Volbeat Announce U.S. Tour Dates With Clutch
There’s something about Volbeat that strikes a powerful chord with American audiences. It’s as though their syncretic use of various iconic American styles — Sinatra’s swing, Elvis’s southern pop-rock, Johnny Cash’s outlaw country — gets right to the soul of U.S. metalheads. So it’s exciting to hear that Volbeat will be hitting the road later this year, and will be bringing a time-honored American institution with them, Clutch, along with German alt-rockers The Picturebooks.
Especially rad is that the tour mainly focuses on U.S. cities in the middle and south of the country rather than just the coasts. Two Tennessee shows is definitely a statement to the kind of audience that most loves some Volbeat. Also included in the trek is Danny Wimmer’s Epicenter Festival, which will feature two unique headlining sets by Metallica in 2020.
Catch Volbeat at one of the following dates.
04 - Tempe, Ariz. @ Big Surf%
05 - Las Vegas, Nev. @ Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort^
07 - Denver, Colo. @ Mission Ballroom^
08 - Independence, Mo. @ Silverstein Eye Centers Arena^
10 - Irving, Texas @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory^
11 - Beaumont, Texas @ Ford Arena^
13 - Nashville, Tenn. @ Nashville Municipal Auditorium^
14 - Knoxville, Tenn. @ Knoxville Civic Coliseum^
15 - Atlanta, Ga. @ Coca-Cola Roxy^
01 - Virginia Beach, Va. @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater*
02 - Hershey, Pa. @ GIANT Center#
03 - Charlotte, N.C.@ Epicenter Festival
05 - Youngstown, Ohio @ Covelli Centre^
06 - Columbus, Ohio @ Schottenstein Center^
08 - Minneapolis, Minn. @ 93X Twin City Takeover
09 - Milwaukee, Wis. @ Eagles Ballroom^
10 - Grand Rapids, Mich. @ The DeltaPlex Arena^
12 - Baltimore, Md. @ UMBC Event Center^
13 - New York, N.Y.@ The Rooftop at Pier 17^
^with special guests Clutch and The Picturebooks
%KUPD UFest 2020
*WNOR Lunatic Luau with Disturbed
#with special guest The Picturebooks
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