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Uproar Tour To Make An Announcement This Monday

Posted by on April 30, 2010

As if we didn’t need more news to make us concerned about Ozzfest. It has been announced via Twitter that the Rockstar Energy Uproar 2010 tour will be making an announcement on Monday, May 3.

While there have been no confirmations about the inaugural tour, rumors about Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold, Hellyeah, Stone Sour, Lacuna Coil and Halestorm’s participation have been swirling the internet months prior. There have also been dates leaked, including one on August 24 at the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

This announcement is another exclamation point on how crowded the summer concert festival scene is becoming. Granted, the Uproar Tour is supposedly a late summer/early fall festival, but it’s probably a safe bet that these artists won’t be available now to part take in Ozzfest. Sure, these bands are still “unconfirmed.” But at least there’s been speculation about Uproar’s lineup building up to the announcement, while the buzz on Ozzfest’s possible lineup has been close to non-existent. And while the economy is supposedly showing signs of recovery, that won’t necessarily translate to the concert industry, which has had down attendance in recent years.

UPDATE: The lineup and dates to the inaugural Summer/Fall tour have been revealed. Disturbed will be on the main stage along with Avenged Sevenfold, Stone Sour and Halestorm. Hellyeah will be headlining the second stage along with Airbourne, Hail The Villain, New Medicine and the winner of the Jagermeister Battle Of The Bands in each city. So pretty much, its exactly what has been predicted (minus Lacuna Coil) and it’s basically the Fall version of Mayhem Fest (also sponsored by Rockstar Energy Drink). Check out the dates after the hit.

August 18th Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
August 20th Omaha, NE – WestFair Amphitheatre
August 21st Chicago, IL – First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
August 22nd Buffalo, NY – Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
August 24th Toronto, ON – Molson Amphitheatre
August 25th Cleveland, OH -Time Warner Cable Amphitheatre at Tower City
August 27th Scranton, PA – Montage Mountain Amphitheatre
August 28th Wantagh, NY – Nikon Theatre at Jones Beach
August 29th Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center
August 31st Washington, DC – Jiffy Lube Live
September 01st Charlotte, NC – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
September 03rd Birmingham, AL – Verizon Wireless Music Center
September 04th Tampa, FL – Ford Amphitheatre
September 10th Dallas, TX – Superpages.com Center
September 11th Corpus Christi, TX – Concrete Street Amphitheater
September 12th Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
September 14th Denver, CO – Comfort Dental Amphitheatre
September 15th Salt Lake City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre
September 17th Sacramento, CA – Sleep Train Amphitheatre
September 18th San Diego, CA – Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
September 19th Tempe, AZ – Tempe Beach Park Amphitheatre
September 22nd Irvine, CA – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
September 24th Portland, OR – Clark County Government Center Amphitheatre
September 25th Seattle, WA – The Gorge Amphitheatre
September 26th Vancouver, BC – Pacific Coliseum
September 28th Edmonton, AB – Rexall Place
September 29th Calgary, AB – Saddledome
September 30th Saskatoon, SK – Credit Union Centre
October 02nd Winnipeg, MB – MTS Centre
October 03rd Sun Fargo, ND – Fargodome
October 04th Madison, WI – Alliant Energy Center Memorial Coliseum

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