LINKIN PARK vocalist Mike Shinoda will headline the latest installment of the "Monster Energy Outbreak Tour". Tickets go on sale on Friday, August 10 at 10 a.m. local time at MikeShinoda.com, with special pre-sales starting Tuesday, August 7 at 10 a.m. local time.
Shinoda's North American tour follows a string of headline shows and festival appearances across Asia and Europe, including Reading and Leeds (U.K.), Summer Sonic (Japan), and Rock En Seine (France).
Citi is the official pre-sale credit card of the "Monster Energy Outbreak Presents: Mike Shinoda" North America tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase pre-sale tickets beginning Tuesday, August 7 at 12 noon local time until Thursday, August 9 at 10 p.m. local time through Citi's Private Pass program.
In June, Shinoda released his raw and inspiring solo album, "Post Traumatic", via Warner Bros. Records. The album received widespread critical acclaim and garnered a slew of positive reviews and profiles in The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Complex, Time, Pitchfork, Forbes, GQ, People, Newsweek, Entertainment Weekly, Los Angeles Times, Spin, Noisey, Genius, and more. The album features genre-melding singles "Crossing A Line" and "Make It Up As I Go".
The "Monster Energy Outbreak Tour" marks the first time Shinoda steps out on a full-scale North American solo tour. The highly anticipated five-week run kicks off on October 10 at MTELUS in Montreal and wraps on November 17 at the Fillmore in Silver Spring, Maryland.
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."
Echoing Shinoda's excitement, "Monster Energy Outbreak Tour" founder Steve Glazer comments: "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."
Oct. 10 - Montreal, QC - Mtelus
Oct. 11 - Toronto, ON - Rebel
Oct. 13 - New York, Ny - The Rooftop At Pier 17
Oct. 14 - Philadelphia, PA - Fillmore
Oct. 15 - Stroudsburg, PA - Sherman Theater
Oct. 17 - Charlotte, NC - Fillmore
Oct. 19 - Tampa, FL - The Ritz Ybor
Oct. 20 - Orlando, FL - House Of Blues
Oct. 21 - Atlanta, GA - Tabernacle
Oct. 23 - Raleigh, NC - Ritz
Oct. 25 - New Orleans, LA - House Of Blues
Oct. 28 - Dallas, TX - House Of Blues
Oct. 30 - Las Vegas, NV - House Of Blues
Nov. 02 - Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Palladium
Nov. 05 - Anaheim, CA - House Of Blues
Nov. 06 - San Francisco, CA - The Masonic
Nov. 08 - Salt Lake City, UT - The Depot
Nov. 09 - Denver, CO - Fillmore Auditorium
Nov. 11 - Chicago, IL - House Of Blues
Nov. 14 - Boston, MA - House Of Blues
Nov. 16 - Detroit, MI - Fillmore
Nov. 17 - Silver Spring, MD - Fillmore