It's officially 2012 which means new tours are on the horizon. So far, dates kicking off in January through the the summer season have been announced which is good news for anyone already planning their tour itenerary. Whether you prefer a smaller, more intimate club venues or an all day festival atmosphere; there is a variety of tours to choose from in the coming months.
Many bands will be hitting the road in support of their upcoming albums and recent releases such as Attack Attack!, You Me At Six, fun. and many more. Additionally, the traditional punk rock summer camp aka Vans Warped Tour will be making its return on June 16.
These are just a few tours that have been announced so far, but make sure to keep your eyes peeled for when your favorite band will be in your area next. Don't miss your chance to see these ten tours because they all have lineups that are one-of-a-kind and you won't want to miss them live! So, start counting down the days to your show and purchase your tickets ASAP to guarantee your spot at a night or day full of live music that will be unforgettable!
In no particular order, the 10 most anticipated tours of 2011:
6/16 - Salt Lake City, UT 6/17 - Denver, CO 6/20 - Las Vegas, NV 6/21 - Irvine, CA 6/22 - Pomona, CA 6/23 - San Francisco, CA 6/24 - Ventura, CA 6/27 - San Diego, CA 6/28 - Phoenix, AZ 6/29 - Las Cruces, NM 6/30 - San Antonio, TX 7/1 - Houston, TX 7/3 - Dallas, TX 7/5 - St. Louis, MO 7/6 - Detriot, MI 7/7 - Chicago, IL 7/8 - Minneapolis, MN 7/9 - Kansas City, KS 7/10 - Indianapolis, IN 7/11 - Cleveland, OH 7/12 - Pittsburgh, PA 7/13 - Toronto, ON 7/14 - Montreal, QC 7/15 - Hartford, CT 7/17 - Buffalo, NY 7/18 - Scranton, PA 7/19 - Boston, MA 7/20 - Philadelphia, PA 7/21 - New York, NY 7/22 - Oceanport, NJ 7/24 - Washington, DC 7/25 - Virginia Beach, VA 7/26 - Atlanta, GA 7/27 - Orlando, FL 7/28 - Miami, FL 7/29 - Tampa, FL 7/30 - Charlotte, NC 7/31 - Cincinnati, OH 8/1 - Milwaukee, WI 8/4 - Seattle, WA 8/5 - Portland, OR
Mar 09 Covington, KY @ Madison Theatre Mar 10 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade Mar 11 Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution Mar 12 Orlando, FL @ The Plaza Theatre Mar 13 Tampa, FL @ The Ritz Ybor Mar 15 San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit Mar 20 Scottsdale, AZ @ Venue of Scottsdale Mar 21 San Diego, CA @ Soma Mar 22 Anaheim, CA @ The Grove of Anaheim Mar 23 West Hollywood, CA @ House of Blues Mar 24 Bakersfield, CA @ Golden State Hall Mar 25 San Francisco, CA @ Regency Ballroom Mar 27 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre Mar 28 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon Mar 30 Salt Lake City, UT @ Salt Air Mar 31 Denver, CO @ The Summit Music Hall Apr 01 Lawrence, KS @ Granada Apr 02 Minneapolis, MN @ The Cabooze Apr 03 Joliet, IL @ Mojoes Apr 04 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Orbit Room Apr 07 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium Apr 09 Portland, ME @ Port City Music Hall Apr 10 Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights Apr 11 Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts Apr 12 Baltimore, MD @ Ram’s Head Live Apr 13 Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Zoo
1/24 Cleveland Heights, OH – Grog Shop 1/25 Chicago, IL - Beat Kitchen 1/27 Toronto, ON – Sneaky Dee’s 1/28 Pittsburg, PA – The Smiling Moose 1/29 New York, NY – The Studio at Webster Hall 1/30 Worchester, MA – Upstairs @ The Palladium 1/31 Philadelphia, PA – The Barbary 2/01 Baltimore, MD – The Ottobar 2/03 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade 2/04 Orlando, FL – The Social 2/06 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live 2/07 San Antonio, TX – White Rabbit 2/08 Dallas, TX – The Door 2/10 Mesa, AZ – The Nile 2/11 San Diego, CA – Soma Side Stage 2/12 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction 2/14 Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour
