Gigs in Austria, Hungary and Slovenia confirmed

Three more gigs for the upcoming European tour this autumn have been confirmed.

13.11.2008 – Gasometer, Vienna (A)
14.11.2008 – Petõfi Hall, Budapest (H)
15.11.2008 – Stuck, Maribor (SLO)

Complete list of confirmed dates so far:

05.11.2008 – Elysée Montmartre, Paris (F)
07.11.2008 – Razzmatazz 1, Barcelona (E)
08.11.2008 – La Riviera, Madrid (E)
09.11.2008 – Rock Star Live, Bilbao (E)
10.11.2008 – Bikini, Toulouse (F)
13.11.2008 – Gasometer, Vienna (A)
14.11.2008 – Petõfi Hall, Budapest (H)
15.11.2008 – Stuck, Maribor (SLO)
16.11.2008 – Backstage, Munich (D)
18.11.2008 – Z7, Pratteln (CH)
19.11.2008 – Garage, Saarbrücken (D)
22.11.2008 – Turbinenhalle, Oberhausen (D)

Note: More shows of this tour will be announced here as soon as they are confirmed.

US tour – Chicago show added

Another show for the USA tour has been confirmed. Sonata Arctica (supporting Nightwish) will play at House of Blues in Chicago on September 6th. Presale tickets for this show are now available at www.enterthevault.com. Regular tickets will go on sale on June 21st.

See the complete list of all shows below. All shows confirmed now.

28.08.2008 Jaxx, Springfield (VA) – (Headline show)
29.08.2008 The Trocadero, Philadelphia (PA)
30.08.2008 The Palladium, Worcester (MA)
31.08.2008 The Chance, Poughkeepsie (NY) – (Headline show)
04.09.2008 Agora Theater, Cleveland (OH)
05.09.2008 Harpo’s Concert Theatre, Detroit (MI)
06.09.2008 House of Blues, Chicago (IL)
07.09.2008 Station 4, St. Paul (MN) – (Headline show)
09.09.2008 Showbox SoDo, Seattle (WA)
10.09.2008 Roseland Theatre, Portland (OR)
11.09.2008 Big Easy, Boise (ID) – (Headline show)
12.09.2008 The Fillmore, San Francisco (CA)
13.09.2008 The Wiltern, Los Angeles (CA)
14.09.2008 Marquee Theatre, Phoenix (AZ)
16.09.2008 Palladium Ballroom, Dallas (TX)
17.09.2008 La Zona Rosa, Austin (TX)
19.09.2008 Meridian, Houston (TX)
20.09.2008 House of Blues, New Orleans (LA)
21.09.2008 Jannus Landing, St. Petersburg (FL)
23.09.2008 Valarium, Knoxville (TN)
24.09.2008 Tremont Music Hall, Charlotte (NC)
25.09.2008 Uncle Pleasant’s, Louisville (KY) – (Headline show)
26.09.2008 Rams Head Live, Baltimore (MD)
27.09.2008 Nokia Theatre, New York City (NY)
28.09.2008 Penny Arcade, Rochester (NY) – (Headline show)

European tour 2008 (with Pagan’s Mind/Vanishing Point)

Sonata Arctica will do another headlining tour in Europe this autumn together with Pagan’s Mind (Norway) as the main support act and Vanishing Point (Australia) as the opening support act.

The first confirmed dates of the tour can be found below:

05.11.2008 – Elysée Montmartre, Paris (F)
07.11.2008 – Razzmatazz 1, Barcelona (E)
08.11.2008 – La Riviera, Madrid (E)
09.11.2008 – Rock Star Live, Bilbao (E)
10.11.2008 – Bikini, Toulouse (F)
16.11.2008 – Backstage, Munich (D)
18.11.2008 – Z7, Pratteln (CH)
19.11.2008 – Garage, Saarbrücken (D)
22.11.2008 – Turbinenhalle, Oberhausen (D)

Note: More shows of this tour will be announced here as soon as they are confirmed.

2 shows in Canada confirmed

In addition to the already announced US dates, two shows in Canada have been confirmed. Sonata Arctica (supporting Nightwish) will play at Metropolis in Montreal on September 1st and at The Docks in Toronto on September 2nd. Presale tickets for these two shows are now available at www.enterthevault.com. Regular tickets go on sale on June 10th.

See the complete list of all confirmed shows below. More dates for this tour will be announced later.

