It’s time to dig those leather pants out of the closet: The great glam rock revivalists The Darkness are returning to North America.
On Monday, the British four-piece announced their 2018 Tour De Prance North American tour. The trek gets underway on March 29 at the Fonda in Los Angeles and wraps up at the South side Music Hall in Dallas on May 2. AmEx presale starts on Wednesday, Sept. 27 with the general on sale beginning Friday, Sept. 27. Get tickets to select Darkness tour dates right here on AXS.com.
The Darkness are heading out on tour in support of their new album Pinewood Smile, due out Oct. 6. On Monday, the band shared the “officially awful, official video” for the new song “Southern Trains.” Previously, The Darkness shared the singles “All The Pretty Girls” and “Solid Gold,” which you can watch in the video embedded above.
The Darkness are promising fans “#solidgold, pants sh*tting, wet flooring, fist bumping, glam racking, #PinewoodSmile-ing good times,“ on the new tour, which is a heck of a sales pitch. Check out the band’s full North American tour dates below and keep it here on AXS.com for more exclusive content on the band’s highly anticipated return to the States.
The Darkness: Tour De Prance
March 29 – Los Angeles, Calif. – The Fonda Theatre (Click here for tickets)
March 30 – Las Vegas, Nev. – Brooklyn Bowl
March 31 – San Francisco, Calif. – Regency Ballroom (Click here for tickets)
April 2 – Portland, Ore. – Crystal Ballroom (Click here for tickets)
April 3 – Seattle, Wash. – Showbox (Click here for tickets)
April 4 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Vogue Theatre
April 6 – Salt Lake City, Utah – The Complex (Click here for tickets)
April 7 – Englewood, Colo. – Gothic Theatre (Click here for tickets)
April 8 – Kansas City, Mo. – The Truman (Click here for tickets)
April 10 – Milwaukee, Wis. – Turner Hall Ballroom
April 11 – Chicago, Ill. – Park West
April 13 – Detroit, Mich. – Majestic Theatre (Click here for tickets)
April 14 – Cleveland, Ohio – Agora Ballroom (Click here for tickets)
April 15 – Toronto, Ontario – The Phoenix Concert Theatre
April 17 – Montreal, Quebec – Corona Theatre
April 18 – Philadelphia, Pa. – The Trocadero Theatre (Click here for tickets)
April 20 – Brooklyn, N.Y. – Brooklyn Steel (Click here for tickets)
April 21 – Sayreville, N.J. – Starland Ballroom (Click here for tickets)
April 22 – Boston, Mass. – Royale (Click here for tickets)
April 24 – Baltimore, Md. – Rams Head Live! (Click here for tickets)
April 25 – Norfolk, Va. – The NorVa (Click here for tickets)
April 27 – Charlotte, N.C. – The Underground
April 28 – Atlanta, Ga. – Terminal West
April 30 – New Orleans, La. – Civic Theatre
May 1 – Austin, Texas – Emo’s
May 2 – Dallas, Texas – South Side Music Hall (Click here for tickets)