By Brian Ives
The band will kick off the summer amphitheater tour on Thursday, July 31, at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in St. Louis, Mo. The tour goes through October, concluding with a show at the Hollywood Bowl on Oct. 3.
Kings of Leon are continuing to tour behind Mechanical Bull, the band’s sixth studio album released last September. The record hit No. 2 in the U.S. upon its release.
Young The Giant, the Irvine, Calif., rockers with three top-five alt-rock hits, and Kongos will join the quartet on the 32-date trek.
Tickets go on sale starting April 25 at Live Nation’s website.
A full list of tour dates is below.
07/31 – St. Louis, MO @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
08/01 – Detroit, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
08/03 – Chicago, IL @ Grant Park (Lollapalooza)
08/05 – Toronto, ON @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
08/07 – Hartford, CT @ Xfinity Theatre
08/09 – Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center
08/10 – Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
08/13 – Wantagh, NY @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre
08/15 – Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
08/16 – Bethel, NY @ Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
08/19 – Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
08/20 – Cuyahoga Falls, OH @ Blossom Music Center
08/22 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
08/23 – Indianapolis, IN @ Klipsch Music Center
08/26 – Gilford, NH @ Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook
08/28 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
08/29 – Pittsburgh, PA @ First Niagara Pavilion
09/03 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
09/05 – Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
09/06 – West Palm Beach, FL @ Cruzan Amphitheatre
09/09 – Atlanta, GA @ Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood
09/10 – Birmingham, AL @ Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
09/12 – Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion
09/13 – Austin, TX @ Austin360 Amphitheatre
09/16 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion
09/17 – Raleigh, NC @ Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
09/24 – Denver, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
09/26 – Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheatre
09/27 – Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Grand Garden Arena
09/30 – Sacramento, CA @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre
10/01 – Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion
10/03 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl