug. 6 – Rama, Ontario, Casino Rama Entertainment Centre
Aug. 7 – Windsor, Ontario, Caesars Windsor “The Colosseum”
Aug. 8 – Bethlehem, Pa., PNC Plaza At Steelstacks (Bethlehem Musikfest)
Aug. 10 – Vienna, Va., Filene Center At Wolf Trap
Aug. 11 – Cary, N.C., Koka Booth Amphitheatre
Aug. 12 – Atlanta, Ga., Fox Theatre
Aug. 14 – Miami, Fla., Klipsch Amphitheater At Bayfront Park
Aug. 15 – Tampa, Fla., Madeira Beach Waterfront Park
Aug. 16 – Orlando, Fla., Hard Rock Cafe / Hard Rock Live

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