Nita Strauss Announces Solo Tour with Lions at the Gate


Former Demi Lovato and current Alice Cooper guitarist Nita Strauss will take her show on the road this summer with a monthlong trek that kicks off next month. All tour dates are with Lions at the Gate.

Earlier this week, Strauss talked about her experience playing with Lovato and explained that it was a super positive experience because both Lovato and her fans were extremely receptive to hearing new styles of music. She also made the claim that pop fans just don’t gatekeep like metal fans do.

“The cool thing that I found is that Demi changed her entire style. She changed her clothing, her musical style and she reworked all her huge hits. She has a song ‘Cool for the Summer’ that has billions of Spotify plays and she did a full-on rock version with a little Metallica thrown in there for good measure. And the fans loved it. The fans supported her and absolutely screamed their faces off until the end of the show. There was no pushback. There was no, ‘This is not what you’re supposed to sound like. This isn’t what we signed up for. We want the old Demi back…’ type gatekeeping that we see in the style of music that we’re more used to.”

You can catch Nita at any of the dates below.

6/13 Nashville, TN @ Exit/ In
6/14 Atlanta, GA @ The Loft
6/15 Greensboro, NC @ The Hangar 1819
6/17 New York, NY @ The Meadows
6/18 Toronto, ONT @ Horseshoe Tavern
6/19 Mechanicsburg, PA @ Lovedrafts
6/21 Harrison, OH @ The Blue Note
6/22 Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop
6/23 Angola, IN @ The Eclectic Room
6/24 Bloomington, IL @ The Castle Theatre
6/25 Madison, WI @ The Majestic Theatre
6/26 Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room
6/28 Denver, CO @ The Bluebird Theater
6/29 Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
6/30 Boise, ID @ Neurolux
7/01 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
7/02 Vancouver, BC @ The Rickshaw Theatre
7/03 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
7/05 Sacramento, CA @ Goldfield Trading Post
7/06 Los Angeles, CA @ Whisky A Go Go
7/08 Las Vegas, NV @ The Space
7/09 Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom
7/11 San Antonio, TX @ The Rock Box
7/12 Dallas, TX @ Trees
7/13 Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
7/14 New Orleans, LA @ The Parish at House of Blues

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