Creed Book Additional 2012 Spring Tour Dates

2012-01-08

Story by Cat Badra

Creed take ‘My Own Prison’ and ‘Human Clay’ albums on the road

Post-grunge linchpins Creed commemorate 15 years of their debut album, “My Own Prison,” in 2012, and it’s a landmark that Scott Stapp and the men plan to celebrate. In honor of the milestone, the band have booked a short North American tour in April and May, which will have the band playing “My Own Prison” and the follow-up album, “Human Clay,” in their entirety during intimate showings around the country.

“My Own Prison” went 6X platinum while “Human Clay” was certified 11X platinum and, eventually, diamond, by the RIAA, so celebrating is certainly in order. The run begins with back-to-back performances at the Chicago Theatre on April 13 and 14 and continues through May 21 and 22 in Kansas City, Mo. Find tour dates, below.

Most of the shows on the itinerary take place at cozy theaters, and while that’s different from the arena-sized aesthetic upon which Creed built their name, it’s a change the guys enjoy. Chatting with Audio Ink Radio, Creed and Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti explained that he likes switching up the size and type of venues the band plays. Different venues have their own unique benefits. “I like a good mix of them. It’s good to play the huge arena and big outdoors festivals, but it’s also pretty intense to do small club and have a crowd right up in your face,” he said. “So, it’s just good to mix it up.” (Courtesy photo via Wind-Up Records.)

Creed 2012 Tour Dates:

04/13 — Chicago, Ill. — Chicago Theatre
04/14 — Chicago, Ill. — Chicago Theatre
04/16 — Philadelphia, Pa. — Tower Theatre
04/17 — Philadelphia, Pa. — Tower Theatre
04/19 — New York, N.Y. — Beacon Theatre
04/20 — New York, N.Y. — Beacon Theatre
04/21 — Uncasville, Conn. — Mohegan Sun
04/24 — Washington, D.C. — Warner Theatre
04/27 — Boston, Mass. — Orpheum Theatre
04/30 — Houston, Texas — Verizon Wireless Theatre
05/01 — Houston, Texas — Verizon Wireless Theatre
05/09 — Phoenix, Ariz. — Comerica Theatre
05/11 — Las Vegas, Nev. — The Pearl
05/15 — Los Angeles, Calif. — Wiltern Theatre
05/19 — Denver, Colo. — Paramount
05/21 — Kansas City, Mo. — Midland Theatre
05/22 — Kansas City, Mo. — Midland Theatre

 




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