Imagine Dragons will 'Evolve' with new album, fall tour


BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

Get ready for an Imagine Dragons takeover this year.

The band, whose latest hit “Believer” commandeered the No. 1 spot on alternative radio charts for six weeks, will release the rest of the album that spawned the song on June 23.

To support the release, Imagine Dragons will embark on a fall tour that will play Philips Arena on Nov. 7. Joining them are Grouplove and K.Flay.

“Evolve,” the quartet’s third album, includes 11 songs. Those who pre-order the release now through all digital retailers will receive instant downloads of “Believer,” “Thunder” and “Whatever it Takes.”

Those who pre-order the album via the official Imagine Dragons store ( shop.imaginedragonsmusic.com )  by 11 a.m. May 13 will be sent registration instructions to receive priority access in the Ticketmaster Verified Fan pre-sale, which begins at 10 a.m. May 15. Otherwise, fans can register for early access to tickets at presale.imaginedragonsmusic.com.

Otherwise, a Citi cardmember pre-sale begins at 10 a.m. May 16 (www.citiprivatepass.com); AT&T customers will also have access to a pre-sale at the same time (att.com/frontoftheline).

The rest of you, good luck! Those tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. May 19 via www.livenation.com.

Imagine Dragons, which is based in Las Vegas but includes Atlanta native Daniel Platzman on drums, will perform on the Billboard Music Awards, airing at 8 p.m. May 21 on ABC.

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Evolve Tour Dates:

 

09/26     Phoenix, AZ                        Talking Stick Resort Arena

09/27     San Diego, CA                    Mattress Firm Amphitheatre

09/29     Las Vegas, NV                    T-Mobile Arena

10/01     Los Angeles, CA                                Hollywood Bowl

10/03     Mountain View, CA         Shoreline Amphitheatre

10/04     Sacramento, CA                                Golden 1 Center

10/06     Seattle, WA                        Key Arena

10/08     Vancouver, BC                  Rogers Arena

10/10     Edmonton, AB                   Rogers Place

10/11     Calgary, AB                         Scotiabank Saddledome

10/13     Salt Lake City, UT              USANA Amphitheater

10/14     Denver, CO                         Pepsi Center

10/16     Saint Paul, MN                  Xcel Energy Center

10/18     Chicago, IL                           United Center

10/19     Detroit, MI                          Little Caesars Arena

10/21     Cincinnati, OH                    U.S. Bank Arena

10/23     Brooklyn, NY                      Barclays Center

10/24     Newark, NJ                         Prudential Center

10/26     Quebec, QC                        Le Centre Videotron

10/27     Montreal, QC                     Bell Centre

10/29     Boston, MA                        TD Garden

11/01     Buffalo, NY                         KeyBank Pavilion

11/02     Philadelphia, PA               Wells Fargo Center

11/04     Uncasville, CT                    Mohegan Sun Arena

11/05     Washington, DC                                Verizon Center

11/07     Atlanta, GA                         Philips Arena

11/08     Charlotte, NC                     Spectrum Center

11/10     Orlando, FL                         Amway Arena

11/12     Houston, TX                       Toyota Center

11/13     Dallas, TX                             American Airlines Arena

11/16     Anaheim, CA                      Honda Center

 


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