The Mavs plot 30th anniversary tour
Monday, June 17, 2019
– The Mavericks will hit the road with a series of events to make the group's 30 years together.
Shows will feature special staging and reimagine the group's catalog, from their early days in Miami's punk and alternative scene through their chart-topping years in the '90s and 2000s and right up to their reunion.
"We're going to be bringing stuff out from the very early material right up to the most current," said guitarist and long-time Maverick Eddie Perez. "And we're going to present that in a way that's a little special. A real production, shall we say."
When they reunited in 2012, Rhe Mavericks promised one another that they would never become a nostalgia act.
"I'm not one to look back, I never have been," said co-founder and singer Raul Malo. "I always want to move forward with our music and look to the future, and our fans want that too - they always respond really well to every new album.
"But if you can't celebrate 30 years in such a tough business as the music industry, what can you celebrate? I'm proud that we've made our mark and it's good to celebrate that. I think we've found the perfect way to mark these 30 years without thinking only about the past and I'm really excited to get out and play these shows."
"The reason for our longevity is that we've been able to take control of the music we play, how we play it and where and when we play it," says drummer and co-founder Paul Deakin. "We've made enough mistakes once, twice or three times, but now we run the show. We can keep the creative spark that's so central to what we do."
Tour dates are:
June 19 - GLASGOW, UK - SEC Armadillo
June 20 - BATH, UK - The Forum
June 21 - BIRMINGHAM, UK - O2 Academy Birmingham
June 23 - TUNBRIDGE WELLS, UK - Black Deer Festival
June 24 - GATESHEAD, UK - Sage Gateshead
June 26 - LONDON, UK - Hackney Empire
June 27 - MANCHESTER, UK - Albert Hall
June 28 - GLASTONBURY, UK - Glastonbury
July 5 - MARICOPA, AZ - Harrah's AK-Chin
July 6 - TAOS, NM - Kit Carson Park
July 7 - BEAVER CREEK, CO - Vilar Performing Arts Center
July 8 - DENVER, CO - Denver Botanical Gardens
July 14 - WEBSTER, MA - Indian Ranch
July 21 - LICHTENVOORDE, NL - Zwarte Cross Festival
July 23 - HUBER HEIGHTS, OH - Rose Music Center
July 25 - GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Frederik Meijer Gardens
July 26 - AURORA, IL - RiverEdge Park
July 27 - BOWLER, WI - North Star Casino Resort
Aug. 1 - CHICOUTIMI, QC - Festivale des Rhythmes du Monde
Aug. 2 - LAKE CHARLES, LA - The Golden Nugget
Aug. 17 - HARLEYSVILLE, PA - Philly Folk Festival
Aug. 18 - ANNAPOLIS, MD - Maryland Hall
Aug. 23 - MONTGOMERY, AL - Montgomery Performing Arts Center
Aug. 24 - BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC - Strings & Suds Festival
Aug. 25 - GAINESVILLE, GA - Atlanta Botanical Gardens
Aug. 28 - SYRACUSE, NY - New York State Fair
Aug. 29 - LENOX, MA - Tanglewood
Aug. 30 - LOWELL, MA - Boarding House Park
Aug. 31 - CHARLESTOWN, RI - Rhythm & Roots Festival
Sept. 5 - OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Tower Theatre
Sept. 7 - DALLAS, TX - Statler Ballroom
Sept. 13 - NASHVILLE, TN - Ryman Auditorium
Sept. 20 - CINCINNATI, OH - Taft Theatre
Sept. 21 - ROANOKE, VA - Baconfest
Sept. 22 - DURHAM, NC - Carolina Theatre
Sept. 26 - LOUISVILLE, KY - Brown Theatre
Sept. 27 - ANDERSON, IN - Terrace Showroom
Sept. 28 - COLUMBIA, MO - Roots N Blues N BBQ Fest
Oct. 3 - MILWAUKEE, WI - Pabst Theater
Oct. 5 - DUBUQUE, IA - Diamond Jo Casino
Oct. 6 - DES MOINES, IA - Hoyt Sherman Place
Oct. 8 - SIOUX FALLS, SD - Orpheum Theatre
Oct. 10 - FARGO, ND - Fargo Theatre
Oct. 11 - MINNEAPOLIS, MN - State Theatre
Oct. 12 - BISMARCK, ND - Belle Mehus Auditorium
Oct. 15 - KELOWNA, BC - Kelowna Community Theatre
Oct. 16 - EDMONTON, AB - Winspear Centre Enmax Hall
Oct. 17 - CALGARY, AB - Macewan Hall Ballroom
Oct. 19 - RED DEER, AB - Memorial Centre
Oct. 21 - SASKATOON, SK - TCU Place
Oct. 22 - WINNIPEG, MB - Burton Cummings Theatre
Oct. 24 - SAULT STE MARIE, ON - Sault Community Theatre
Oct. 26 - OTTAWA, ON - Meridian Theatres at Centerpoint
Oct. 27 - LONDON, ON - Centennial Hall
Oct. 28 - KITCHENER, ON - Centre in the Square
Oct. 30 - TORONTO, ON - Danforth Music Hall
Oct. 31-Nov 2 - TARRYTOWN, NY - Tarrytown Music Halld
Nov. 8-10 - NEW BRAUNFELS, TX - Gruene Hall
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