Matchbox Twenty, Goo Goo Dolls hit the summer tour trail

Two pop-rock powerhouses, Matchbox Twenty and Goo Goo Dolls, will follow up individual spring schedules with a summer co-headlining tour of North America, both in support of new studio efforts.  // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Two pop-rock powerhouses, Matchbox Twenty and Goo Goo Dolls, will follow up individual spring schedules with a summer co-headlining tour of North America, both in support of new studio efforts.

The pair of platinum-selling bands will begin the summer trek on the East Coast, beginning with a June 25 show in Manchester, NH. The 31-city outing canvas the continent through an Aug. 18 performance in Mansfield, MA.

Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Saturday (3/23) for some markets at the bands' respective websites. A select number of prime seats will be on sale via Tickets for Charity, with proceeds benefiting City of Hope.

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Matchbox Twenty continues touring behind their fourth studio effort, "North," which surfaced in September via Emblem/Atlantic. Recorded with producer Matt Serletic (Cher, Edwin McCain), the 12-track set debuted at the top of The Billboard 200 and has earned platinum certification in Australia.

Goo Goo Dolls will unveil their 10th album, "Magnetic," May 7 through Warner Bros. Records. The forthcoming collection, recorded at Hollywood's Henson Recording Studios and New York City's Quad Studios, follows 2010's "Something for the Rest of Us." Fans can get a taste of the new album's lead single "Rebel Beat" at the group's YouTube page.

 tour dates and tickets

March 2013
22 - Lake Charles, LA - L'Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles (Matchbox Twenty only)
23 - Baton Rouge, LA - L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge Event Center (Matchbox Twenty only)
25 - Austin, TX - ACL Live at Moody Theater (Matchbox Twenty only)
27 - Albuquerque, NM - Route 66 Casino (Matchbox Twenty only)
29 - Las Vegas, NV - Pearl Concert Theater (Matchbox Twenty only)
30 - Indio, CA - Fantasy Springs Resort Casino & Special Events Center (Matchbox Twenty only)

April 2013
4 - Napa, CA - Uptown Theatre Napa (Goo Goo Dolls only)
12, 13 - Dublin, Ireland - Vicar Street (Matchbox Twenty only)
15 - Southampton, United Kingdom - Southampton Guildhall (Matchbox Twenty only)
16 - London, United Kingdom - Hammersmith Apollo (Matchbox Twenty only)
17 - Buies Creek, NC - Campbell University (Goo Goo Dolls only)
19 - Wolverhampton, United Kingdom - Wolverhampton Civic Hall (Matchbox Twenty only)
20 - Manchester, United Kingdom - O2 Apollo Manchester (Matchbox Twenty only)
21 - Glasgow, United Kingdom - O2 Academy Glasgow (Matchbox Twenty only)
21 - Baltimore, MD - Pimlico Race Track (Goo Goo Dolls only)

May 2013
18 - Baltimore, MD - Preakness InfieldFest (Goo Goo Dolls only)

June 2013
25 - Manchester, NH - Verizon Wireless Arena
26 - Saratoga Springs, NY - Saratoga Performing Arts Center
27 - Toronto, Ontario - Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
29 - Pittsburgh, PA - First Niagara Pavilion
30 - Cincinnati, OH - Riverbend Music Center

July 2013
2, 3 - Highland Park, IL - Ravinia Festival
6 - Clarkston, MI - DTE Energy Music Theatre
7 - Indianapolis, IN - Klipsch Music Center
9 - Maryland Heights, MO - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
10 - Moline, IL - iWireless Center
12 - Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center
15 - Englewood, CO - Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
17 - Universal City, CA - Gibson Amphitheatre
20 - Irvine, CA - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
21 - Paso Robles, CA - California Mid-State Fair
23 - Concord, CA - Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord
30 - The Woodlands, TX - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
31 - Dallas, TX - Gexa Energy Pavilion

August 2013
2 - Pelham, AL - Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
3 - Atlanta, GA - Aaron's Amphitheater at Lakewood
4 - Tampa, FL - 1-800-Ask-Gary Amphitheatre
6 - Charlotte, NC - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
7 - Raleigh, NC - Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion
8 - Virginia Beach, VA - Farm Bureau Live
10 - Bristow, VA - Jiffy Lube Live
11 - Camden, NJ - Susquehanna Bank Center
13 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena
14 - Hershey, PA - The Star Pavilion
16 - Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center
17 - Wantagh, NY - Nikon Theatre at Jones Beach
18 - Mansfield, MA - Comcast Center

December 2013
6-9 - Miami, FL - Carnival Cruise - Imagination (Matchbox Twenty only)

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