DREAM THEATER Announce North American Dates

DREAM THEATER has announced their first North American tour of 2016, which will see the pioneering group performing a historic set in immersive and interactive settings for a unique and unparalleled live experience.

Set to kick off April 14 at Quebec City’s Theatre Du Capitole, the spring trek will see the prog virtuosos delivering a one-of-a-kind show in which they will perform their forthcoming double concept album, “The Astonishing”, live in its entirety. The momentous tour will continue through May with the band making stops at prestigious theaters throughout North America including New York’s Radio City Music Hall, Los Angeles’s The Wiltern, and Boston’s Orpheum Theatre, with additional dates to be announced.

Pre-sale for the North American dates is set to begin on Friday, December 18 with general on sale starting Tuesday, December 22.

The dates are as follows:

Apr. 14 – Quebec City, QC – Theatre du Capitole
Apr. 15 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
Apr. 16 – Toronto, ON – Sony Centre
Apr. 18 – Albany, NY – Palace Theatre
Apr. 19 – Boston, MA – Orpheum Theatre
Apr. 20 – Hartford, CT – Oakdale Theatre
Apr. 23 – New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall
Apr. 24 – Baltimore, MD – Hippodrome Theatre
Apr. 26 – Greensburg, PA – Palace Theater
Apr. 27 – Cincinnati, OH – Taft Theatre
Apr. 30 – Chicago, IL – Chicago Theater
May 01 – Minneapolis, MN – State Theater
May 03 – Denver, CO – Paramount Theatre
May 07 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
May 10 – Portland, OR – Schnitzer
May 11 – Seattle, WA – Paramount Theater

“The Astonishing” will be released on January 29, 2016 via Roadrunner. The band has launched a mini-site for the CD, a full-blown rock-opera concept album focusing on various “characters” and spread over two “acts.”