Good Charlotte announce North American tour


Since the announcement that Good Charlotte would be releasing a new album, fans of the band have been eagerly awaiting a tour. Over the summer, the group performed at t couple of Vans Warped Tour stops, but that was all. On Monday (Aug. 8), that all changed when the Maryland-founded group unveiled a fall tour. The trek which has been named the “Youth Authority” tour, is set to kick off on Oct. 23 at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, CA. The month-long excursion will then wrap up on Nov. 23 at the House of Blues in Dallas, TX.

The Story So Far and Big Jesus will join Good Charlotte for the entire tour while Set Your Goals, Four Year Strong, and Hit the Lights will take turns performing on selected dates. Set Your Goals will hit the stage from Oct. 23-27 while Four Year Strong will take over from Nov. 1-16. Hit the Lights will then take over the vacancy from Nov. 18-23. Tickets for the shows will go on sale beginning Friday, Aug. 12, at 10 a.m. local time. The complete list of tour dates can be seen below.


10/23 – Ventura, CA @ Ventura Theatre

10/25 – San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield

10/26 – Pomona, CA @ Fox Theatre

10/27 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Novo

10/29 – Salt Lake City, UT @ In the Venue

10/30 – Englewood, CO @ Gothic theatre

11/01 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue

11/03 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave

11/04 – Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theatre

11/05 – Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theater

11/06 – Indianapolis, IN @ Egyptian Room

11/08 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall

11/10 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore

11/11 – Providence, RI @ Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel

11/13 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues

11/14 – New York, NY @ PlayStation Theater

11/15 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom

11/16 – Washington, D.C. @ Echostage

11/18 – Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore

11/19 – Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz

11/22 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues

11/23 – Dallas, TX @ House of Blues

*10/23-10/27 with Set Your Goals

*11/01-11/16 with Four Year Strong

*11/18-11/23 with Hit the Lights

The “Youth Authority” tour is in support of Good Charlotte’s recently released record, Youth Authority. The album, the group’s sixth studio album, is their first new set of tracks since announcing and end to their four-year hiatus. the album included singles, “Makeshift Love, “40 Oz. Dream,” and “Life Can’t Get Much Better.”