The Used to Embark on Second North American Leg of 15th Anniversary Tour
Okay fans of the Used, if you missed the band on their last run, this is your second chance to catch the band on their special 15th anniversary tour. Having already completed a sold out tour earlier this year, the post-hardcore stalwarts have announced a second North American leg of commemorative shows.
Starting Aug. 16 in Portland, Ore., the Used will perform back-to-back nights in each city. The first night will see the act perform their self-titled debut record in its entirety and the second night will feature the full In Love and Death record, rounded out by other hits and fan favorites. Hitting 13 cities in total, the tour will come to a close over a month later in Atlanta, Ga. on Sept. 28.
Tickets will go on sale on Friday, June 17. Special meet and greet packages will be available for purchase and will include an intimate meet and greet, photo op, early entry, a copy of the new live record Live and Acoustic at the Palace, signed set list, tour laminate, tour t-shirt and tour poster. Portions of the meet and greet proceeds will be donated to the Living the Dream Foundation, where fans with terminal diseases will have the opportunity to meet their favorite band as part of an "All Access Dream Day." Further information can be found at the Used's website.
Live and Acoustic at the Palace was released in April earlier this year and features some of the band's biggest hits reimagined on the harp and strings, backed by gospel singers as well. Vocalist Bert McCracken stated, "I think we really captured the night perfectly and listening back to the mixes it reminded me how music can allow us to be children once again and once you open yourself up to that emotion it's like a virus, it's contagious. Nearly every eye in the venue was weepy the night we played with the orchestra because these songs are so emotional and this recording is a truly special thing that I can't wait for everyone to hear. It still gives me goose bumps."
The Used 2016 North American Tour Dates
8/16 — Portland, Ore. @ Crystal Ballroom
8/17 — Portland, Ore. @ Crystal Ballroom
8/19 — San Diego, Calif. @ The Observatory
8/20 — San Diego, Calif. @ The Observatory
8/23 — Houston, Texas @ House Of Blues
8/24 — Houston, Texas @ House Of Blues
8/26 — Austin, Texas @ Emo’s
8/27 — Austin, Texas @ Emo’s
8/30 — Kansas City, Mo. @ Midland Theatre
8/31 — Kansas City, Mo. @ Midland Theatre
9/02 — St. Louis, Mo. @ Pageant
9/03 — St. Louis, Mo. @ Pageant
9/06 — Cincinnati, Ohio @ Bogart’s
9/07 — Cincinnati, Ohio @ Bogart’s
9/09 — Toronto, Ontario @ Danforth Music Hall
9/10 — Toronto, Ontario @ Danforth Music Hall
9/13 — Cleveland, Ohio @ House Of Blues
9/14 — Cleveland, Ohio @ House Of Blues
9/16 — Columbus, Ohio @ Newport Music Hall
9/17 — Columbus, Ohio @ Newport Music Hall
9/20 — Norfolk, Va. @ The Norva
9/21 — Norfolk, Va. @ The Norva
9/23 — Myrtle Beach, S.C. @ House Of Blues
9/24 — Myrtle Beach, S.C. @ House Of Blues
9/27 — Atlanta, Ga. @ Masquerade
9/28 — Atlanta, Ga. @ Masquerade
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