The Stooges announce tour dates

    As previously reported, March 20 will see the release of the Stooges’ first album in thirty-three years; The Weirdness. Now we can tell you that the legendary group will be playing a few shows in support of the album. A small handful of North American dates, including a stop atSXSW, will be bookended by a couple of European festival appearances. Dates are as follows:
    03-08 Crans-Montana, Switzerland – Caprices Festival
    03-17 Austin, TX – SXSW
    04-07 Boston, MA – Orpheum
    04-09 New York, NY – United Palace
    04-13 Detroit, MI – Fox Theatre
    04-17 Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium
    04-19 San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
    04-27 Seattle, WA – WaMu Theater at Qwest Field Events
    07-21 Tromsø, Norway – Bukta – Tromsø Open Air Festival
    Also, in case you missed it, the album’s first single, “My Idea of Fun,” is streaming on the band’s MySpace page.