Monday, November 15, 2010

From Asheville to Nashville: Plant plots tour for Eastern half of America

With three dates in the Carolinas, two in North Carolina, and one each in several major markets along the Eastern seaboard, Robert Plant and the Band of Joy are set for a return to North America this January.

The 15-date tour represents the band's first dates this side of the Atlantic since the September release of the Band of Joy album.

The dates, as issued Monday in an official press release, are as follows:
  • Tuesday, Jan. 18: Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, Asheville, N.C.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 19: Peterson Events Center (University of Pittsburgh), Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • Friday, Jan. 21: Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • Saturday, Jan. 22: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto, Ont.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 25: House of Blues, Boston, Mass.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 26: Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, Pa.
  • Friday, Jan. 28: MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, Conn.
  • Saturday, Jan. 29: Beacon Theatre, New York, N.Y.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 1: D.A.R. Constitution Hall, Washington, D.C.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 2: Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Friday, Feb. 4: North Charleston Performing Arts Center, North Charleston, S.C.
  • Saturday, Feb. 5: Fox Theatre, Atlanta, Ga.
  • Monday, Feb. 7: Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 8: War Memorial Auditorium, Nashville, Tenn.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 9: War Memorial Auditorium, Nashville, Tenn.