Alice Cooper bringing new “Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back” headlining show to the US in July

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Alice Cooper recently announced plans for a joint U.S. summer tour with contemporary heavy-metal act Halestorm, scheduled from mid-July to mid-August.  Now, the shock rocker has lined up six stateside headlining concerts just prior to the trek.

The shows, which run from a July 4 gig in Mashantucket, Connecticut, through a July 11 performance in Wabash, Indiana, mark the U.S. debut of Cooper’s brand-new show, dubbed “Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back.”

Tickets for the new dates go on sale to the general public this Friday, March 15, at 10 a.m. local time. A VIP pre-sale will begin on Tuesday, March 12, at 10 a.m.

The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer is working on new music that’s being produced by frequent collaborator Bob Ezrin. He’s expected to release it by the start of his summer trek.

Cooper also recently announced plans for a seven-show run of May shows in the Western U.S. with his supergroup The Hollywood Vampires, which also features Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry and actor/musician Johnny Depp.

Alice’s itinerary also includes a May 4 appearance at the Dominion Festival in Mexico City, a July 13 performance at the Roxodus Festival in Stayner, Canada, and a late summer/early fall tour of mainland Europe and the U.K.

Here are all of Cooper’s upcoming North American concerts:

5/4 — Mexico City, Mexico, Dominion Festival
5/10 — Las Vegas, NV, The Joint*
5/11 — Los Angeles, CA, The Greek*
5/12 — San Francisco, CA, Warfield Theatre*
5/14 — Denver, CO, The Fillmore*
5/16 — Albuquerque, NM, Sandia Casino*
5/17 — Scottsdale, AZ, Talking Stick Casino*
5/18 — Indio, CA, Fantasy Springs Casino*
7/4 — Mashantucket, CT, Grant Theater – Foxwoods Resort Casino
7/6 — Columbus, OH, Express Live! (Outdoors)
7/7 — Peoria, IL, Peoria Civic Center Theatre
7/9 — Dubuque, IA, Five Flags Center
7/10 — Madison, WI, The Sylvee
7/11 — Wabash, IN, Honeywell Center
7/13 — Stayner, ON, Canada, Roxodus Festival#
7/17 — Allentown, PA, PPL Center+
7/19 — Burgettstown, PA, KeyBank Pavilion+
7/20 — Clarkston, MI, DTE Energy Music Theatre+
7/21 — Tinley Park, IL, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – Chicago+
7/23 — Cincinnati, OH, Riverbend Music Center+
7/25 — Maryland Heights, MO, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – St. Louis+
7/26 — Kansas City, MO, Starlight Theatre+
7/28 — Oklahoma City, OK, Zoo Amphitheatre+
7/29 — Cedar Park, TX, H-E-B Center+
7/31 — Irving, TX, The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory+
8/1 — The Woodlands, TX, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion+
8/4 — Nashville, TN, The Opry House+
8/7 — Canandaigua, NY, Constellation Brands–Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center: CMAC+
8/8 — Bethel, NY, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts+
8/10 — Portland, ME, Maine Savings Pavilion at Rock Row+
8/11 — Gilford, NH, Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion+
8/13 — Bristow, VA, Jiffy Lube Live+
8/15 — Holmdel, NJ, PNC Bank Arts Center+
8/16 — Camden, NJ, BB&T Pavilion+

# = festival date
* = Hollywood Vampires show
+ = with Halestorm.

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