Ending ever-increasing fan speculation, the surviving members of The Cars today announced their first tour in nearly a quarter century, a North American trek that will see the reunited band hitting theaters and clubs in 10 cities this May.
The band — Ric Ocasek, guitarist Elliot Easton, long-retired drummer David Robinson and keyboardist Greg Hawkes, who also is filling in on bass for the late Benjamin Orr. — opens the trek May 10 in Seattle and will wrap up May 26 in their hometown of Boston. On its Facebook page, the band promises, “Look for more info on Monday.”
The Cars are set to release their much-anticipated reunion album Move Like This on May 10 via Concord Music. So far, the group has premiered music videos of two of the record’s brand-new tracks: “Blue Tip” and “Sad Song.”
See The Cars’ tour dates after the jump…
The Cars tour dates:
May 10: Showbox SoDo, Seattle, WA
May 12: Palladium, Los Angeles, CA
May 13: Fox Theater, Oakland, CA
May 15: The Fillmore, Denver, CO
May 17: First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
May 18: Riviera Theatre, Chicago, IL
May 20: Sound Academy, Toronto, ON
May 23: 9:30 Club, Washington, D.C.
May 25: Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY
May 26: House of Blues, Boston, MA