Long-running Swedish power metal act Evergrey are coming back to the US once more for a quick tour of the East Coast, starting in Chicago and ending in Atlanta for ProgPower USA. This tour reached all over the world, because Australia’s Voyager are second-billed on the lineup, while we have Canada’s Borealis and Texas natives Oceans of Slumber to round out the roster.
Hit the jump for typed up tour dates.
Aug 26 – Chicago, IL – Reggies
Aug 27 – Cleveland, OH – Agora
Aug 28 – Detroit, MI – Token Lounge
Aug 29 – Toronto, ON – Opera House
Aug 30 – Montreal, QC – Cafe Campus
Sep 1 – Quebec City, QC – Le Cercle
Sep 3 – New York, NY – The Marlin Room @ Webster Hall
Sep 4 – Pittsburgh, PA – Mr. Smalls
Sep 5 – Baltimore, MD – Soundstage
Sep 6 – Springfield, VA – Empire
Sep 8 – Charlotte, NC – The Casbah
Sep 9 – Atlanta, GA – Midweek Mayhem @ ProgPower USA (The Loft) **
**Evergrey and Voyager Only**
If you’re not familiar with the top-billed bands, make sure to check them out below.
Swedish metal act Evergrey have confirmed a North American headlining tour this coming Summer in support of its latest release, “Hymns for the Broken.” The tour kicks off in Chicago on August 26th and runs through September 9th, where they will be performing at the renowned ProgPower USA festival’s opening night, Midweek Mayhem.
“North American fans, I hope you are READY for this! It has been a while since we’ve been here and Evergrey is stronger than ever. I hope to see everyone on the road. You won’t want to miss it,” says Evergrey vocalist Tom Englund. A full list of tour dates can be seen below.
Supporting Evergrey are Australian progressive sensation Voyager. Hailed as one of the most original and daring groups on the planet, the bands sets its sight on the North American market, returning for their first tour since 2012. Their latest album V received critical acclaim from international press, and has since seen them tour with the likes of Dead Letter Circus, support Protest The Hero and headline Progpower Europe and Euroblast Festival. The band recently signed with AMF music alongside industry heavyweights Devin Townsend, Opeth, The Defiled and more.
And don’t fret—I’ll be covering this tour personally on the first stop in Chicago!