Tuesday, September 23, 2014


Finland-based symphonic metal storytellers NIGHTWISH are pleased to announce their 27-date headlining tour of North America for 2015, launching in New York City on April 9th, hitting three Canadian cities plus Chicago, San Francisco, and Los Angeles, then closing out in Silver Springs, Maryland on May 14thOpening will be Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN.

Checking in from the other side of the world amidst all the prep work for recording their new studio album, NIGHTWISH bassist & backing vocalist Marco Hietala shares the following about the band’s return to North America:

Hi to all!  Our work on the new album has been going with serious productive speed and comfortable ease at the same time.  It´s going to be great to get it out to you and play these pieces live.  And with this announcement it will obviously happen quite soon!  Here are the dates for the North American shows.  Come on over and we´ll raise hell and kick some arses together!

Confirmed dates for the upcoming NIGHTWISH 2015 tour with Delain are:

04/09/15  Hammerstein Ballroom – New York, NY
04/10/15  Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA
04/11/15  Palladium – Worcester, MA
04/13/15  Capitole Theatre – Quebec City, QC – CANADA
04/14/15  Phoenix Concert Theater – Toronto, ON – CANADA
04/16/15  Town Ballroom – Buffalo, NY
04/17/15  Agora Theatre – Cleveland, OH
04/18/15  Concorde Music Hall – Chicago, IL
04/19/15  Val Air Ballroom – Des Moines, IA
04/21/15  Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO
04/22/15  In The Venue – Salt Lake City, UT
04/24/15  Knitting Factory – Spokane, WA
04/25/15  Orpheum Theatre – Vancouver, B.C. – CANADA
04/26/15  Crystal Ballroom – Portland, OR
04/28/15  Warfield Theatre – San Francisco, CA
04/30/15  House Of Blues – Las Vegas, NV
05/01/15  Greek Theatre – Los Angeles, CA
05/02/15  Marquee Theatre – Phoenix, AZ
05/03/15  Tricky Falls – El Paso, TX
05/05/15  Bomb Factory – Dallas, TX
05/06/15  Warehouse Live – Houston, TX
05/08/15  House of Blues – Orlando, FL
05/09/15  Revolution – Fort Lauderdale, FL
05/11/15  Marathon Music Work – Nashville, TN
05/12/15  Expo Five – Louisville, KY
05/13/15  Filmore – Charlotte, NC
05/14/15  Filmore – Silver Springs, MD

NIGHTWISH members are currently working on new song demos with producer Tero “TeeCee” Kinnumen in the wilderness of Hattula, Finland.  

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