Tour Dates — August 13, 2010 at 3:14 pm

Paul Weller playing Los Angeles, New York in November; fall tour hits U.K., Australia

Paul Weller

With his 10th studio album, Wake Up the Nation, vying for the prestigious Mercury Prize next month, Paul Weller is embarking on an extensive tour this fall that includes a pair of U.S. shows in New York and Los Angeles, a five-night stand in Dublin and concerts throughout Australia and the U.K.

The former Jam leader is in the midst of a run of European festival dates that stretch into September, to be followed by 10 concerts in Australia and New Zealand in October. Then, in November, Weller hits the U.S. for just two shows — Nov. 3 in Los Angeles and Nov. 7 in New York — before an Ireland/U.K. run that opens with five nights at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre and wraps up Dec. 10 at London’s Wembley Arena (see dates below).

On Sept. 7, Weller will learn whether Wake Up the Nation — which features a mini-reunion with ex-Jam bandmate Bruce Foxton — beats out records by the likes of The xx, Mumford & Sons and Dizzee Rascal to take home the Mercury Prize.

See Paul Weller’s tour dates after the jump…

Paul Weller tour dates:

Aug. 13: Way Out West Festival, Gothenburg, Sweden
Aug. 14: Oya Festival, Olso, Norway
Aug. 21: V Festival, Chelmsford, UK
Aug. 22: V Festival, Stafford, UK
Aug. 28: Belsonic Festival, Belfast, UK
Aug. 29: Summer Madness, Carisbrooke Castle Fields, Newport, UK
Sept. 5: Jersey Live Festival, The Channel Islands
Sept. 16: The Tivoli, Utrecht, Holland

Oct. 15: Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle, Australia
Oct. 17: Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Hindmarsh, Australia
Oct. 19: The Tivoli, Brisbane, Australia
Oct. 20: The Tivoli, Brisbane, Australia
Oct. 22: Enmore Theatre, Newtown, Australia
Oct. 26: Forum Theatre, Melbourne, Australia
Oct. 27: Forum Theatre, Melbourne, Australia
Oct. 29: The Powerstation, Auckland, New Zealand
Oct. 30: The Powerstation, Auckland, New Zealand
Oct. 31: The Powerstation, Auckland, New Zealand

Nov. 3: Wiltern Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Nov. 7: Nokia Theater, New York, NY


Nov. 16: Olympia Theatre, Dublin
Nov. 17: Olympia Theatre, Dublin
Nov. 18: Olympia Theatre, Dublin
Nov. 19: Olympia Theatre, Dublin
Nov. 20: Olympia Theatre, Dublin
Nov. 23: Brighton Centre, Brighton
Nov. 24: Brighton Centre, Brighton
Nov. 26: Birmingham Arena, Birmingham
Nov. 27: Cardiff International Arena, Cardiff
Nov. 28: Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth
Nov. 30: Sheffield Arena, Sheffield
Dec. 1: Newcastle Arena, Newcastle
Dec. 3: MEN Arena, Manchester
Dec. 4: SECC, Glasgow
Dec. 5: ECC, Aberdeen
Dec. 7: Empress Ballroom, Blackpool
Dec. 8: Echo Arena, Liverpool
Dec. 10: Wembley Arena, London


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