The Go-Go’s are saying goodbye with an 18-date summer tour. But if you live in Atlanta and want to see the ladies one more time, a road trip will be necessary.
Singer Belinda Carlisle (who plays Center Stage April 2), guitarist Jane Wiedlin, multi-instrumentalist Charlotte Caffey and drummer Gina Schock will kick off the tour Aug. 2 in Clearwater, Fla., and wrap Aug. 30 in Los Angeles. In between, they’ll play cities including Philadelphia, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Asbury Park, N.J.
“After a 38-year run, we are gearing up for one last blast of a summer tour,” the band said in a statement. “We feel so lucky and so grateful to have had the incredible support of our fans for so long. We can’t wait to get out on the road and give the people what they want: some loud, fast music and a great party!”
Singer Kaya Stewart (daughter of Eurythmics’ Dave Stewart) and indie rockers Best Coast will open certain dates.
The Go-Go’s performed at Chastain Park Amphitheatre in August 2011 (they also played a private event at Centennial Olympic Park in 2013).
Here are the dates for their farewell tour:
August 2 – Clearwater, FL @ Capitol Theatre*
August 3 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Broward Center for the Performing Arts – Au Rene Theater*
August 5 – Washington, DC @ Warner Theatre**
August 6 – Bethlehem, PA @ Sands Bethlehem Events Center**
August 8 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues**
August 10 – Ridgefield, CT @ Ridgefield Playhouse**
August 11 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore**
August 13 – New York, NY @ Central Park SummerStage*
August 14 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony Outdoor Stage**
August 16 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall**
August 17 – Huber Heights, OH @ Rose Music Center at the Heights**
August 19 – Highland Park, IL @ Ravinia Festival Pavilion**
August 22 – Saratoga, CA @ Mountain Winery**
August 23 – Paso Robles, CA @ Vina Robles Amphitheatre**
August 25 – Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theatre**
August 26 – Las Vegas, NV @ Mandalay Bay Beach**
August 28 – Costa Mesa, CA @ Segerstrom Center for the Arts**
August 30 – Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre**
*with Kaya Stewart
**with Kaya Stewart and Best Coast