John Lydon (Sex Pistols, Public Image Ltd) and Public Image Ltd are scheduled to tour North America this Spring. Currently, the tour officially starts in San Francisco, California, USA on April 17th. However, PiL will be in Indio, CA on the 16th for a special performance at the opening of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. The festival performance will be the band's first show in the United States in 18 years.
See the full press release here at the Public Image Ltd web site. Meanwhile, here's the announcement from John Lydon's (a.k.a. Johnny Rotten) site:
We are pleased to announce that PiL will begin a North American tour – their first in 18 years – at San Francisco, Regency Center, Grand Ballroom on Saturday April 17th 2010. The day following their appearance at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival.
Read the full press release at PiLOfficial.Com, and see our shows page for more info and links etc.
Tickets for the San Francisco show go on sale this Sunday, February, 28th via Ticketmaster.com. The other dates will go on sale the following weekend (March 5/6).
DATE CITY VENUE
Fri 4/16 Indio, CA Empire Polo Field/Coachella
Sat 4/17 San Francisco, CA Grand Ballroom @ Regency Center
Tue 4/20 Seattle, WA Showbox at The Market
Wed 4/21 Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom
Fri 4/23 Salt Lake City, UT The Depot
Sat 4/24 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre
Mon 4/26 Kansas City, MO Midland Theatre
Sun 5/2 Chicago, IL House of Blues
Tue 5/4 Boston, MA Royale Boston
Wed 5/5 Boston, MA Royale Boston
Fri 5/7 Toronto, ON Kool Haus
Sat 5/8 Montreal, QC Theatre L’Olympia de Montreal
Tue 5/11 Baltimore, MD Rams Head Live!
Wed 5/12 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
Fri 5/14 Pittsburgh, PA Club Zoo
Sat 5/15 Atlantic City, NJ The Borgata Music Box
Tue 5/18 New York, NY Terminal 5
For further information, see: www.pilofficial.com