MEGADETH KICKS OFF THE DYSTOPIA WORLD TOUR IN NORTH AMERICA ON FEBRUARY 20, 2016
DAWSON CREEK – MEGADETH has announced today the details for the North American leg of their Dystopia World Tour, which will kick of in Dallas, TX on February 20, 2016. The North American leg will take them across the U.S, visiting 12 states and throughout Canada.
Tickets will be available for purchase on Friday, December 11 at 10 a.m. MST. Tickets are priced at $65.50 plus applicable fees. Tickets may be purchased online at www.tigerboxofficeplus.ca by phone at 1-877-339-8499, and in person at the 2 Tiger Box Office Plus locations at the Encana Events Centre and at Tiger Printing & Stationers.
There will also be an exclusive pre-sale for MEGADETH fan club members on December 8 at 10:00 am local time with details also available at www.megadeth.com.
MEGADETH will be on tour in support of their new album Dystopia being released on Universal Music Enterprises /Tradecraft / T-Boy Records on January 22, 2016. Along with band visionary Dave Mustaine at the helm, MEGADETH’s current touring lineup will be Kiko Loureiro (formerly of Angra) on guitar, David “Junior” Ellefson on bass, and drummer Chris Adler (Lamb of God), all of who are featured on the new album.
Joining MEGADETH on the North American leg of the Dystopia World Tour are very special guests Suicidal Tendencies, Children of Bodom and Havok.
Dystopia World Tour North American Dates are as follows:
Feb 20 South Side Ballroom Dallas, TX
Feb 21 Bayou Music Center Houston, TX
Feb 23 Fillmore Auditorium Denver, CO
Feb 24 The Complex Salt Lake City, UT
Feb 26 The Pearl Las Vegas, NV
Feb 27 Comerica Theatre Phoenix, AZ
Feb 28 The Hollywood Palladium Hollywood, CA
Feb 29 Warfield Theatre San Francisco, CA
Mar 2 The Republik Honolulu, HI*
Mar 3 The Republik Honolulu, HI*
Mar 5 South Okanagan Events Centre Penticton, BC
Mar 6 Grey Eagle Event Centre Calgary, AB
Mar 8 Encana Events Centre Dawson Creek, BC
Mar 9 Rexall Place Edmonton, AB (on sale 12/18)
Mar 10 Mosaic Place Moose Jaw, SK (on sale 12/18)
Mar 13 Aragon Ballroom Chicago, IL
Mar 15 Rapid Theatre Niagara Falls, NY
Mar 16 Terminal 5 New York, NY
Mar 17 Terminal 5 New York, NY
Mar 19 Sands Bethlehem Event Center Bethlehem, PA
Mar 20 Electric Factory Philadelphia, PA (on sale 12/12)
Mar 21 House of Blues Boston, MA
Mar 23 Cross Insurance Center Bangor ME
Mar 24 Videotron Centre Quebec City, Canada
*Suicidal Tendencies, Children of Bodom and Havok will not be on these dates.
In addition to the Dystopia World Tour, MEGADETH will also be making special festival appearances. Go to www.megadeth.com for ticketing info and up-to-date information. Festival Dates Include:
Apr 30 - May 1 Fort Rock Ft. Myers, FL (on sale 12/21)
Apr 30 - May 1 Welcome to Rockville Jacksonville, FL (on sale 12/21)
May 6 - 8 Rock City Campgrounds Concord, NC (on sale 12/11)
May 20- 22 “Rock On The Range² MAPFRE Stadium Columbus OH (on sale now)
May 26 Badlands Pawn Sioux Falls, SD (on sale now)
MEGADETH burst onto the scene thirty years ago, virtually inventing a genre with their debut album Killing Is My Business… And Business Is Good! (recently recognized by VH1 as the Greatest Thrash Metal Debut Album of All Time) sold more than 38 million albums worldwide, earning numerous accolades including 11 Grammy® nominations, scoring five consecutive platinum albums—including 1992’s two-million-selling Countdown to Extinction.
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