Lenny Kravitz Sets Dates For Tour With Smash Mouth, Buckcherry

Lenny Kravitz, who picked up a pair of 1999 Video Music Award nominations yesterday for his "Fly Away" video, has just announced dates for his next round of North American touring, slated to start on August 25 at Minneapolis' Target Center.

Joining Kravitz for most of the stops on the tour will be Smash Mouth and Buckcherry, while the Freestylers will also appear on the first two weeks' worth of dates (see "Freestylers Kick Off North American Dates; Tapped To Open For Kravitz, Smash Mouth").

Kravitz (and director Paul Hunter) have been nominated for 1999 VMAs in the categories of Best Male Video and Best Rock Video for "Fly Away." Hosted by Chris Rock, this year's VMAs will be televised live from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City on September 9 at 8:00 p.m. EST.

The dates for Lenny Kravitz's upcoming North American tour:

  • 8/25 - Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center
  • 8/27 - Chicago, IL

    @ World Arena

  • 8/28 - Milwaukee, WI @ Marcus Amphitheater
  • 8/30 - Fort Wayne, IN @ War Memorial Coliseum
  • 8/31 - Detroit, MI @ Pine Knob
  • 9/3 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Van Andel Arena
  • 9/5 - Toronto, ON @ Molson Amphitheater
  • 9/6 - Hartford, CT @ Meadows Music Center
  • 9/8 - New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
  • 9/11 - Saratoga, NY @ Saratoga PAC
  • 9/12 - Worcester, MA @ Worcester Centrum Center
  • 9/14 - Buffalo, NY @ Marine Midland Center
  • 9/15 - State College, PA @ Bryce Jordan Center
  • 9/17 - Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post
  • 9/18 - Virginia Beach, VA @ GTE Amphitheater
  • 9/21 - Atlanta, GA @Lakewood Amphitheater
  • 9/22 - Gainesville, FL @ O'Connell Center
  • 9/24 - Tampa, FL @ Ice Palace
  • 9/25 - West Palm Beach, FL @ Coral Sky Amphitheater
  • 9/27 - Pensacola, FL @ Civic Center
  • 9/28 - New Orleans, LA @ UNO Lakefront Arena
  • 9/30 - Dallas, TX @ Starplex Amphitheater

  • 10/2 - Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
  • 10/3 - Austin, TX @ South Park Meadows
  • 10/5 - Las Cruces, NM @ Pan Am Center
  • 10/6 - Albuquerque, NM @ Albuquerque Convention Center
  • 10/8 - Los Angeles, CA @ Great Western Forum
  • 10/9 - Las Vegas, NV @ Hard Rock Hotel
  • 10/11 - Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion
  • 10/13 - Portland, OR @ Civic Arena (no Smash Mouth)
  • 10/15 - Seattle, WA @ Key Arena
  • 10/16 - Vancouver, BC @ GM Place