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Chris Cornell Announces New North American Shows

Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell has announced the second North American leg of his critically acclaimed Higher Truth World Tour, with fan presales beginning tomorrow, Monday March 7.

The tour will kick off on June 16 in Clearwater, FL and travel up the East Coast through the Midwest and up to the Pacific Northwest before winding down on July 27 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Along the way Cornell will make his first appearance at the Ravinia Festival on July 3 in Highland Park, Illinois.

One dollar from each ticket sold will support the Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation, which is currently raising funds and partnering with charitable organizations to mobilize support for children facing problems including homelessness, poverty, abuse, and neglect.

Fans will see Chris perform in an unplugged, up close and personal setting in venues which have been hand-picked to host the show, including tracks from his latest album Higher Truth which was described by Entertainment Weekly as “a stellar collection of folk-inspired, classic rock-kissed songs that revolve around his iconic pipes.”

Produced by Brendan O’Brien (Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Neil Young), ‘Higher Truth’ showcases Cornell’s constant evolution as a master songwriter, lyricist and musical craftsman – telling human stories which transcend musical genres. Inspired by the stark arrangements of musicians like Nick Drake, Daniel Johnston and White Album-era Beatles, Cornell creates a musical universe unlike anything he has done before.

Check chriscornell.com for details of individual onsale times and dates.

DATE     VENUE                LOCATION
Jun 16 Ruth Eckerd Hall Clearwater, FL
Jun 17 Florida Theatre Jacksonville, FL
Jun 19 North Charleston Performing Arts Center N. Charleston, SC
Jun 20 Blumenthal PAC – Belk Theater Charlotte, NC
Jun 22 Carpenter Theatre at Richmond Center Stage Richmond, VA
Jun 23 Hippodrome Baltimore, MD
Jun 25 Capitol Theatre Port Chester, NY
Jun 26 Palace Theater Waterbury, CT
Jun 28 Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts Worcester, MA
Jun 29 Bergen Performing Arts Center Englewood, NJ
Jul 1 The Palace Theatre Albany, NY
Jul 2 Devos Performance Hall Grand Rapids, MI
Jul 3 Ravinia Festival Highland Park, IL
Jul 5 Overture Hall Madison, WI
Jul 6 Louisville Palace Louisville, KY
Jul 8 Taft Theatre Cincinatti, OH
Jul 9 Old National Centre – Murat Theatre Indianapolis, IN
Jul 11 Peoria Civic Center Peoria, IL
Jul 12 Adler Theatre Davenport, IA
Jul 14 Orpheum Theatre Sioux City, IA
Jul 17 Hult Center – Silva Concert Hall Eugene, OR
Jul 18 Capitol Theatre Yakima, WA
Jul 20 Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox Spokane, WA
Jul 21 Royal Theatre Victoria, BC
Jul 23 Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium Edmonton, AB
Jul 24 Jack Singer Concert Hall Calgary, AB
Jul 26 Conexus Arts Center Regina, SK
Jul 27 Centennial Concert Hall Winnipeg, MB

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