Synthpop pioneer Howard Jones this week announced he’ll release his first proper studio album in a decade this coming May, a collection of new songs called Transform that will be accompanied by a North American tour that begins in early June.

The new album, Jones’ first since 2009’s Ordinary Heroes and the follow-up to his 2015 multimedia project Engage, is due out May 10. Electronic musician BT collaborates with Jones on three songs on the new record, and his band All Hail the Silence will open for Jones on tour alongside Men Without Hats.

The tour — on which Jones debut cuts off Transform and play fan favorites — opens June 6 in Huntington, N.Y., with dates running through July 13 in Las Vegas. More dates are promised, including stops in Canada.

See the currently announced itinerary below.

 

Howard Jones tour dates

June 6: The Paramount, Huntington, NY
June 7: Mohegan Sun/Wolf Den, Uncasville, CT
June 9: Penns Peak, Jim Thorpe, PA
June 12: Asbury Lanes, Asbury Park, NJ
June 13: Playstation Theater, New York, NY
June 14: Savage Oaks Winery, Union, ME
June 15: Fallsview Casino, Niagara Falls, ON
June 16: House Of Blues, Cleveland, OH
June 18: Bogarts, Cincinnati, OH
June 19: St. Andrews Hall, Detroit, MI
June 20: House Of Blues, Chicago, IL
June 21: Potowatomi Casino, Milwaukee, WI
June 22: Ameristar Casino, Kansas City, MO
July 4: Feather Falls Casino, Oroville, CA
July 6: Saban Theater, Los Angeles, CA
July 12: Humphreys, San Diego, CA
July 13: The Cannery Casino, Las Vegas, NV

Men Without Hats and All Hail the Silence open all dates except June 7

 

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