Swirly singer Stevie Nicks is back on a tour featuring fearsome female singing, and she's including a stop in Houston The Grammy winner and wearer of lacy ponchos has launched the 24 Karat Gold Tour, which sets sail on October 25 in Phoenix.
It hits Houston's Toyota Center on October 29 and Dallas' American Airlines Center on October 30; these are the only two Texas cities on the 27-city tour, which ends in California in mid-December.
The tour references Nicks' 2014 album, 24 Karat Gold – Songs From The Vault, produced by the Eurhythmics' Dave Stewart; it earned 4 1/2 stars on allmusic.com. She most recently toured with Fleetwood Mac, performing 122 sold-out shows around the world during 2014-2015.
Nicks will be joined by opening act the Pretenders, who haven't toured since 2012. Singer Chrissie Hynde released a solo album, Stockholm, in 2014, with an accompanying tour. In 2015, she penned a memoir, Reckless: My Life As a Pretender.
American Express Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning at 10 am on September 7, through September 11 at 10 pm. Tickets go on sale for the rest of us on Monday, September 12, at www.livenation.com. Tickets for the Toyota Center show will also be available at www.houstontoyotacenter.com, by phone at 1-866-4HOUTIX, and most area Randall’s stores.
Here's the full list of cities for the 24 Karat Gold Tour with the Pretenders:
October 25 Phoenix - Talking Stick Arena
October 27 Denver - Pepsi Center
October 29 Houston - Toyota Center
October 30 Dallas - American Airlines Center
November 2 Tampa - Amalie Arena
November 4 Fort Lauderdale - BB&T Center
November 6 Atlanta - Phillips Arena
November 7 Nashville - Bridgestone Arena
November 10 Charlotte - Time Warner Cable Arena
November 12 Columbia, South Carolina - Colonial Life Arena
November 14 Washington, D.C. - Verizon Center
November 15 Boston - TD Garden
November 19 Bethlehem - Sands Bethlehem Event Center
November 20 Philadelphia - Wells Fargo Center
November 23 Grand Rapids - Van Andel Arena
November 25 Uncasville, Connecticut - Mohegan Sun Arena
November 27 Detroit - The Palace of Auburn Hills
November 29 Toronto - Air Canada Centre
December 1 New York - Madison Square Garden
December 3 Chicago - United Center
December 5 Lincoln, Nebraska - Pinnacle Bank Arena
December 6 St. Paul, Minnesota - Xcel Energy Center
December 9 Vancouver - Pepsi Live at Rogers Center
December 11 Seattle - Key Arena
December 13 Sacramento - Golden 1 Center
December 14 San Jose - SAP Center
December 18 Inglewood - The Forum