Tears For Fears will embark on a late-summer tour of the Far East — hitting Japan, the Philippines and South Korea — but not before playing a small string of warm-up shows in Las Vegas, the San Francisco Bay Area, Costa Mesa, Calif., and possibly San Diego, the band’s Curt Smith reveals on a recent music-industry podcast.
Appearing on the Music Biz Weekly Podcast last week, Smith says that he and Roland Orzabal are planning a three-and-a-half-week summer tour: “I guess when we get back together we’ll probably talk about whether we’re going to record anymore, but for now, we’re just doing a few West Coast dates to warm up and then we’re off to the Phillipines and Japan and South Korea.”
None of the concerts have been announced yet, but Smith says they’re looking at an Aug. 1 show at the Orange County Fair in Costa Mesa, Calif., plus a Las Vegas date that’s “about to be confirmed.” He said the band will play the Bay Area, and are trying to secure a venue in San Francisco, but could end up playing in San Jose. He adds: “We may do San Diego, but I think it’s only going to be three or four shows before we head off.”
While the TFF dates have yet to be formally announced, Smith does have a solo show set for May 4 at McCabe’s Guitar Shop in Santa Monica, Calif.
Check out Smith on the Music Biz Weekly Podcast here.
UPDATE 4/27/12: The Los Angeles-area date is now confirmed and on sale.
Tears of Fears tour dates:
Aug. 1: Pacific Amphitheatre, Costa Mesa, CA
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