Incubus announces tour plans. Tour to be sponsored by AT&T Wireless and ARTISTdirect. 

8-01-01 antiGUY

Official Press Release from Sony Music: 

AT&T Wireless and ARTISTdirect join forces with Incubus promotion

With Morning View, the anxiously awaited follow-up to the now double-platinum Make Yourself, slated for release on October 23, Incubus have announced plans to begin their first headlining tour in over two years.  The concert tour will kick-off on Friday, September 14th in Gilford, NH and will follow on the heels of Incubus� sold-out tour of Europe this summer as well as a number of sold-out dates in Australia and New Zealand that are set in August.   

Morning View, Incubus� third full-length release on Epic/Immortal, was aptly named for the Malibu house, where, for six-months the five bandmates became roommates to write and record this new album.  To polish the effort, the band once again enlisted the production skills of Scott Litt who had worked previously with the band on Make Yourself.  The Calabasas, CA-bred band has also earned over 650,000 sales combined on their four previous releases, the Enjoy Incubus EP (released Jan 1997), the full-length S.C.I.E.N.C.E. (Sept 1997), the re-issued Fungus Amongus (released Nov 2000) and the EP When Incubus Attacks, Vol. 1 (released Aug 2000). 

�Wish You Were Here�, the first single and video to be released from Morning View, once again pairs the band with video director Phil Harder, who directed both the �Stellar� and �Drive� clips.  It was announced last week that �Drive� is nominated for Best Group Video at this year�s MTV Awards�the first such nomination for the band. 

ARTISTdirect and AT&T Wireless are excited to offer fans an exclusive opportunity to get up close and personal with Incubus in 30 of the tour�s 43 cities.  Fans can get a �VIP aXess Pack,� which consists of two tickets to any of the 30 featured concerts on the tour (travel not included), two VIP passes and an invitation to the band�s �meet and greet� by purchasing a wireless phone and activating on a qualified AT&T Wireless service plan online.

The promotion also includes a contest, offering fans the chance to be treated like a real �VIP,� including two premiere tickets to the final Incubus show, plane tickets to Los Angeles, hotel accommodations, limo service and an escorted tour backstage along with a private �meet and greet� with the band. 

�This is our first headline tour in more than two years,� said guitarist Mike Einziger, �and we wanted to do it right. That means delivering a great show for our fans at a reasonable ticket price.  That�s very important to us, and this association with AT&T Wireless M3 makes it possible.�  The top ticket price for the tour will be $25.00. 

Incubus is Brandon Boyd (vocals/percussion), Mike Einziger (guitar), Dirk Lance (bass), José Pasillas (drums), and Chris Kilmore (turntables). 

Incubus tour Dates Fri     9/14/01 Gilford        NH       Meadowbrook Amp
Sat     9/15/01 New York       NY       Hammerstein Ballroom
Tue     9/18/01 Boston         MA       Avalon Ballroom
Fri     9/21/01 Philadelphia   PA       Electric Factory
Mon     9/24/01 Norfolk        VA       Boathouse
Tue     9/25/01 Raleigh        NC       The Ritz
Wed     9/26/01 Myrtle Beach   SC       House of Blues
Fri     9/28/01 Columbia       SC       WARQ Fallout Show
Sat     9/29/01 Huntsville     AL       Big Jam
Sun     9/30/01 Atlanta        GA       Tabernacle
Tue     10/2/01 Orlando        FL       House of Blues
Wed     10/3/01 Ft Lauderdale  FL       Sunrise Musical Theater
Fri     10/5/01 Pensacola      FL       Bayfront Auditorium
Sat     10/6/01 New Orleans    LA       State Palace Theater
Sun     10/7/01 Houston        TX       Arial Theater
Tue     10/9/01 Austin         TX       Music Hall
Wed     10/10/01 Dallas        TX       Bronco Bowl
Thu     10/11/01 San Antonio   TX       Sunken Gardens
Sat     10/13/01 Kansas City   KS       Uptown Theater
Sun     10/14/01 St. Louis     MO       The Pageant
Mon     10/15/01 Indianapolis  IN       Egyptian Theater
Wed     10/17/01 Toronto       ONT      Arrow Hall
Thu     10/18/01 Columbus      OH       Promowest Pavillion
Sat     10/20/01 Dayton,       OH       Hara Arena
Sun     10/21/01 Cleveland     OH       Kent State Gym
Fri     11/2/01  Detroit       MI       State Theater
Sat     11/3/01  Chicago       IL       Riviera Theater
Tue     11/6/01  Des Moines    IA       Val Air Ballroom
Thu     11/8/01  Denver        CO       Fillmore Auditorium
Fri     11/9/01  Salt Lake CityUT       Saltair Pavillion
Sat     11/10/01 Boise         ID       Big Easy
Mon     11/12/01 Spokane       WA       Convention Center
Wed     11/14/01 Seattle       WA       Paramount
Thu     11/15/01 Salem         OR       Armory
Sun     11/18/01 Sacramento    CA       Memorial Auditorium
Mon     11/19/01 San Francisco CA       Warfield Theater
Fri     11/23/01 Las Vegas     NV       House of Blues
Sun     11/25/01 Phoenix       AZ       Mesa Amphitheatre
Tue     11/27/01 Tucson        AZ       New West
Wed     11/28/01 San Diego     CA       Rimac Arena, UCSD
Fri     11/30/01 Santa Barbara CA       UCSB Events Center
Sat     12/1/01 Los Angeles    CA       Universal Amphitheatre

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