Tour de Force

TODAY IN TOURS I’LL BE SKIPPING: NIGHTWISH + KAMELOT

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Some bands are obnoxiously bad, and some bands are just kinda annoying; like, if you’re at a bar and the DJ puts on Oceano, that shit could disrupt your conversation, but if that same DJ were to put on Nightwish, you could probably at least kinda-sorta block it out. I think that’s why I so rarely feel compelled to make fun of them; I can honestly forget that they’re there.

As for Kamelot, I know everything I need to know about Kamelot based on the fact that their name is Kamelot. They even spelled it with a fucking “K” to make extra sure that all anyone had to do to know what they sound like was was look at their name. And I actually appreciate such truth in advertising; it helps to ensure that I can go to my grave having never actually heard a Kamelot song, while simultaneously telling some virgin who loves RPGs too much, “Hey, this is EXACTLY the band you wanna listen to!” It lets everyone cut through the bullshit, y’know?

So, in short, if you want to go see these bands live, here’s your shot. I hope you have a nice time. Don’t feel compelled to let me know how it was, for I do not care.

Dates:

Sep. 12 – Center Stage – Atlanta, GA
Sep. 13 – Center Stage – Atlanta, GA
Sep. 16 – Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA
Sep. 17 – The Palladium – Worcester, MA
Sep. 19 – CEPSUM University of Montreal – Montreal QC
Sep. 20 – Sound Academy – Toronto, ON
Sep. 21 – Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH
Sep. 23 – Royal Oak Music Theatre – Royal Oak, MI
Sep. 24 – Congress Theater – Chicago, IL
Sep. 25 – Pop’s – Sauget, IL
Sep. 27 – Beaumont Club – Kansas City, MO
Sep. 28 – Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO
Sep. 29 – The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT
Oct. 01 – Showbox SoDo – Seattle, WA
Oct. 02 – Crystal Ballroom – Portland, OR
Oct. 03 – The Warfield – San Francisco, CA
Oct. 05 – The Grove – Anaheim, CA
Oct. 06 – House of Blues – San Diego, CA
Oct. 07 – The Marquee – Tempe, AZ
Oct. 09 – Diamond Ballroom – Oklahoma City, OK
Oct. 10 – Emo’s – Austin, TX
Oct. 11 – House Of Blues – New Orleans, LA
Oct. 13 – Revolution – Ft Lauderdale, FL
Oct. 14 – House of Blues Lake Buena Vista – Lake Buena Vista, FL

-AR

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