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AUSTIN CITY LIMITS FESTIVAL APPEARANCE CONFIRMED
OMAR RODRIGUEZ LOPEZ ON ROLLING STONE GREATEST GUITARISTS COVER
Upon completion of their current trek through Japan, Australia, New Zealand, the U.K. and Europe, The Mars Volta will return to the U.S. for a run of headline dates beginning September 12 in Columbus and capped off by an appearance at the Austin City Limits festival.
The tour opener will be a make-up performance of the band’s twice-canceled previous engagement in Columbus. “Vamos de veras!”
In other news from planet Volta, the band’s own Omar Rodriguez-Lopez shares the current cover of Rolling Stone with guitar legends Jimmy Page, Eddie Van Halen and B.B. King. The magazine’s 100 Greatest Guitar Songs special issue features an in-depth Q&A with Omar, as well as The Mars Volta track “Drunkship of Lanterns” placing in the top 100.
Confirmed dates are as follows:
09/12/08 Fri Lifestyle Communities Pavilion Columbus, OH
09/14/08 Sun Orpheum Theater Boston, MA
09/17/08 Wed Hammerstein Ballroom New York, NY
09/20/08 Sat Electric Factory Philadelphia, PA
09/23/08 Tue Asheville Civic Center Asheville, NC
09/24/08 Wed The Tabernacle Atlanta, GA
09/26/08 Fri Zilker Park Austin, TX M
Complete international dates available here…