Dope has announced the dates for their "Die Mother Fucker Die" U.S. reunion tour which will feature the classic Dope lineup of Edsel Dope,Acey Slade, Virus, & Racci Shay. This U.S. leg of the tour was successfully crowdfunded by the pre-order of the band's first ever live album on www.dopereunion.com.
09/13 - San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge
09/14 - Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
09/15 - Vancouver, BC @ The Rickshaw
09/16 - Pasco, WA @ La Tropicana
09/17 - Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
09/18 - Spokane, WA @ The Palomino
09/19 - Idaho Falls, ID @ The Falls Venue
09/20 - Denver, CO @ Herman's Hideaway
09/21 - Colorado Springs, CO @ Sunshine Studios
09/22 - Omaha, NE @ Sokol Underground
09/23 - St Louis, MO @ Firebird
09/24 - Minneapolis, MN @ The Cabooze
09/25 - Des Moines, IA @ Lefty's
09/26 - Sioux Falls, SD @ Big's Bar
09/27 - Waterloo, IA @ The Reverb
09/28 - Stevens Point, WI @ Live On Main
09/29 - Chippewa Falls, WI @ Every Buddy's
09/30 - Battle Creek, MI @ Music Factory
10/01 - Flint, MI @ Machine Shop
10/02 - TBA
10/03 - Toledo, OH @ Realm
10/04 - Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall
10/05 - Cleveland, OH @ The Agora
10/06 - Columbus, OH @ Park Street Saloon
10/07 - Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club
10/08 - Stroudsburg, PA @ Sherman Theater
10/09 - Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall
10/10 - Toronto, ON @ Hard Luck
10/11 - Ottawa, ON @ Mavericks
10/12 - Montreal, QC @ Pirahna Bar
10/13 - Amityville, NY @ Revolution
10/14 - TBA
10/15 - Baltimore, MD @ Fish Head Cantina
10/16 - Fayetteville, NC @ The Rock Shop
10/17 - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
10/18 - TBA
10/19 - Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog Bar
10/20 - Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
10/21 - Dallas, TX @ Trees
10/22 - Merriam, KS @ Aftershock
10/23 - Oklahoma City, OK @ 89th St. Collective
10/24 - TBA
10/25 - Gallup, NM @ The Juggernaut
10/26 - Phoenix, AZ @ Joe’s Grotto
10/27 - San Diego, CA @ Brick By Brick
10/28 - Las Vegas, NV @ Counts Vamp'd
10/29 - Anaheim, CA @ The Grove
10/30 - W. Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky
Dope's ultimate goal through their ongoing crowdfunding campaign is to take the reunion tour around the entire globe in 2016.
"The United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, and Australia are all part of the plan" saysEdsel Dope. "We are all stoked with the insane amount of enthusiasm from fans asking us to bring this lineup around the world"…
Dope has put together some awesome, exclusive merch packages for the campaign, and everyone who participates will be recognized by having their name featured in the liner notes..
"We are all really excited about this tour!" says Edsel Dope.."It's been a long time since Dope has done a full USA tour….The fact that we are able to do this with the Die Mother Fucker Die Reunion lineup makes it that much sweeter and more fun for all involved. We are gonna play the longest sets of the band's career…20 plus song sets every night. Several songs from each of our 6 albums, including brand new tracks from the upcoming studio album Blood Money. Which is due out later this year via E1 Entertainment…"
In addition to the live album, the band plans to film the entire tour, with the intention of creating Dope's first ever "Live DVD". The DVD will also include tons of classic backstage footage, unreleased music videos, as well as various, never before seen clips spanning the bands entire career.
"If you are a fan of the band Dope, this is one that you don't way to miss… Who knows when the 4 of us will all be able to do this together again…"
"In addition, we have selected a sick band for our direct support slot"…
Due to contractional reasons, support for the Die Mother Fucker Die Reunion tour will be announced at a later date.." Edsel Dope assures fans that they will be very happy with the tour package; it's a pairing that Edsel says is " long over due "…
"These will be the only USA DOPE shows of 2016.."
The live album will ship in June and is exclusively available at:
The album will not be available on iTunes or in retail stores.