311 Loads 'Evolver' for Tour

By | June 20, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Modern rock quintet 311 will embark next month on its 41-date summer Unity tour. The outing comes in support of the group’s seventh studio album, “Evolver,” due July 22 from Volcano Records.

The outing is set to kick off July 15 in Bakersfield, Calif., and criss-cross the country before closing Sept. 6 in San Diego.

Opening acts on the tour include Something Corporate, G. Love & Special Sauce, O.A.R. and DJ P. Something Corporate will accompany 311 from the start, through an Aug. 29 date in Denver. G. Love & Special Sauce will join for shows on July 29, July 31, Aug. 1-2 and Aug. 10, before hopping on for good Aug. 13 through the tour’s Sept. 5 close. O.A.R. will play dates July 25, July 30, and Aug. 4-11; and DJ P will appear July 29-Sept. 5.

“Evolver” is the band’s first album since 2001’s “From Chaos,” which debuted at No. 10 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 583,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. The group recently completed work on the album at its Hive Studios in Los Angeles with producer Ron St. Germain.

Here Are 311’S Summer Tour Dates:

  • July 15 – Bakersfield, Calif. – The Dome
  • July 17 – Fresno, Calif. – Rainbow Ballroom
  • July 18 – Costa Mesa, Calif. – Orange County Fair
  • July 19 – Mesa, Ariz. – Mesa Amphitheater
  • July 21 – Oklahoma City – Bricktown
  • July 22 – Des Moines, Iowa – Flags Event Center
  • July 24 – Columbus, Ohio – PromoWest Pavilion
  • July 25 – Indianapolis – Verizon Wireless – news – web sites
  • July 26 – Pittsburgh – Rolling Rock Town Fair IV, Heinz Field
  • July 28 – Louisville, Ky. – Palace Theater
  • July 29 – Milwaukee – Summerfest Grounds
  • July 30 – Grand Rapids, Mich. – Deltaplex
  • July 31 – Detroit – Meadowbrook
  • Aug. 1 – Cleveland – Tower City Amphitheater
  • Aug. 2 – Chicago – UIC Pavilion
  • Aug. 4 – Omaha, Neb. – Westfair
  • Aug. 5 – Minneapolis – Target Center
  • Aug. 7 – Kansas City, Mo. – City Market
  • Aug. 8 – St. Louis – Riverport
  • Aug. 9 – Cincinnati – Riverbend
  • Aug. 10 – Philadelphia – Penns Landing
  • Aug. 11 – Gilford, N.H. – Meadowbrook
  • Aug. 13 – Boston – Fleet Boston Pavilion
  • Aug. 15 – Waterloo, N.J. – Waterloo Village
  • Aug. 16 – Columbia, Md. – Meriweather Post
  • Aug. 17 – Virginia Beach, Va. – Virginia Beach Amphitheater
  • Aug. 18-19 – New York – Hammerstein Ballroom
  • Aug. 21 – Myrtle Beach, S.C. – House of Blues
  • Aug. 22 – Atlanta – Hi-Fi Buys Amphitheater
  • Aug. 23 – New Orleans – Lakefront Arena
  • Aug. 24 – Houston – 610 Arena
  • Aug. 26 – Austin, Texas – Backyard
  • Aug. 27 – Grand Prairie, Texas – Next Stage
  • Aug. 29 – Denver – Fiddlers Green
  • Aug. 30 – Salt Lake City – Usana Amphitheater
  • Sept. 1 – San Francisco – TBA
  • Sept. 3 – Los Angeles – TBA
  • Sept. 5 – Santa Barbara, Calif. – County Bowl
  • Sept. 6 – San Diego – Gas Lamp Downtown District

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