- May 3rd Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
- May 4th St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center
- May 6th Columbus, OH Nationwide Arena
- May 7th Noblesville, IN Verizon Wireless Music Center
- May 9th Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena
- May 10th Buffalo, NY HSBC Arena
- May 13th Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
- May 15th Hartford, CT XL Center
- May 17th Boston, MA TD Garden
- May 20th New York, NY Madison Square Garden
- May 21st New York, NY Madison Square Garden
The band is touring to support “Backspacer” which received critical acclaim upon its release in the fall and quickly found its way into my CD library at home (where it stayed for months without being listened to). There were some good songs on it, but it marked the end of the 2-3 minute recording room jam sessions that made “Ten” timeless.
While this past CD didn’t really do it for me, seeing them live is an experience. It’s made me spoiled to go to another show and expect at least 2 hours of play minimum. If you can swing it, I suggest you see a show. It’s definitely worth the money. Just don’t wait to get tickets – they go faster than Captain Flintheart when he’s pleasuring his mistress.