No vacation for the Go-Go's: Summer tour celebrates 30th anniversary
Remember when the Go-Go's retirement tour came and went? It just a year ago when the girls decided they were ready to call it quits and announced plans for one final tour. But then fate intervened and bassist Jane Wiedlin injured her knee, canceling their final tour.
We thought we'd missed a chance at a goodbye kiss. I'm happy to say this: Pucker up, because the Go-Go's are back in business and ready to celebrate their 30th anniversary with another summer of fun, dubbed the Ladies Gone Wild Tour. The roadtrip begins May 29 in a tiny hamlet in Pennsylvania and runs until Aug. 28 in Austin, Texas. Sadly, only one Florida city merits a stop: Orlando on June 11.
Also stay tuned for a new, deluxe version of their debut album, Beauty and the Beast, due May 17. And, according to Vintage Vinyl News, the group gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in August.
In the meantime, find a date near you...
The dates for the Ladies Gone Wild Tour:
- 05/29 - Hershey, PA - Hershey Theater
- 06/01 - Morristown, NJ - Community Theater at Mayo Center for the Performing Arts
- 06/03 - New York, NY - Irving Plaza
- 06/04 - Atlantic City, NJ - House of Blues
- 06/05 - Mashantucket, CT - MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods
- 06/07 - Westbury, NY - Theater at Westbury
- 06/09 - Boston, MA - Bank of America Pavilion (w/ the B-52s)
- 06/10 - Vienna, VA - Wolf Trap for the Performing Arts/The Filene Center
- 06/11 - Orlando, FL - Universal Studios Florida – Music Plaza Stage
- 06/14 - Apple Valley, MN - Zoo Amphitheater
- 06/16 - Clarkston, MI - DTE Energy Music Theater (w/ the B-52s)
- 06/17 - Highland Park, IL - Ravinia Festival (w/ the B-52s)
- 06/18 - Kettering, OH - Fraze Pavilion for the Performing Arts (w/ the B-52s)
- 08/12 - Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom
- 08/13 - Portland, OR - Oregon Zoo Ampitheatre
- 08/14 - Seattle, WA - Woodland Park Zoo
- 08/16 - San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore
- 08/17 - Los Angeles, CA - The Greek Theater
- 08/20 - Temecula, CA - Pechanga Resort Casino
- 08/24 - Denver, CO - Ogden Theater
- 08/26 - Dallas, TX - House of Blues
- 08/27 - Houston, TX - House of Blues
- 08/28 - Austin, TX - Paramount Theater