With Beautiful Friction, their first album in nearly a decade, out next week, New Wave rockers The Fixx have expanded their U.S. summer tour, with dates set next week in California, a smattering of free shows around the country in August and a pair of late-summer fair dates with the J. Geils Band.
The band — featuring the reunited mid-’80s lineup of singer Cy Curnin, keyboard player Rupert Greenall, guitarist Jamie West-Oram, drummer Adam Woods and bassist Dan K. Brown — is set to play San Juan Capistrano, Redondo Beach and Los Angeles next week, then, in August, hits Oregon, Minnesota, Colorado, Illinois, Vermont and Pennsylvania.
The Fixx tour dates:
July 18: Coach House, San Juan Capistrano, CA
July 19: Brixton, Redondo Beach, CA
July 21: Pershing Square, Los Angeles, CA (Free show)
Aug. 6: The Triple Door, Seattle, WA
Aug. 9: Drake Park Mainstage, Bend, OR (Free show)
Aug. 12: Mayo Park, Rochester, MN (Free show)
Aug. 17: Santa Cruz Boardwalk, Santa Cruz, CA (Free show)
Aug. 18: Hard Rock’s Rock the Block, Denver, CO (Free show)
Aug. 25: Backlot Bash, Skokie, IL (Free show)
Aug. 26: Champlain Valley Fair, Essex Junction, VT (w/ J. Geils Band)
Aug. 28: The Great Allentown Fair, Allentown, PA (w/ J. Geils Band)
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