1/10 - Slim's - San Francisco, CA 1/11 - House Of Blues - Anaheim, CA 1/12 - The Roxy Theatre - West Hollywood, CA 1/13 - Hard Rock Cafe - Las Vegas, NV 1/14 - Clubhouse Music Venue - Tempe, AZ 1/15 - The Rock - Tucson, AZ 1/17 - Warehouse Live - Houston, TX 1/19 - Culture Room - Ft. Lauderdale, FL 1/20 - The Social - Orlando, FL 1/21 - Freebird Live - Jacksonville Beach, FL 1/22 - The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA 1/23 - Rocketown - Nashville, TN 1/25 - The Blue Moose Tap House - Iowa City, IA 1/26 - Varsity Theatre - Minneapolis, MN 1/27 - The Mainenance Shop - Ames, IA 1/28 - The Rave - Milwaukee, WI 1/30 - The Firebird - St. Louis, MO 1/31 - The Emerson Theater - Indianapolis, IN 2/1 - Bottom Lounge - Chicago, IL 2/2 - Grog Shop - Cleveland, OH 2/3 - Crofoot Ballroom - Pontiac, MI 2/4 - The Mod Club - Toronto, ON 2/6 - Xtreme Wheels - Buffalo, NY 2/8 - The Gramercy Theatre - New York, NY 2/9 - Showcase Live - Foxborough, MA 2/10 - Crocodile Rock - Allentown, PA 2/11 - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA 2/12 - Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, MD
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Feb 14 - Cleveland, OH - Peabody’s Down Under Feb 15 - Pittsburgh, PA - Mr Small’s Feb 16 - New York, NY - Highline Ballroom Feb 17 - Springfield, VA - Jaxx Feb 18 - Worcester, MA - The Palladium Feb 19 - Philadelphia, PA - Theatre of Living Arts Feb 22 - St Louis, MO - The Firebird Feb 23 - Lawrence, KS - Granada Feb 24 - Denver, CO - Marquis Theatre Feb 25 - Salt Lake City, UT - Club Sound Feb 27 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon Feb 28 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theater Mar 01 - San Francisco, CA - Bottom of the Hill Mar 02 - Orangevale, CA - The Boardwalk Mar 03 - Anaheim, CA - Chain Reaction Mar 06 - West Hollywood, CA - The Troubadour Mar 07 - San Diego, CA - Soma Sidestage Mar 08 - Las Vegas, NV - Hard Rock Cafe at The Strip (no WATIC) Mar 09 - Mesa, AZ - Nile Theatre (no WATIC) Mar 10 - Tucson, AZ - The Rock (no WATIC) Mar 11 - Albuquerque, NM - Launchpad (no WATIC) Mar 20 - Orlando, FL - The Plaza Theatre Mar 21 - Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade Mar 23 - Cincinnati, OH - Bogart’s Mar 24 - Chicago, IL - Bottom Lounge
1/19 - Chicago, IL - House Of Blues 1/20 - Columbus, OH - Newport Music Hall 1/21 - New York, NY - Highline Ballroom 1/22 - Boston, MA - Paradise Rock Club 1/23 - Hartford, CT - Webster Theatre 1/24 - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club 1/25 - Philadelphia, PA - Trocadero 1/27 - Charlotte, NC - Amos' Southend 1/28 - Atlanta, GA - The Loft 1/31 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Revolution 2/2 - Houston, TX - Fitzgerald's 2/3 - Austin, TX - Emo's East 2/4 - Dallas, TX - The Door at The Prophet Bar 2/6 - Scottsdale, AZ - Martini Ranch 2/7 - West Hollywood, CA - Troubadour 2/8 - Anaheim, CA - House Of Blues 2/9 - San Diego, CA - House Of Blues 2/10 - San Francisco, CA - The Regency Ballroom 2/14 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon 2/15 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theatre 2/16 - Boise, ID - Knitting Factory 2/18 - Denver, CO - Marquis Theatre 2/19 - Kansas City, MO - Beaumont Club 2/21 - St. Louis, MO - Firebird 2/22 - Minneapolis, MN - Varsity Theater 2/24 - Cincinnati, OH - Bogart's 2/25 - Pontiac, MI - The Crofoot
