Morrissey to embark on extrensive US tour

Morrissey is to tour the US at the end of 2012 on a long run of dates. Beginning in October, the one-time Smiths frontman and one of the finest songwriters of his generation, will embark on 33 date visit, taking in various cities.

Kristeen Young will open on all dates, except the November 24th show in Los Angeles, CA where Iggy & The Stooges will appear as special guests.

Morrissey’s confirmed US tour dates:

Oct. 5: Wang Theatre
, Boston, MA
Oct. 6: Palace Theater
, Waterbury, CT
Oct. 10: Radio City Music Hall
, New York, NY
Oct. 15: State Theatre
, Portland, ME
Oct. 16: Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington, VT

Oct. 18: Palace Theatre
, Albany, NY
Oct. 19: Rapids Theatre
, Niagara Falls, NY
Oct. 23: Heinz Hall
, Pittsburgh, PA
Oct. 24: LC Indoor Pavilion
, Columbus, OH
Oct. 26: James H Whiting Auditorium
, Flint, MI
Oct. 27: Chicago Theatre
, Chicago, IL
Oct. 29: Orpheum Theatre
, Minneapolis, MN
Oct. 30: Surf Ballroom
, Clear Lake, IA
Nov. 1: Rococo Theatre
, Lincoln, NE
Nov. 3: Ellie Caulkins Opera House
, Denver, CO
Nov. 4: Kingsbury Hall at University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Nov. 8: Moore Theatre
, Seattle, WA
Nov. 10: Mount Baker Theatre
, Bellingham, WA
Nov. 11: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
, Portland, OR
Nov. 14: Robert Mondavi Center at UC Davis
, Davis, CA
Nov. 16: Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, CA

Nov. 17: John Ascuaga’s Nugget – Rose Ballroom
, Reno, NV
Nov. 21: Marquee Theater, Tempe, AZ

Nov. 23: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas at The Chelsea Ballroom
, Las Vegas, NV
Nov. 24: Staples Center Arena
, Los Angeles, CA (Special guest: Iggy and the Stooges)
Nov. 27: Tricky Falls
, El Paso, TX
Nov. 28: Kay Yeager Coliseum
, Wichita Falls, TX
Nov. 30: Pharr Entertainment Center
, Pharr, TX
Dec. 1: Jefferson Theatre, Beaumont, TX

Dec. 3: Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
, Atlanta, GA
Dec. 5: Orange Peel
, Asheville, NC
Dec. 7: The Music Center at Strathmore
, North Bethesda, MD
Dec. 8: Showboat Resort and Casino – House of Blues
, Atlantic City, NJ

Morrissey’s last album, 2009’s energetic ‘Years of Refusal’, gained some incredibly positive press and reached the top ten in the UK, Belgium, Finland and Sweden. It reached #11 on the US Billboard 200.