Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda to Headline 2018 Monster Energy Outbreak Tour
While the questions about Linkin Park's future remain, Mike Shinoda is moving forward with music and continuing support of his Post Traumatic solo album by signing on to headline the 2018 Monster Energy Outbreak Tour.
Shinoda, who will play a number of festivals in Europe and Asia in the next couple of months, will return to North America in October to kick off the run on Oct. 10 in Montreal. The 22-date tour will play in both U.S. and Canadian cities before wrapping up Nov. 17 in Silver Spring, Md.
As a special treat for fans, at each show Mike will be showcasing the art pieces he created while writing and recording Post Traumatic.
“Listening to a recorded song is not the same as experiencing that song live on stage,” says Shinoda. “Similarly, seeing a painting in an album or book is not the same as seeing the original, in person. In sharing a live experience with you, my hope is to inspire questions, answers, and reflection—not only about my story, but about your own. The search for meaning is boundless, and art is often one of our best vehicles.”
Monster Energy Outbreak Tour Founder Steve Glazer added, “The Monster Energy Outbreak Tour is typically reserved for debut, emerging artists; and while Mike has obviously had a ton of success as a founding member of one of the biggest bands of all time, Mike Shinoda the solo artist is starting off completely fresh. We absolutely love his Post Traumatic material, and we're excited to bring his first solo tour all across North America this fall.”
Tickets for the tour will go on sale this Friday (Aug. 10) at 10AM local time in each market and you can get your tickets through Shinoda's website or the Outbreak Presents website. There will also be a Citi® pre-sale starting Tuesday (Aug. 7) at 12N local time and running through Thursday (Aug. 9) at 10PM local time through the Citi Private Pass® program. There will also be an artist/fan club pre-sale starting on Tuesday (Aug. 7) at 10AM, a Spotify pre-sale Thursday (Aug. 9) at 10AM ET, a Ticketmaster pre-sale Thursday (Aug. 9) at 10AM local time and a Live Nation pre-sale Thursday (Aug. 9) at 10AM local time. Check out all the dates for the tour listed below.
Mike Shinoda Monster Energy Outbreak Tour Dates
Oct. 10 – Montreal, Quebec @ Mtelus
Oct. 11 – Toronto, Ontario @ Rebel
Oct. 13 – New York, N.Y. @ The Rooftop at Pier 17
Oct. 14 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ Fillmore
Oct. 15 – Stroudsburg, Pa. @ Sherman Theatre
Oct. 17 – Charlotte, N.C. @ Fillmore
Oct. 19 – Tampa, Fla. @ The Ritz Ybor
Oct. 20 – Orlando, Fla. @ House of Blues
Oct. 21 – Atlanta, Ga. @ – Tabernacle
Oct. 23 – Raleigh, N.C. @ – Ritz
Oct. 25 – New Orleans, La. @ House of Blues
Oct. 28 – Dallas, Texas @ House of Blues
Oct. 30 – Las Vegas, Nev. @ House of Blues
Nov. 2 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ Hollywood Palladium
Nov. 5 – Anaheim, Calif. @ House of Blues
Nov. 6 – San Francisco, Calif. @ The Masonic
Nov. 8 – Salt Lake City, Utah @ The Depot
Nov. 9 – Denver, Colo. @ Fillmore Auditorium
Nov. 11 – Chicago, Ill. @ House of Blues
Nov. 14 – Boston, Mass. @ House of Blues
Nov. 16 – Detroit, Mich. @ Fillmore
Nov. 17 – Silver Spring, Md. @ Fillmore
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