5/29 - New York, NY - Rumsey Playfield (w/The Kooks) 5/30 - New York, NY - Rumsey Playfield (w/The Kooks) 6/1 - Columbus, OH - The LC Pavilion (w/The Kooks) 6/4 - Grand Prairie, TX - Verizon Theatre (w/The Kooks) 6/5 - Austin, TX - The Backyard (w/The Kooks) 6/7 - Alpharetta, GA - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre (w/The Kooks) 6/10 - Columbia, MD - Merriweather Post Pavilion (w/The Kooks) 6/12 - Montreal, QC - Lachine Canal (w/Tokyo Police Club) 6/14 - Philadelphia, PA - Mann Center for the Performing Arts (w/Tokyo Police Club) 6/15 - Boston, MA - Bank Of America Pavilion (w/Tokyo Police Club) 6/16 - Detroit, MI - The Fillmore Detroit (w/Tokyo Police Club) 6/19 - Toronto, ON - Downsview Park (w/Tokyo Police Club) 6/20 - Chicago, IL - Congress Theater (w/Tokyo Police Club) 6/22 - Minneapolis, MN - US Bank Theater (w/Tokyo Police Club) 6/25 - Burnaby, BC - Deer Lake Park (w/Mayer Hawthorne & The County) 6/26 - Seattle, WA - WaMu Theatre (w/Mayer Hawthorne & The County) 6/27 Portland, OR Edgefield (w/Mayer Hawthorne & The County) 6/29 - Berkeley, CA - Greek Theatre (w/Mayer Hawthorne & The County) 6/30 - Los Angeles, CA - Gibson Amphitheatre (w/Mayer Hawthorne & The County) 7/3 - Morrison, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheatre (w/Mayer Hawthorne & The County) 7/5 - Salt Lake City, UT - The Great Salttair (w/Mayer Hawthorne & The County) 7/6 - Phoenix, AZ - Comerica Theatre (w/Mayer Hawthorne & The County) 7/7 - Las Vegas, NV - The Cosmopolitan (w/Mayer Hawthorne & The County)
02.29 South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground 03.01 Pawtucket, RI @ The Met Cafe 03.02 Towson, MD @ The Recher Theatre 03.03 Carrboro, NC @ Cat's Cradle 03.07 St. Petersburg, FL @ State Theatre 03.08 Orlando, FL @ Beacham Theatre 03.09 Atlanta, GA @ Center Stage 03.10 Birmingham, AL @ WorkPlay Theatre 03.20 Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live Studio 03.21 Dallas, TX @ House of Blues 03.23 Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theatre 03.24 Pomona, CA @ The Glass House 03.28 San Francisco, CA @ The Independent 03.29 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill 03.31 Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue 04.03 Fort Collins, CO @ Aggie Theatre 04.05 Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater 04.06 Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre & Cafe 04.09 Iowa City, IA @ Blue Moose Tap House 04.10 Omaha, NE @ The Slowdown 04.11 Madison, WI @ The Majestic Theatre 04.13 Minneapolis, MN @ The Varsity Theater 04.14 Chicago, IL @ Vic Theatre 04.15 Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews Hall 04.18 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection 04.19 Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall 04.20 Rochester, NY @ Water Street Music Hall 04.21 Boston, MA @ House of Blues 04.25 Toronto, ON @ The Mod Club Theatre 04.26 Montreal, QC @ Cabaret du Mile End 04.27 Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights 04.28 Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of the Living Arts 05.04 Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club 05.05 Charlottesville, VA @ Jefferson Theater
2/28 Williamsville, NY- Infinity 2/29 Pittsburgh, PA- Altar Bar 3/2 Asbury Park, NJ- The Stone Pony 3/3 Richmond, VA- Canal Club 3/5 Washington, DC- 9:30 Club 3/6 Charlotte, NC- Tremont Music Hall 3/7 Atlanta, GA- The Masquerade 3/9 St. Petersburg, FL- The State Theatre 3/10 Orlando, FL- Beacham Theater 3/11 Fort Lauderdale, FL- Culture Room 3/13 New Orleans, LA- The Parish @ House of Blues 3/14 Houston, TX- Warehouse Live 3/15 Austin, TX- SXSW (Venue TBA) 3/16 Austin, TX- SXSW (Venue TBA) 3/17 Austin, TX- SXSW (Venue TBA) 3/18 Dallas, TX- Granada Theater 3/20 Tulsa, OK- The Marquee 3/21 Little Rock, AR- Juanita’s 3/22 Memphis, TN- New Daisy Theatre 3/23 Nashville, TN- Rocketown 3/24 St. Louis, MO- The Firebird