Spice Girls to reunite for short summer tour sans Posh Spice

Well, we told them what we want…what we really really want and it looks like the Spice Girls have finally came through. On Monday (Nov. 5), the British girl group announced plans to reunite later this year for a handful of shows. While it’s good news for longtime fans of the 90s staple, there are two catches to this new announcement: one, the shows are only happening in the United Kingdom; and two, Posh Spice (aka Victoria Beckham) will not take part in the event.

Instead, the group will go on as a four-piece with Emma “Baby” Bunton, Geri “Ginger” Halliwell, Mel “Sporty” Chisholm, and Mel “Scary” Brown taking center stage during the six-show engagement.

In a statement, the group revealed that Beckham will not join the reunion due to “business commitments.”

Beckham herself posted a message in which she supports the reunion even if she is not part of it: “Being in the Spice Girls was a hugely important part of my life and I wish my girls so much love and fun as they go back on tour, I know they will put on an amazing show and the fantastic fans past and present are going to have a wonderful time!”

The upcoming tour will begin on June 1 at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester and conclude two weeks later with a massive show at Wembley Stadium in London.

Tickets for the gigs go on sale beginning this Saturday, Nov. 10.

The newly announced shows come months after speculations began that there was a possibility of some reunion gigs on the horizon. In February, the act confirmed their reunion, though no actual shows were reported at the time.

“The time now feels right to explore some incredible new opportunities together,” the act wrote at the beginning of 2018. “We all agree that there are many exciting possibilities that will once again embrace the original essence of The Spice Girls, while reinforcing our message of female empowerment for future generations.”

The six-show reunion will be the first time the group has performed together since the 2012 London Summer Olympics’ closing ceremony.

The complete list of upcoming shows can be found below while the tour announcement video can be seen above.

SPICE GIRLS 2019 TOUR DATES:

June 01 – Manchester, UK @ Etihad Stadium
June 03 – Coventry, UK @ Ricoh Stadium
June 06 – Sunderland, UK @ Stadium of Light
June 08 – Edinburgh, UK @ BT Murrayfield Stadium
June 10 – Bristol, UK @ Ashton Gate Stadium
June 15 – London, UK @ Wembley Stadium

The Academy Is… Reunion Tour Dates Unveiled

After a killer reunion show pre-Riot Fest Chicago last Thursday and an even bigger set at Riot Fest on Saturday, The Academy Is… has officially announced the highly anticipated tour dates for their “Almost Here Tenth Anniversary Tour.”

During their set at Riot Fest Chicago, the Chicago-based band told the overly excited audience that they will be hitting the road this December for the anniversary of their debut album even though the album technically turned ten back in February. But, to keep the suspense going a little more, the group decided to wait until Monday (Sept. 14) to release not only the tour dates, but also the tickets and much more.

Check out the tour dates for the “Almost Here Tenth Anniversary Tour.”

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Currently, VIP packages are on sale while general ticket will go on sale beginning this Friday, Sept. 18, at 10 a.m. local time.

From Autumn to Ashes Announce First Post-Hiatus Tour

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After announcing they would be reuniting late last year, From Autumn to Ashes will be taking their reunion on the road for a Summer tour.

The band, who will be one of the many reuniting at this year’s Skate and Surf Fest in New Jersey, will be heading out on a month-long tour beginning on June 18 at the Brighton Music Hall in Allston, MA.

Heading out on tour with them will be Sleepwave, Extinction A.D., and Hawthorne Heights.

The complete list of tour stops, as well as the poster for it, can be seen below.

FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES SUMMER TOUR DATES:

6/18 – Allston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
6/19 – Montebello, QC @ Amnesia Rockfest**
6/20 – Kitchener, ON @ Wax
6/21 – Toronto, ON @ Opera House
6/23 – Columbus, OH @ Skully’s
6/24 – Pontiac, MI @ Pike Room
6/26 – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
6/27 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
6/28 – Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts^^
7/10 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
7/11 – Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue
7/13 – Seattle, WA @ Neumo’s
7/15 – Orangevale, CA @ The Boardwalk
7/16 – San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
7/17 – Pomona, CA @ Glasshouse
7/18 – Los Angeles, CA @ Roxy

**No Support
^^ No Hawthorne Heights

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From Autumn to Ashes had announced plans to go on an indefinite hiatus back in 2008 right before releasing their last release, Live at Looney Tunes. Now, it looks like their return will be permanent and even have a pre-Skate and Surf Fest show scheduled for May 15 at Revolution Music Hall in Amityville.

If you plan on going to that show, we might advise that you check to see if there are any tickets available because the place has a maximum capacity of like 250 people and they went on sale back in March.

Saosin Announce More Tour Dates with Anthony Green

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The Saosin reunion that fans only thought would last a couple of day will continue, at least according to the band.

At the beginning of the week, the California-based band gave clues that more tour dates featuring former vocalist Anthony Green would be revealed and yesterday afternoon, they did just that revealed a couple of more tour dates with Green at the microphone.

Earlier this year, Green gave fans of the band the biggest gift, ever, when he reunited with the band he once fronted for Skate and Surf Fest.

The newly announced tour dates feature three date in Texas while one on the West Coast.

Tickets for the show will go on sale tomorrow, Dec. 6. Check out the tour dates below.

Jan 19 – Santa Ana, CA @The Observatory
Jan 23 – Dallas,TX @ Southside Ballroom
Jan 24 – Austin,TX @ Emo’s
Jan 25 – Houston,TX @ House of Blues

With this announcement, it looks like Green has no intention of slowing down. His current band, Circa Survive, recently released their new album Descensus and are currently in the middle of a tour to support that. The tour which features support from Title Fight and Pianos Become the Teeth will wrap up on Dec. 14 in Philadelphia at Union Transfer.

Postal Service Add More Tour Dates

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Last month, the Postal Service announced that they would be heading on their first headlining tour in ten years in honor of the tenth year anniversary of their album, Give Up. The reported tour dates fueled fans who were upset that there were only a few tour dates confirmed. After receiving several angry tweets from fans, frontman Ben Gibbard, made a mass tweet to all fans saying that more tour dates were coming; the fans just needed to wait for the confirmations. Now, those dates have surfaced which means that their spring tour will now be extending into the summer months as well.

TOUR DATES:

5/28 Boise, ID – Knitting Factory
5/29 Magna, UT – Saltair
5/30 Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheater
6/03 Grand Prairie, TX – Verizon Theater
6/05 Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live
6/06 Atlanta, GA – Fox Theater
6/07 Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheater
6/08 Columbus, OH – LC Pavilion
6/10 Detroit, MI – Fillmore Detroit
6/11 Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
6/12 Boston, MA – Bank of America Pavilion
6/15 New York, NY – Barclays Center
6/17 Philadelphia, PA – Mann Center for the Performing Arts
6/18 Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion
7/16 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
7/17 Portland, OR – Rose Garden Arena
7/26 Berkeley, CA – Greek Theater

A handful of their previous tour dates in the US and Europe have already been sold out including their stop at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center; they added a second day for that stop.

The Give Up reissue will be released on April 9 and will include their new single, “A Tattered Line of String.”