For the first time in five years, Dashboard Confessional frontman Chris Carrabba will embark on a solo tour. The 32-date jaunt, the Vagrant artist across the U.S. and into Canada. Augustana and John Ralston have been tapped as openers.
For the first time in five years, Dashboard Confessional frontman Chris Carrabba will embark on a solo tour. The 32-date jaunt, which begins Sept. 14 in Rochester, Mich., will take the Vagrant artist across the U.S. and into Canada before wrapping up in mid-November in New York. Epic rock quintet Augustana and labelmate John Ralston have been tapped as openers. While on the road, Carrabba plans to preview new material he’s been recording for an upcoming album. The tour comes on the heels of Dashboard’s June 2006 album, “Dusk and Summer,” which bowed at No. 2 on The Billboard 200. Right before heading out on his solo tour, Carrabba and Dashboard will headline the Jamboree Music Festival on Sept. 8 in Lehi, Utah. Here are Chris Carrabba’s solo tour dates: Sept. 14: Rochester, Mich. (O’Rena Athletic Complex)Sept. 28: Baltimore (Rams Head Live!)Sept. 29: Norfolk, Va. (Norva)Sept. 30: Raleigh, N.C. (Meymanid Concert Hall)Oct. 2: Atlanta (Center Stage)Oct. 3: Nashville (Ryman Auditorium)Oct. 5: Orlando, Fla. (House of Blues)Oct. 8: Austin, Texas (La Zona Rosa)Oct. 9: Houston (Warehouse Live)Oct. 10: Dallas (Palladium)Oct. 12: Las Vegas (House of Blues)Oct. 13: Tempe, Ariz. (Marquee Theatre)Oct. 14: San Diego, Calif. (SOMA)Oct. 16-17: Los Angeles (Orpheum Theatre)Oct. 19: San Francisco (Warfield)Oct. 20: Portland, Ore. (Wonder Ballroom)Oct. 25: Denver (Ogden Theatre)Oct. 26: Kansas City, Mo. (Uptown Theater)Oct. 29-30: Chicago (House of Blues)Nov. 1: Toronto (Kool Haus)Nov. 2: Pontiac, Mich. (Clutch Cargo’s)Nov. 3: Columbus, Ohio (Newport Music Hall)Nov. 5-6: New York (Webster Hall)Nov. 8-9: Worcester, Mass. (Palladium)Nov. 10: Atlantic City, N.J. (House of Blues)Nov. 12-13: Philadelphia (Electric Factory)Nov. 14: New York (Blender Theater at Gramercy)