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The Sword Announce June Tour With King Buffalo


The Sword‘s return from hiatus this year won’t just be limited to opening for Primus. The band have announced a new series of June/July shows with King Buffalo set to join them. Those dates include:

06/02 Birmingham, AL – Zydeco (no King Buffalo)
06/04 Tampa, FL – Orpheum (no King Buffalo)
06/11 Grand Rapids, MI – Elevation
06/12 Madison, WI – Majestic Theatre
06/13 Indianapolis, IN – Vogue
06/25 Buffalo, NY – Mohawk Place
07/01 Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle
07/02 St. Louis, MO – Ready Room (no King Buffalo)
07/03 Oklahoma City, OK – 89th Street (no King Buffalo)

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As announced yesterday, the band will also join up with Primus on a run that will find the latter paying tribute to Rush‘s “A Farewell To Kings” album. Wolfmother will join them on that leg, with the dates to run as follows:

05/26 Irving, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory (tickets)
05/27 Houston, TX – Revention Music Center (tickets)
05/29 Austin, TX – ACL Live at the Moody Theater (tickets)
05/30 New Orleans, LA – Saenger Theater (tickets)
06/01 Asheville, NC – Arena (tickets)
06/03 Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live Orlando (tickets)
06/05 Atlanta, GA – Coca-Cola Roxy (tickets)
06/06 Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre (tickets)
06/07 Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheater (tickets)
06/09 Cincinnati, OH – PNC Pavilion (tickets)
06/10 Columbus, OH – Express Live! – Outdoor (tickets)
06/12 Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo Arts And Music Festival (tickets)
06/15 Richmond, VA – Virginia Credit Union LIVE!
06/16 Baltimore, MD – MECU Pavilion (tickets)
06/17 New York, NY – Beacon Theatre (tickets)
06/19 Philadelphia, PA – The Met Philadelphia (tickets)
06/20 Asbury Park, NJ – The Stone Pony Summer Stage (tickets)
06/21 Essex Junction, VT – Midway Lawn at Champlain Valley Exposition (tickets)
06/23 Boston, MA – Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion (tickets)
06/24 Wallingford, CT – Toyota Oakdale Theatre (tickets)
06/26 Sterling Heights, MI – Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill (tickets)
06/27 Cleveland, OH – Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica (tickets)
06/28 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE – Outdoor (tickets)
06/30 Toronto, ON – RBC Echo Beach (tickets)

The Sword previously went on hiatus back in September of 2018 with these two tours their first signs of activity since. may receive a commission from tickets purchased through the links in the above post.

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