See also: We Love Morrissey, but Does He Love Us? See also: Morrissey at the Orpheum Theatre It's weird time to be Morrissey: British rock tabloid NME recently apologized to the downer-pop icon for alleging he's racist (stop me if you think that you've heard that one before), he's currently without a label to release he's followup to Years of Refusal, and folks keep suggesting he's going to retire in a couple years.
Lots of uncertainty and drama (you know, like his songs) but here's one thing that's certain: Morrissey loves Arizona. He recently played Tucson, and visited the Orpheum Theatre on November, 20, 2011. He must dig the vibes here -- the fans certainly dig him -- as he's coming back to the Phoenix Metro one day removed from the anniversary of his last visit: He's scheduled to perform Wednesday, November 21, at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe.
We're not going to spend too much time whining about the fact that our friends in L.A. get to see Iggy and The Stooges play with Morrissey (lest we look a gift Moz in the mouth), but opener Kristeen Young better pull out a cover of "No Fun" to appease us.
According to a press release, Morrissey "will perform greatest hits from his legendary catalog as well as new unreleased songs." Tickets go on sale at the Marquee box office and all Bookmans locations this Friday, June 22.
Here's the complete tour schedule:
10/5 Boston, MA @ Wang Theatre 10/6 Waterbury, CT @ Palace Theater 10/10 New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall 10/15 Portland, ME @ State Theatre 10/16 Burlington, VT @Flynn Center for the Performing Arts 10/18 Albany, NY @ Palace Theatre 10/19 Niagara Falls, NY @ Rapids Theatre 10/23 Pittsburgh, PA @ Heinz Hall 10/24 Columbus, OH @ LC Indoor Pavilion 10/26 Flint, MI @ James H Whiting Auditorium 10/27 Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theatre 10/29 Minneapolis, MN @ Orpheum Theatre 10/30 Clear Lake, IA @ Surf Ballroom 11/1 Lincoln, NE @ Rococo Theatre 11/3 Denver, CO @ Ellie Caulkins Opera House 11/4 Salt Lake City, UT @ Kingsbury Hall at University of Utah 11/8 Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre 11/10 Bellingham, WA @ Mount Baker Theatre 11/11 Portland, OR @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall 11/14 Davis, CA @ Robert Mondavi Center at UC Davis 11/16 San Francisco, CA @ Davies Symphony Hall 11/17 Reno, NV @ John Ascuaga's Nugget - Rose Ballroom 11/21 Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre 11/23 Las Vegas, NV @ The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas at The Chelsea Ballroom 11/24 Los Angeles, CA @ Staples Center Arena w/ Iggy and The Stooges as support 11/27 El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls 11/28 Wichita Falls, TX @ Kay Yeager Coliseum 11/30 Pharr, TX @ Pharr Entertainment Center 12/1 Beaumont, TX @ Jefferson Theatre 12/3 Atlanta, GA @ Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre 12/5 Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel 12/7 North Bethesda, MD @ The Music Center at Strathmore 12/8 Atlantic City, NJ @ Showboat Resort and Casino - House of Blues