28.08.2008 Jaxx, Springfield (VA) – (Headline show)
29.08.2008 The Trocadero, Philadelphia (PA)
30.08.2008 The Palladium, Worcester (MA)
31.08.2008 The Chance, Poughkeepsie (NY) – (Headline show)
01.09.2008 Metropolis, Montreal (QC)
02.09.2008 The Docks, Toronto (ON)
04.09.2008 Agora Theater, Cleveland (OH)
05.09.2008 Harpo’s Concert Theatre, Detroit (MI)
07.09.2008 Station 4, St. Paul (MN) – (Headline show)
09.09.2008 Showbox SoDo, Seattle (WA)
10.09.2008 Roseland Theatre, Portland (OR)
11.09.2008 Big Easy, Boise (ID) – (Headline show)
12.09.2008 The Fillmore, San Francisco (CA)
13.09.2008 The Wiltern, Los Angeles (CA)
14.09.2008 Marquee Theatre, Phoenix (AZ)
16.09.2008 Palladium Ballroom, Dallas (TX)
17.09.2008 La Zona Rosa, Austin (TX)
19.09.2008 Meridian, Houston (TX)
20.09.2008 House of Blues, New Orleans (LA)
21.09.2008 Jannus Landing, St. Petersburg (FL)
23.09.2008 Valarium, Knoxville (TN)
24.09.2008 Tremont Music Hall, Charlotte (NC)
25.09.2008 Uncle Pleasant’s, Louisville (KY) – (Headline show)
26.09.2008 Rams Head Live, Baltimore (MD)
27.09.2008 Nokia Theatre, New York City (NY)
28.09.2008 Penny Arcade, Rochester (NY) – (Headline show)

New York show confirmed

Another show for the USA tour has been confirmed. Sonata Arctica (supporting Nightwish) will play at Nokia Theatre in New York on September 27th. See the complete list of all confirmed shows below. More dates for this tour will be announced later.

28.08.2008 Jaxx, Springfield (VA) – (Headline show)
29.08.2008 The Trocadero, Philadelphia (PA)
30.08.2008 The Palladium, Worcester (MA)
31.08.2008 The Chance, Poughkeepsie (NY) – (Headline show)
04.09.2008 Agora Theater, Cleveland (OH)
05.09.2008 Harpo’s Concert Theatre, Detroit (MI)
07.09.2008 Station 4, St. Paul (MN) – (Headline show)
09.09.2008 Showbox SoDo, Seattle (WA)
10.09.2008 Roseland Theatre, Portland (OR)
11.09.2008 Big Easy, Boise (ID) – (Headline show)
12.09.2008 The Fillmore, San Francisco (CA)
13.09.2008 The Wiltern, Los Angeles (CA)
14.09.2008 Marquee Theatre, Phoenix (AZ)
16.09.2008 Palladium Ballroom, Dallas (TX)
17.09.2008 La Zona Rosa, Austin (TX)
19.09.2008 Meridian, Houston (TX)
20.09.2008 House of Blues, New Orleans (LA)
21.09.2008 Jannus Landing, St. Petersburg (FL)
23.09.2008 Valarium, Knoxville (TN)
24.09.2008 Tremont Music Hall, Charlotte (NC)
25.09.2008 Uncle Pleasant’s, Louisville (KY) – (Headline show)
26.09.2008 Rams Head Live, Baltimore (MD)
27.09.2008 Nokia Theatre, New York City (NY)
28.09.2008 Penny Arcade, Rochester (NY) – (Headline show)

New USA tour dates / headline shows

More dates for the upcoming Nightwish/Sonata Arctica USA tour have been confirmed, all of these being Sonata Arctica headline shows without Nightwish. See the list of the confirmed shows below, new additions marked bold.

Internet presale tickets for the new shows are available at http://www.enterthevault.com. Regular tickets will be on sale from May 28th on.

28.08.2008 Jaxx, Springfield (VA) – (Headline show)
29.08.2008 The Trocadero, Philadelphia (PA)
30.08.2008 The Palladium, Worcester (MA)
31.08.2008 The Chance, Poughkeepsie (NY) – (Headline show)
04.09.2008 Agora Theater, Cleveland (OH)
05.09.2008 Harpo’s Concert Theatre, Detroit (MI)
07.09.2008 Station 4, St. Paul (MN) – (Headline show)
09.09.2008 Showbox SoDo, Seattle (WA)
10.09.2008 Roseland Theatre, Portland (OR)
11.09.2008 Big Easy, Boise (ID) – (Headline show)
12.09.2008 The Fillmore, San Francisco (CA)
13.09.2008 The Wiltern, Los Angeles (CA)
14.09.2008 Marquee Theatre, Phoenix (AZ)
16.09.2008 Palladium Ballroom, Dallas (TX)
17.09.2008 La Zona Rosa, Austin (TX)
19.09.2008 Meridian, Houston (TX)
20.09.2008 House of Blues, New Orleans (LA)
21.09.2008 Jannus Landing, St. Petersburg (FL)
23.09.2008 Valarium, Knoxville (TN)
24.09.2008 Tremont Music Hall, Charlotte (NC)
25.09.2008 Uncle Pleasant’s, Louisville (KY) – (Headline show)
26.09.2008 Rams Head Live, Baltimore (MD)
28.09.2008 Penny Arcade, Rochester (NY) – (Headline show)
More dates for this tour will be announced later.