Matchbox 20 frontman Rob Thomas has announced a second leg for his North American Chip Tooth Tour in support of his latest solo album "Chip Tooth Smile", which launched April 26th.
Rob has added a 18 additional dates to the tour, which will feature Max Frost as a special guest on select dates and will be kicking off on August 16th in Port Chester, NY. Tickets went onsale May 17th, and tickets remain on both the primary and secondary market. The initial appears to have sold out many of the floor seats for shows, with cheaper tickets still available for sale from Ticketmaster.com. The cheapest seats in many markets are Lawn seats, with start around $50 after fees. For non-amphitheater dates like the Beacon Theater in New York City, the cheapest tickets start closer to $100 on the primary market. TicketIQ has Low Price Guarantees on Secondary market tickets for Rob Thomas Chipped Tour Tour, and the lowest fees anywhere...below 5% on all tickets, while some tickets have no fees at all.
On RobThomasMusic.com, VIP options in most cities appear to be sold out. If you can find a 'Chip Tooth VIP Upgrade experience', it will cost $500 and includes: "One Ticket in Rows 1-5, One Meet & Greet and Individual Photo Op with Rob Thomas, One Limited & Numbered Poster, Autographed by Rob Thomas (shipped to you after show), One Exclusive VIP Gift (shipped to you after show), One Commemorative VIP Laminate"
The first leg will feature Abby Anderson and is scheduled to begin on May 28th in Red Bank, NJ at the Count Basie Center for the Arts.
Tues May 28 - Red Bank, NJ - Count Basie Center for the Arts
Thurs May 30 - Battle Creek, MI - Firekeeper's Casino
Fri May 31 - Northfield, OH - Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park
Sat Jun 01 - Rochester Hills, MI - Meadow Brook Amphitheatre
Mon Jun 03 - Cincinnati, OH - PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center
Tue Jun 04 - Indianapolis, IN - Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park
Thurs Jun 06 -Highland Park, IL, Ravinia Pavilion
Fri Jun 07 - Madison, WI - Breese Stevens Field
Sat Jun 08 - Prior Lake, MN - Mystic Lake
Mon Jun 10 - Denver, CO - Levitt Pavilion Denver
Tue Jun 11 - Salt Lake City, UT - The Depot
Thu Jun 13 - Woodinville, WA - Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery
Fri Jun 14 - Portland, OR - Moda Center
Sun Jun 16 - Saratoga, CA - Mountain Winery
Tue Jun 18 - Los Angeles, CA - Greek Theatre
Thu Jun 20 - San Diego, CA - Humphreys Concerts By the Bay
Fri Jun 21 - Las Vegas, NV - Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood
Sun Jun 23 - Phoenix, AZ - Comerica Theatre
Tue Jun 25 - Austin, TX - ACL Live at The Moody Theater
Wed Jun 26 - Irving, TX - The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Fri Jun 28 - Sugar Land, TX - Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
Sat Jun 29 - New Orleans, LA - Saenger Theater
Sun Jun 30 - Tuscaloosa, AL - Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
Tue Jul 02 - Boca Raton, FL - Mizner Park Amphitheater
Wed Jul 03 - Orlando, FL - Hard Rock Live Orlando
Fri Jul 05 - St Petersburg, FL - The Mahaffey Theater
Sat Jul 06 - Jacksonville, FL - Daily's Place
Mon Jul 08 - Atlanta, GA - State Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park
Tue Jul 09 - Nashville, TN - Schermerhorn Symphony Center
Thu Jul 11 - Raleigh, NC - Red Hat Amphitheater
Fri Jul 12 - Washington, DC - The Anthem
Sat Jul 13 - Philadelphia, PA - The Met Philadelphia
Mon Jul 15 - Bethlehem, PA - The Sands Event Center
Wed Jul 17 - Englewood, NJ - Bergen Performing Arts Center
Thu Jul 18 - Boston, MA - Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion
Sat Jul 20 - Orillia, ON - Casino Rama Resort
Sun Jul 21 - Canandaigua, NY - CMAC Performing Arts Center
Tue Jul 23 - Syracuse, NY - Lakeview Amphitheatre
Wed Jul 24 - Saratoga Springs, NY - Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Thu Jul 25 - Gilford, NH - Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
Sat Jul 27 - Atlantic City, NJ - Borgata
Mon Jul 29 - New York, NY - Beacon Theatre
Tue Jul 30 - New York, NY - Beacon Theatre
Fri Aug 02 - Port Chester, NY - The Capitol Theatre
Sat Aug 03 - Morristown, NJ - Mayo Performing Arts Center
Sun Aug 04 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena
Fri Aug 16 - Port Chester, NY - Capitol Theatre
Sun Aug 18 - Burlington, VT - Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Tues Aug 20 - Montreal, QC - MTELUS
Wed Aug 21 - Portland, ME - State Theatre
Fri Aug 23 - Ottawa, ON - Canadian Tire Centre
