Kicking off at the Tweeter Center in Camden, NJ, on June 16th, Zooma will hit 29 markets, concluding on July 31st at the Gorge Amphitheatre in Quincy, WA. The majority of the dates will be going on sale at on either Saturday May 7 or May 14. A total of 20 to 25 guest acts will rotate performances throughout the tour. Confirmed so far are: Medeski Martin & Wood, Gomez, Toots & The Maytals, Jurassic 5, Galactic, G. Love & Special Sauce, Black Keys, Brazilian Girls, Ray Lamontagne, Xavier Rudd and Donavon Frankenreiter. More guest acts will be announced shortly. The multi-stage tour will feature headliners Trey Anastasio and Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals on every date.
"I saw Ben for the first time at Bonnaroo a couple of years ago. He's a great singer and an amazing guitarist," Trey Anastasio says. "I'm really looking forward to being on the road with him this summer." Ben Harper continues, "For myself and the Innocent Criminals, we can't wait to be on the Zooma tour this summer. We've been looking forward to doing shows with Trey for a long time. I also look forward to seeing a lot of great music on the second stage."
The Zooma Tour will be a multi-faceted entertainment event featuring two performance stages and a complete activity village with vendors and attractions. Inspired by the Bonnaroo tradition, the Zooma Tour will extend the festival's spirit, presenting diverse lineups to open minded music fans in local communities. The Zooma Tour will also retain Bonnaroo's festive atmosphere and dynamic entertainment options, not to mention its superior standard for quality live music. "Bonnaroo will still be the ultimate highlight of the summer concert season," says uperfly's Rich Goodstone. "With the Zooma Tour, we're bringing an dditional entertainment option to live music fans in their home rrgions. Each stop on the tour will be its own unique entertainment event."
With its touring format, eclectic lineup, myriad activities, and modern cultural consciousness, the Zooma Tour is certain to be a phenomenal summer music event.
The dates are as follows (Trey Anastasio and Ben Harper to appear on all dates; more guest acts to be announced shortly):
June 16 - Camden, NJ - Tweeter Center at the WaterfrontWith Gomez, Brazilian Girls and others
June 17 - Columbia, MD - Merriweather Post Pavilion With MMW, Gomez, Brazilian Girls and others
June 18 - Raleigh, NC - ALLTEL Pavilion at Walnut Creek With MMW, Gomez, Brazilian Girls and others
June 19 - Charlotte, NC - Charlotte Verizon Wireless AmphitheatreWith MMW, Gomez, Brazilian Girls and others
June 22 - Cincinnati, OH - Riverbend Music CenterWith Gomez, Xavier Rudd and others
June 24 - Atlanta, GA - Hi Fi Buys AmphitheatreWith Toots & The Maytals, Gomez, Xavier Rudd and others
June 25 - Tampa, FL - Ford AmphithteatreWith Toots & The Maytals, Gomez, Xavier Rudd and others
June 26 - West Palm Beach, FL - Sound Advice AmphitheatreWith Toots & The Maytals, Gomez, Xavier Rudd and others
June 29 - Virginia Beach, VA - Verizon Wireless VA Beach AmphitheatreWith Toots & The Maytals, Ray Lamontagne and others
July 1 - Hershey, PA - Hersheypark StadiumWith Jurassic 5, Black Keys, Ray Lamontagne and others
July 2 - Mansfield, MA - Tweeter CenterWith Jurassic 5, Black Keys, Ray Lamontagne and others
July 7 - Wantagh, NY - Jones Beach AmphitheatreWith Jurassic 5, Black Keys, Donovan Frankenreiter and others
July 8 - Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts CenterWith Jurassic 5, Black Keys, Donovan Frankenreiter and others
July 9 - Hartford, CT - ctnow.com Meadows Music CenterWith Jurassic 5, Black Keys, Donovan Frankenreiter and others
July 10 - Saratoga Springs, NY - Saratoga Performing Arts CenterWith Jurassic 5, Black Keys, Donovan Frankenreiter and others
July 12 - Scranton, PA - Ford Pavillion at Montage MountainWith Jurassic 5, Black Keys, Donovan Frankenreiter and others
July 13 - Cleveland, OH - Blossom Music CenterWith Jurassic 5, Black Keys, Donovan Frankenreiter and others
July 15 - Detroit, MI - DTE Energy Music CenterWith Jurassic 5, Black Keys and others
July 16 - East Troy, WI - Alpine Valley Music TheatreWith Jurassic 5 and others
July 17 - Indianapolis, IN - Verizon Wireless AmphitheatreWith Jurassic 5, G. Love & Special Sauce and others
July 19 - Toronto, ONT - Molson AmphitheatreWith Jurassic 5, G. Love & Special Sauce and others
July 20 - Pittsburgh, PA - Post-Gazette Pavilion at Star LakeWith G. Love & Special Sauce and others
July 22 - St. Louis, MO - UMB Bank PavilionGuests tba
July 23 - Kansas City, KS - Verizon Wireless AmphitheatreGuests tba
July 25 - Morrison, CO - Red Rocks AmphitheatreWith Galactic and others
July 27 - San Diego, CAWith Galactic and others
July 28 - Irvine, CA - Verizon Wireless AmphitheatreWith G. Love & Special Sauce, Galactic and others
July 29 - Mountain View, CA - Shoreline AmphitheatreWith G. Love & Special Sauce, Galactic and others
July 31 - Quincy, WA - Gorge AmphitheatreWith G. Love & Special Sauce, Galactic and others
For more information, visit http://zoomatour.com.
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