Tour Dates: Paul Simon Adds Club Shows to Spring Tour

Paul Simon recently announced a spring tour across the country and quickly sold-out many of the dates on the tour, so today the news broke that he’s also added some club shows in the sold-out geographies for the fans that might not have tickets yet. This means that SF fans now get a chance to see Simon at the famed Fillmore with shows also added in Seattle, LA, Chicago, Toronto, D.C. and Boston. Via the press release:

“I’m going to play 3,000 seat theaters and also clubs,” he tells Rolling Stone. “I want to play several songs from the new album and music from my repertoire that I either haven’t played in concert or have played very seldom. I want to let the band be freer. I’m actually really looking forward to this tour. I’ll play a few songs by other people, maybe a couple of Simon and Garfunkel songs. And then late in the evening, who knows, I might pick up my acoustic guitar and sing whatever comes into my mind. That’s the fun of clubs, it’s looser. I can come at it all from a place that’s fresh.”

Sweet.

Paul Simon 2011 Tour Dates

4/15/11 Seattle, WA WAMU Theater
4/17/11 Seattle, WA Showbox at The Market
4/19/11 Los Angeles, CA Music Box
4/20/11 Los Angeles, CA Pantages Theatre-SOLD OUT
4/21/11 Los Angeles, CA Pantages Theatre-SOLD OUT
4/23/11 Temecula, CA Pechanga Resort & Casino Theatre
4/25/11 San Francisco, CA Davies Symphony Hall- SOLD OUT
4/26/11 Oakland, CA Fox Theatre – SOLD OUT
4/27/11 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore
5/2/11 Minneapolis, MN Minneapolis Convention Center Auditorium
5/6/11 Toronto, ON Massey Hall – SOLD OUT
5/7/11 Toronto, ON Sound Academy
5/10/11 New York, NY The Beacon Theatre- SOLD OUT
5/11/11 New York, NY The Beacon Theatre- SOLD OUT
5/16/11 Chicago, IL The Vic Theatre
5/17/11 Chicago, IL Chicago Theatre -SOLD OUT
5/19/11 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium- SOLD OUT
5/22/11 Gulf Shores, AL Hangout Festival
5/25/11 Washington DC DAR Constitution Hall- SOLD OUT
5/27/11 Washington DC 9:30 Club
5/28/11 Atlantic City, NJ The Borgata
5/29/11 Mashantucket, CT MGM Grand Theatre @ Foxwoods
6/1/11 Boston, MA Wang Theatre-SOLD OUT
6/2/11 Boston, MA House of Blues

Here’s a slightly unrelated video of David Byrne doing the Paul Simon classic, “I Know What I Know.”

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