Sat Aug 24 - St Catharines, ON - Meridian Centre
Sun Aug 25 - London, ON - Budweiser Gardens
Fri Aug 30 - Tulsa, OK - Brady Theater
Sat Aug 31 - Kansas City, MO - Uptown Theater
Sun Sept 1 - St Louis, MO - Stifel Theatre
Wed Sept 4 - Louisville, KY - Louisville Palace
Thurs Sept 5 - Youngstown, OH - Foundation Amphitheatre
Fri Sept 13 - Albuquerque, NM - Route 66 Casino*
Fri Sept 20 - Riverside, CA - Fox Performing Arts Center*
Sat Sept 21 - Indio, CA - Fantasy Springs*
Tues Sept 24 - Tucson, AZ - Tucson Music Hall*
Fri Sept 27 - Reno, NV - Grand Sierra Casino*
Sat Sept 28 - Napa, CA - Silverado Resort and Spa*
(UPDATE 9/21/15) Matchbox Twenty frontman Rob Thomas has had a turbulent summer on the road in support of The Great Unknown, his third solo effort released late last month, but that hasn’t kept him from the road. He’ll make 10 stops across the nation between October 21 and November 10, and the average price for Rob Thomas tickets on TicketIQ is $149.
The “Lonely No More” singer will play his most expensive show on November 10 at Pikes Peak Center in Colorado, where tickets average $221 and the get-in price is $147. Other top-priced gigs include October 27 at Louisville Palace ($168.39 avg./$106 get-in) and November 4 at Wichita’s Orpheum Theater ($162.23 avg./$73 get-in).
The Saenger Theatre in Alabama welcomes Thomas’ most affordable show onOctober 21. Tickets to that show currently average $125.01 and get-in price is $91. However, the cheapest ticket on tour comes eight days later at Rialto Square Theatre, where tickets average $127.10 and get-in price starts at $65.
The “Great Unknown” Tour began back in June but was initially met with several cancellations. Thomas suffered from an allergic reaction prior to hisJune 24 at Denver’s Paramount Theatre and would later be forced to reschedule 11 more shows after his wife underwent brain surgery the following month.
Rob Thomas Begins ‘Great Unkown’ Tour Tonight in Ontario
(UPDATE 6/11/15) Matchbox Twenty frontman and decorated solo artist Rob Thomas kicks off his “Great Unknown” Tour tonight at Casino Rama Entertainment Centre in Ontario. The singer is touring in promotion of his forthcoming album of the same name, which is slated for release sometime this summer. 39 dates are scheduled in the U.S. and Canada through mid-August, and the average price for Rob Thomas tickets is $150.95 on the secondary market.
According to TicketIQ, Thomas will make his most expensive stop on July 31 at Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, New Jersey. That show currently owns a secondary ticket average of $249.97, 65.5% above tour average, and the cheapest available ticket is $97. Rock outfit Plain White T’s will support Thomas at his Garden State gig.
Tickets to three other shows also average above $200 on the secondary market. The “Lonely No More” singer will play a second show at Count Basie Theatre on August 1, where secondary tickets average at $234.27 and get-in price starts at $79. Additional performances at Borgata Events Center in Atlantic City on August 2 and ACL Live at Moody Theater in Austin own an average ticket price of $227.45 and $212.97, respectively.
Highland Park, Illinois welcomes Thomas’ cheapest gig on July 28 when he plays Ravinia Pavilion. The show currently has a secondary ticket average of $64.97 and the cheapest ticket is $37. The tour heads to Atlanta’s Chastain Park Amphitheatre on July 21, where tickets average at $75.01 and get-in price starts at $58.
The “Great Escape” Tour continues through August 13, when it wraps at Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey.
Rob Thomas Announces ‘The Great Unknown 2015 Tour’
(3/30/15) Rob Thomas will be out on the road this summer. The “Lonely No More” singer has announced ‘The Great Unknown 2015 Tour’, which will bring him across the U.S. and Canada from June to August.
The tour kicks off at the Casino Rama Resort in Orillia, Ontario on June 11. It wraps around the continent through August 10, when it concludes at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown, New Jersey. 37 dates in total are scheduled over the three-month road stint.
Plain White T’s will support on all dates. Pre-sale tickets will be made available this Wednesday, April 1 and general on sale begins this Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4 for the majority of shows.
The tour will run in promotion of Thomas’s forthcoming third studio record, which is slated to be released later this summer. It will be his first studio effort since 2009’s Cradlesong.