Gary Numan: North American Dates


To celebrate the recent re-issue and 30th anniversary of his classic album The Pleasure Principle, Gary Numan has announced he will come to North America this fall on tour. On The Pleasure Principle 2010 Tour, the modern music icon will perform in its entirety the album that climbed into the Top 20 on the U.S. charts 30 years ago propelled by his unforgettable Top 10 single "Cars." The shows will feature material spanning across Numan's career, including tracks from his forthcoming album Splinter which he's currently working on in the U.K.

Numan last toured America in 2006 in support of his Jagged album and was set to appear at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival this past April, but had to cancel due to the volcanic eruptions in Iceland blocking air traffic.

The Pleasure Principle made Gary Numan a huge international solo star upon its release in 1979. Given the soft rock and disco-dominated music scene in America at the end of the decade, the disc pioneered electronic pop music on a new, worldwide scale built around icy synthesizers without guitars or conventional song structures (“Cars” doesn't even have a chorus). The disc’s impact was crystallized in the U.S. when NUMAN performed “Cars” and “Praying To The Aliens” an audience of 40 million people on Saturday Night Live. The music from The Pleasure Principle gave birth to new musical movements in the States over the next decade, including hip-hop, industrial and techno.

Gary Numan - 2010 Tour Dates:
Sun 10/17 Orlando, FL The Firestone
Mon 10/18 Atlanta, GA Masquerade
Wed 10/20 Washington, DC Black Cat
Thu 10/21 Philadelphia, PA Trocadero w/ Emilie Autumn
Fri 10/22 Boston, MA Paradise
Sat 10/23 New York, NY Nokia Theatre w/Emilie Autumn
Sun 10/24 Toronto, ON Opera House
Mon 10/25 Detroit, MI Majestic Theater
Tue 10/26 Chicago, IL Metro
Thu 10/28 Denver, CO Gothic Theatre
Sun 10/31 Seattle, WA Neumos
Mon 11/1 Portland, OR Roseland Theatre
Tue 11/2 San Francisco, CA Fillmore
Wed 11/3 Los Angeles, CA El Rey
Thu 11/4 Los Angeles, CA El Rey

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[Published on: 7/2/10]

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