For the second straight summer, Echo & The Bunnymen and Violent Femmes will team up for a U.S. co-headlining tour, a trek that so far spans 11 dates in Texas and parts of the south, and which will see the two bands alternating which closes the show each night.
The tour opens July 12 in San Antonio, Texas, and wraps up July 25 in Washington, D.C., hitting, in total, four cities in Texas, two in Florida and Virginia, as well as Tennessee and Georgia.
Tickets for all of the shows go on sale Friday, except for the Nashville concert, which will go on sale May 4.
Last year, the Femmes and the Bunnymen played 16 concerts together.
See full dates below.
Echo & The Bunnymen and Violent Femmes tour dates:
July 12: Tobin Center, San Antonio, TX %
July 13: ACL Live Moody, Austin, TX #
July 14: Revention Music Center, Houston, TX %
July 15: The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory, Irving, TX #
July 17: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN %
July 18: State Bank Amphitheater, Atlanta, GA #
July 20: House of Blues, Lake Buena Vista, FL %
July 21: Saint Augustine Amphitheatre, St. Augustine, FL #
July 23: The National, Richmond, VA %
July 24: Norva, Norfolk, VA #
July 25: The Anthem, Washington, D.C.%
% – Echo & The Bunnymen close
# – Violent Femmes close
PREVIOUSLY ON SLICING UP EYEBALLS
- Echo & The Bunnymen delay release — but reveal tracklist — of new orchestral album
- Violent Femmes announce U.S. tour, enlist tribute act Dirty Femmes to open first show
- Echo & The Bunnymen re-record old songs ‘with strings and things attached’ for new LP
- Echo & The Bunnymen, The Jesus and Mary Chain team up for UK gig with Peter Hook
- Watch: Violent Femmes make ‘American Music’ with BBQ grill in KEXP live set