June 6 — Two decades have passed since The Darkness released its debut album, Permission To Land.
To mark the occasion, the band announced Monday, it will launch a tour in support of the anniversary in October with a roughly two-week-long tour. The tour is scheduled to launch Oct. 3 in San Francisco, CA and to run through Oct. 22 in Washington, D.C. Ticket pre-sales are open now here and general ticket sales are scheduled to open at 10 a.m. local time Friday.
According to information in a news release distributed Monday, the band’s concerts will feature performances songs not only from the band’s debut album, but also from other albums from the band in what it has dubbed a Best of the Rest” set.
The tour’s schedule is noted below:
PERMISSION TO LAND 20 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES:
10/3 San Francisco, CA The Masonic
10/4 Sacramento, CA Ace of Spades
10/6 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern
10/7 Tempe, AZ Marquee Theatre
10/8 Las Vegas, NV Brooklyn Bowl
10/10 Denver, CO Summit Music Hall
10/11 Kansas City, MO The Truman
10/13 Chicago, IL The Vic Theatre
10/14 Indianapolis, IN The Vogue
10/15 Detroit, MI Saint Andrew’s Hall
10/17 Boston, MA Big Night Live
10/18 New York, NY Terminal 5
10/19 Philadelphia, PA Franklin Music Hall
10/21 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
10/22 Washington, D.C. 9:30 Club
In addition to the tour, the band is also set to celebrate the anniversary of the release of its debut album with a re-issue of the record in an expanded deluxe pressing titled Permission To Land…Again. Its release date is under consideration.
More information on the album’s re-issue and upcoming tour is available along with all of The Darkness’ latest news at: