TO JOIN LADY GAGA ON ADDITIONAL 2011 MONSTER BALL TOUR DATES
Band Announces Series Of Headlining Tour Shows
Scissor Sisters will join Lady Gaga on seven additional dates on the early 2011 run of her Monster Ball World Tour. The band will open on a total of 24 dates, beginning with the February 19th show at Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ and including shows at New York City's Madison Square Garden Arena (February 21st & 22nd), Los Angeles' Staples Center (March 28th) and Honda Center in Anaheim (March 31st). While on the road with Lady Gaga, Scissor Sisters will also play a series of headlining dates. See below for a complete itinerary.
The band's recent North American headlining jaunt elicited stellar reviews. "The smiles, showmanship, disco-era revivalism and finely calibrated ironies are the essence of Scissor Sisters, a New York City band that keeps people dancing to its in-jokes," said The New York Times' Jon Pareles, reviewing one of two sold-out shows at New York City's Terminal 5. "Exuberant, booty-shaking stuff all the way...Under the gurgling, hedonistic dance-rock pulse, there are some arch observations, cautionary tales on living the nightlife. But that doesn't get in the way of living that life for a night," observed the Boston Herald. The New York Post praised the band's "powerhouse set," while The Huffington Post marveled: "For the next 100 minutes, we were treated to a nonstop sensual assault."
Night Work, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Independent Albums Chart and inside the Top 20 of The Billboard 200, is Scissor Sisters' highest charting album to date.The New York Times hailed it as "dirty fun" and Entertainment Weekly awarded it an A-. "Three albums in, the Sisters are as gleefully hedonistic as ever," said Rolling Stone while Q gave Night Work four stars in a two-page lead review, noting: "they translate anxiety into dancefloor electricity."
The album follows Ta-Dah, which bowed at No. 1 on the UK album chart in 2006, and the band's self-titled 2004 debut, which earned Scissor Sisters three BRIT awards. Scissor Sisters - comprising Jake Shears (vocals), Ana Matronic (vocals), Babydaddy (guitar/bass/keyboards) and Del Marquis (guitar) - have sold over seven million albums worldwide.
SCISSOR SISTERS NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES
All dates are supporting Lady Gaga EXCEPT those with an *.
Dates with an * are Scissor Sisters headlining dates.
*2/18 Montclair, NJWellmont Theatre11/19, 12:00 PM
2/19 Atlantic City, NJAtlantic City Boardwalk Hallon sale now
2/21 New York, NYMadison Square Garden Arenaon sale now
2/22 New York, NYMadison Square Garden Arenaon sale now
2/24 Washington, DCVerizon Centeron sale now
2/26 Pittsburgh, PAConsol Energy Centeron sale now
*2/27 Royal Oak, MIRoyal Oak Music11/19, 5:00 PM
2/28 Chicago, ILUnited Centeron sale now
3/1 Grand Rapids, MIVan Andel Arenaon sale now
3/3 Toronto, ONAir Canada Centreon sale now
3/4 Buffalo, NYHSBC Arenaon sale now
3/6 Ottawa, ONScotiabank Placeon sale now
*3/7 Washington, DC9:30 Club11/19, 10:00 AM
3/8 Boston, MATD Banknorth Gardenon sale now
3/10 Columbus, OHSchottenstein Centeron sale now
*3/11 Columbia, MOBlue Note11/19, 12:00 PM
3/12 Louisville, KYKFC Yum! Centeron sale now
3/14 Dallas, TXAmerican Airlines Centeron sale now
3/15 San Antonio, TXAT&T Centeron sale now
*3/16 Tulsa, OKCain's Ballroom11/19
3/17 Omaha, NEQwest Center Omahaon sale now
3/19 Salt Lake City, UTEnergy Solutions Arenaon sale now
*3/20 Denver, COOgden Theatre11/20, 10:00 AM
3/22 Oakland, CAOracle Arenaon sale now
3/23 Sacramento, CAARCO Arenaon sale now
3/25 Las Vegas, NVMGM Grand Garden Arenaon sale now
3/26 Phoenix, AZUS Airways Centeron sale now
3/28 Los Angeles, CAStaples Centeron sale now
3/29 San Diego, CAViejas Arena/San Diego State Univ.on sale now
3/31 Anaheim, CAHonda Centeron sale now
*4/3 Austin, TXStubbs Bar-B-Q11/19, 10:00 AM
*4/4 Houston, TXWarehouse Live11/19, 12:00 PM
*4/5 New Orleans, LAHouse of Blues11/20, 10:00 AM
*4/7 Orlando, FLHard Rock Live11/19, 10:00 AM
*4/8 Atlanta, GAThe Tabernacle11/19, 10:00 AM