Tool have confirmed the first eight dates for their upcoming US tour. The January jaunt, which the band promises to be an “unparalleled sonic and visual experience,” kicks off in San Diego on the 9th. In the ensuing days, they’ll play shows in Texas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, and North Carolina.
Each show will see Tool “dwarfed by dramatic video projections,” according to the band’s Facebook page. Additionally, the opening acts “will in all likeliness be exciting to many Tool enthusiasts.” Update: Primus have been confirmed as one of the opening acts.
Update – November 30th: Tool have announced four new shows for Houston, Kansas City, St. Louis, and New Orleans to take place in January.
Update – December 1st: Tool have added a pair of dates in Florida.
See the current itinerary below.
Tool 2016 Tour Dates:
01/06 – San Francisco, CA @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
01/07 – San Francisco, CA @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
01/09 – San Diego, CA @ Viejas Arena *
01/10 – San Diego, CA @ Viejas Arena *
01/13 – San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center *
01/14 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center *
01/16 – Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center *
01/17 – Grand Prairie, TX @ Verizon Theatre *
01/19 – Southaven, MS @ Landers Center *
01/20 – Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center *
01/22 – St. Louis, MO @ Chaifetz Center *
01/23 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena *
01/25 – Atlanta, GA @ Infinite Energy Center *
01/26 – Charlotte, NC @ Bojangles Coliseum *
01/27 – Charlotte, NC @ Bojangles Coliseum *
01/28 – Orlando, FL @ CFE Arena *
01/30 – Pensacola, FL @ Pensacola Bay Center *
01/31 – New Orleans, LA @ Smoothie King Center *
* = w/ Primus