February 1, 2016


Smashing Pumpkins Announce 'Acoustic-Electro' Tour

Mike Brooks/DAL/Voice Media Group via Getty Images
Mike Brooks/DAL/Voice Media Group via Getty Images

The Smashing Pumpkins are going out for a month-long "acoustic-electro evening" run called the In Plainsong Tour—the same name as another brief traveling gig they did in 2015. Liz Phair will open the shows.

Billy Corgan's current sidekick musicians are Jimmy Chamberlin and Jeff Schroeder; last year The Pumpkins released their ninth studio album, Monuments to an Elegy. A press release announcing the tour claims that the band's 2015 End Times Tour yielded the band's best ticket sales in more than 12 years. Manager Peter Katsis says:

"What started as an interest in playing a truly different kind of show and looking for a different way to explore their storied musical past morphed into something new and exciting for the fans in every city. This touches the opposing side to The Pumpkins usual roar!"

Tickets for the In Plainsong Tour go on sale this Friday, Feb. 5, at 9AM EST. Here are the dates:

3/22 – Portland, OR @ Schnitzer Hall 
3/23 – Seattle, WA @ The Paramount 
3/25 – San Francisco, CA @ The Masonic 
3/26 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Theatre at Ace Hotel 
3/27 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Theatre at Ace Hotel 
3/29 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kingsbury Hall 
3/30 – Denver, CO @ Ellie Caulkins Opera House 
4/01 – Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore 
4/02 – Columbus, OH @ Palace Theatre 
4/04 – New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre 
4/08 – Philadelphia, PA @ Tower Theatre 
4/09 – Boston, MA @ Orpheum Theatre 
4/10 – Washington, DC @ Lincoln Theatre 
4/12 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall 
4/14 – Chicago, IL @ Civic Opera House 
4/15 – Louisville, KY @ Palace Theater 
4/16 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium 
4/18 – Dallas, TX @ Majestic Theater 
4/19 – Austin, TX @ Bass Concert Hall 
4/20 – Houston, TX @ Cullen Performance Hall