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BLONDIE AND GARBAGE TO CO-HEADLINE TOUR THIS SUMMER

Blondie & Garbage today announced a co-headline North American tour that will kick off on July 5th in Saratoga, CA and wrap on August 12th in Dallas, TX. John Doe & Exene Cervenka will provide support on the first leg of the tour and Deap Vally for the second leg. Tickets for the Rage and Rapture tour go on sale starting Friday, February 17 at 10:00am local time (please check venue websites for most up-to-date on sale information). Fans can also access a ticket pre-sale now HERE using the password RAGEANDRAPTURE (pre-sale not available in all markets). A complete list of live dates can be found below. More dates to be added soon.

For the last four decades, Blondie has become and still remains a true national treasure; one whose influence both shaped and continues to inform the worlds of music, fashion and art. From an irreverent Lower East Side punk outfit to bona fide international ambassadors of New York cool, Blondie will forever be synonymous with that punk spirit that lives somewhere in all of us. Comprised of singer-songwriter Debbie Harry, guitarist and co-writer Chris Stein, powerhouse drummer Clem Burke, and long-time band members bassist Leigh Foxx, guitarist Tommy Kessler and keyboardist Matt Katz-Bohen, Blondie’s chart-topping success, fearless spirit and rare longevity led to an induction into the Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall of Fame in 2006, a NME Godlike Genius Award in 2014, a Q Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music in 2016, and more than 40 million albums sold worldwide to date.  Debbie’s persona and the band’s boundary-pushing pop have shaped the look and sound of many chart-topping female artists who followed in the last three decades.  And their newest album, Pollinator (out May 5th via BMG), delves even deeper into this idea: inspiration from Blondie’s action-packed, cross-pollinating past shaping the sound of our collective future. CLICK HERE to listen to “Fun”, the first song off this release, and CLICK HERE to pre-order Pollinator, which features songwriting from Sia, Blood Orange frontman Dev Hynes, British singer Charli XCX, Dave Sitek (TV On The Radio), Nick Valensi (The Strokes), Johnny Marr (The Smiths) and more.

July 5 – The Mountain Winery, Saratoga, CA*

July 7 – Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara, CA*

July 8 – The Pearl Concert Theater, Las Vegas NV*

July 12 – Edgefield, Troutdale, OR*

July 14 – Idaho Center Amphitheatre, Nampa, ID*

July 16 – Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre, Englewood, CO*

July 18 – Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Kansas City, MO*

July 19 – Harrah’s Council Bluffs Hotel & Casino, Council Bluffs, IA*

July 21 – Mystic Lake Casino-Mystic Showroom, Prior Lake, MN*

July 22 – Ravinia Festival, Highland Park, IL*

July 25 – Artpark, Lewiston, NY**

July 26 – Sony Centre For Performing Arts, Toronto, ON**

July 28 – Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank, NJ**

July 29 – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY**

July 30 – Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, Boston, MA**

August 1 – Beacon Theatre, New York, NY**

August 2 – Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA**

August 5 – The Red Hat Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC**

August 8 – Seminole Hard Rock Live Arena, Hollywood, FL**

August 9 – Hard Rock Live, Orlando, FL**

August 11 – ACL Live, Austin, TX **

August 12 – Southside Ballroom, Dallas, TX**

MORE DATES TO BE ADDED SOON

* w/ John Doe & Exene Cervenka

** w/ Deap Vally

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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