Daughtry Lines Up Tour Dates on Success of Debut Album
The tour dates and kudos keep on coming for Daughtry, the rock band. They recently added an extra half dozen dates onto their US trek.
Last month the band that was formed by Chris Daughtry, “American Idol” finalist, kicked off a major outing of North America. They continue in Rockford, IL on August 30. The rockers, since last check, have added shows for Annapolis, MD; Dallas, TX; Niagara Falls, NY; Clearwater, FL; Alpine, CA and Boston, MA. Next month they will also have a few dates in Australia. The overseas dates for Daughtry can be found on their website at daughtryofficial.com.
The final show for the the current itinerary will be in Chicago on November 14. The performance is being recorded for “Soundstage,” A PBS television program. No tickets are available for purchase, however on Daughtry’s website their will be details telling fans how they can win passes to the performance.
Bon Jovi has also tapped Daughtry to open two October and November shows for the rock veterans at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ.
Chris Daughtry said, the honor is a double one, getting to help open Prudential Center as well as getting to perform with New Jersey’s Bon Jovi. They have always been personally inspiring for me. They have our utmost admiration and respect.
Frontman Chris Daughtry, who last year found quick fame when he became one of the final four contestants on “American Idol,” the FOX television show, has been able to lead his band Daughtry into the history books of rock with this year’s biggest selling US album. The self-titled debut album was released in November and has sold over 3 million copies. It stayed on Billboard’s US Top 10 chart for 26 weeks.
So far the album has spanned the radio hits “Home” and “It’s Not Over.” “Home” has been nominated for the MTV Video Music’s Monster Single of the Year. The awards show will take place on September 9.
In the middle of their touring, Daughtry will find time to make a few appearances on television. On September 12 they will appear on “Late Show with David Letterman” and “Early Show” on CBS. On September 13 they will be on “Live with Regis and Kelly” on ABC.