DREAM THEATER Announces North American Summer Tour Dates

DREAM THEATER have annouced a second North American leg of a world tour in support of their acclaimed and globally successful album A DRAMATIC TURN OF EVENTS (Roadrunner). The progressive hard rock icons who’ve sold in excess of 10 million records and DVDs worldwide will launch their summer dates June 15 in Rochester, NY and wrap July 21 in Chester, PA. The tour includes stops at the Gibson Amphitheater in Los Angeles and the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ plus a two-night engagement at the Paramount Theater on Long Island, NY.

Joining DREAM THEATER, starting June 16 in Columbus, Ohio and for the rest of the tour, is special guest Crimson Projekct featuring Adrian Belew, Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto, Markus Reuter, Julie Slick and Tobias Ralph. They’ll be performing the songs of progressive rock legends King Crimson.

For the past few months DREAM THEATER has been touring around the world including visits to Europe and Mexico and are set to begin an Asian tour on April 19 in Seoul. The tour will bring the group to Japan, China, Indonesia, Singapore and Taiwan and will conclude May 8 in Bangkok Thailand.

The band—James LaBrie (Vocals), John Myung (Bass), John Petrucci (Guitar and Vocals), Jordan Rudess (Keyboards and Continuum) and Mike Mangini (Drums)—recently  received their first-ever Grammy nomination for “On The Backs Of Angels” in the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance category.  The song is the first single from their 11th studio album  A DRAMATIC TURN OF EVENTS (Roadrunner),  which had 14 Top 10 debuts around the world including the U.S. where it entered at #8.    The album also features the single, “Build Me Up, Break Me Down.”  You can watch the lyric video here: http://www.dreamtheater.net/media/youtube?youtube_id=UgBfdIpunVE.

Meanwhile, A DRAMATIC TURN OF EVENTS is now available on HD Tracks, a digital retailer that offers high resolution downloads.   Systematic Chaos and Black Clouds & Silver Linings will soon be available on the platform as well.

Here are DREAM THEATER’s complete tour dates. DREAM THEATER meet & greet and VIP packages are available for all dates. Please visit http://vipnation.com for details.

Date City Venue
Thu 4/19 Seoul, KR Olympic   Hall
Sat 4/21 Jakarta, ID Mata   Elang Indoor Stadium
Mon 4/23 Osaka, JP Orix   Theater
Thu 4/26 Fukuoka, JP Civic   Hall
Sat 4/28 Aichi, JP Prefectural   Art Theater
Mon 4/30 Yokohama, JP Arena
Wed 5/2 Singapore, SG Kallang   Theatre
Fri 5/4 Beijing, CN Century   Theatre
Sun 5/6 Taipei, TW Taipei   University Auditorium
Tues 5/8 Bangkok, TH Thunder   Dome
Fri 6/15 Rochester,   NY Main   Street Armory
Sat 6/16 Montebello,   QC D-TOX   Rockfest
Sun 6/17 Lewiston,   NY Artpark
Tues 6/19 Columbus,   OH The   LC Pavilion
Thu 6/21 Cleveland,   OH Jacobs   Pavilion at Nautica
Fri 6/22 Detroit,   MI The   Fillmore
Sun 6/24 Cincinnati,   OH Taft   Theater
Tues 6/26 Minneapolis,   MN State   Theater
Wed 6/27 Chicago,   IL Chicago   Theatre
Thu 6/28 Kansas   City, MO Starlight   Theater
Sun 7/1 San   Francisco, CA Warfield   Theatre
Mon 7/2 Los   Angeles, CA Gibson   Amphitheater
Tues 7/3 Anaheim,   CA The   Grove of Anaheim
Thu 7/5 El   Paso, TX Abraham   Chavez Theatre
Fri 7/6 San   Antonio, TX Majestic   Theater
Sat 7/7 Austin,   TX ACL   Live
Mon 7/9 Grand   Prairie, TX Verizon   Theatre
Thu 7/12 Richmond,   VA The   National
Fri 7/13 Washington,   DC Warner   Theatre
Sat 7/14 Holmdel,   NJ PNC   Bank Arts Center
Tues 7/17 Boston,   MA Bank   of America Pavilion
Wed 7/18 Huntington,   NY Paramount   Theater
Thu 7/19 Huntington,   NY Paramount   Theater
Sat 7/21 Chester,   PA Harrah’s   Chester Downs

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