Tool North America Tour 2014

Tool have recently announced that they will be playing a series of show as part of a mini-tour through the western parts of the USA and also a couple of shows in Mexico. It’s unclear at this point in time whether there will be further shows announced, but for now Tool will be appearing at the following dates and venues:

  • Tuesday, March 4: Spokane, WA @ Spokane Arena
  • Thursday, March 6: Portland, OR @ MODA CENTER
  • Friday, March 7: Eugene, OR @ Matthew Knight Arena
  • Sunday, March 9: Reno, NV @ Reno Event Center
  • Tuesday, March 11: San Francisco, CA @ Bill Graham Civic
  • Wednesday, March 12: San Francisco, CA @ Bill Graham Civic
  • Friday, March 14: Fresno, CA @ Selland Arena
  • Saturday, March 15: Las Vegas, NV @ Planet Hollywood
  • Sunday, March 16: San Diego, CA @ Valley View Arena
  • Tuesday, March 19: Mexico City @ Palacio de los Deportes Note date change!
  • Saturday, March 21: Cumbre Tajin Festival with Primus, Puscifer and Tomahawk
  • Monday, March 24: Austin, TX @ Cedar Park Center
  • Tuesday, March 25: Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
  • Thursday, March 27: Phoenix, AZ @ US Airways Center

Tickets

Tickets for the Mexican dates are already on sale. Hopefully those attending have already got theirs as I believe one or both is sold out! According to Toolband tickets are still available for the Mexico City show via Ticketmaster.

Tickets for the US shows go on sale as follows:

  • Portland, Eugene and San Francisco will go on-sale on Friday(24th January).
  • Spokane and Reno on-sales will go on-sale on Saturday (25th January).
  • Fresone, Las Vegas, San Diego, Texas and Phoenix will go on-sale on Friday 25th of February. Sales start at 10am local time except for Houston which is at 12.

Tickets will be via Ticketmaster, but please check with your local venue to confirm. At this stage it doesn’t appear that there will be pre-sales for general tickets. There will be pre-sales for VIP tickets (more details below).

VIP Tickets

After a successful trial on the 2013 Australian Tool tour, it appears that VIP tickets will be offered for fans. No price has been announced yet but details from Blair are below:

– One (1) VIP ticket for admission to concert show
– Entry for one (1) to the VIP area in the venue
– Access for one (1) to sound check with members of Tool
– Q+A session with Adam Jones
– Exclusive merchandise pack including:

1. An exclusive Tool tour t-shirt
2. Poster
3. VIP laminate
4. Bag of goodies

Disclaimer/restriction terms will be posted in the web stores along with purchase details.

VIP PRE-SALES:

Thursday, January 23rd
10:00am PST – VIP packs with ticket on Toolarmy.com PER SHOW
3:00pm PST – VIP packs with ticket on Toolband.com PER SHOW

– Portland, OR @ Moda Center on Thursday, March 6th
– Eugene, OR @ Matthew Knight Arena on Friday, March 7th
– San Francisco, CA @ Bill Graham Civic on Tuesday, March 11th

Friday, January 24th

10:00am PST – VIP packs with ticket on Toolarmy.com PER SHOW
3:00pm PST – VIP packs with ticket on Toolband.com PER SHOW

– Spokane, WA @ Spokane Arena on Tuesday, March 4th
– Reno, NV @ Reno Event Center on Sunday, March 9th

Tickets are $500 per person. There are no limit on how many VIP tickets may be purchased.

Rumoured shows

There are several shows that have been rumoured but not confirmed in any way. Sources have indicated that this tour will be short and include West Coast USA and Mexico only. I wouldn’t be making plans to travel to any of these locations for shows until officially confirmed by Toolband. On top of that, the two rumoured Mexican dates in Monterrey and Guadalajara I strongly suspect will not happen. Here’s the rumours list:

  • Guadalajara 23rd March
  • Monterrey 16th March

All rumours I’ve heard regarding shows have no been officially added to the tour. Danny has indicated that there won’t be a show in LA on this tour. I suspect we’ve now got all the dates for the tour (though perhaps there could be an extra TX show if ticket sales are strong enough). If you’re east of the Rockies – don’t get your hopes up!

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