Smashing Pumpkins, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds & AFI announce North American tour

Smashing Pumpkins live at The Garden in 2018 by Johnny Perilla

Alt-rock legends The Smashing Pumpkins and English rockers Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will be teaming up for a monumental summer North American tour, featuring guest openers AFI.

“The special run of dates will see both artists performing outdoor shows at amphitheaters across North America throughout the month of August,” states a press release. “The outing will also include an epic stop at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, CA, more information on that show to be announced soon.”

Camden, NJ kicks off the run at BB&T Pavilion on August 8, with the trek immediately landing in Wantagh, NY at Jones Beach Theater on August 9, and Darien Centre, NY at Darien Lake Performing Arts Centre on August 10. Tickets go on sale to the public starting this Friday (3/8) at 10 AM local time. All dates are listed below.

Last year saw the release of Smashing Pumpkins‘ tenth studio album, Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun., which features single “Solara.” Noel Gallagher and company’s latest effort, Who Built the Moon?, dropped in 2017. Lastly, AFI released a new LP in 2017 as well, a self-titled album on Concord Music, along with a EP last year dubbed The Missing Man.

Check out some streams after the dates.


08/08 – BB&T Pavilion – Camden, NJ
08/09 – Northwell Health Jones Beach Theatre – Wantagh, NY
08/10 – Darien Lake Performing Arts Centre – Darien Centre, NY
08/13 – Budweiser Stage – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
08/14 – DTE Energy Music Theatre – Detroit, MI
08/15 – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – Chicago, IL
08/17 – Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
08/19 – Blossom Music Center – Cleveland, OH
08/20 – PNC Music Pavilion – Charlotte, NC
08/21 – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
08/23 – Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion – Rogers, AR
08/24 – Dos Equis Pavilion – Dallas, TX
08/25 – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, TX
08/28 – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
08/30 – Banc Of California Stadium – Los Angeles, CA
08/31 – Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA


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