PHOENIX, AZ Monday Apr.11.2005 /netmusiccountdown.com/ -- The Killers are coming...

The Las Vegas band, whose debut album "Hot Fuss" shot them to stardom, launches another North American tour tonight, April 11, from Phoenix, Arizona.

The Killers will be on the road for two months, and some of the cities the band plans to visit on the theatre tour include San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Salt Lake City, Chicago, New York, Atlanta and Los Angeles. The Killers are also heading north to play several shows for their Canadian fans in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto and Montreal.

Up-and-coming artists Tegan and Sara will support the Killers on most dates of the spring tour, which wraps up June 11 at Atlanta's Midtown Music Festival. After that, the Killers head to Europe to open four shows for U2 in late June and early July.

Here are the dates for the Killers' spring tour, per the band's Web site and Ticketmaster:

April
11 - Phoenix, AZ - Marquee
12 - La Jolla, CA - RIMAC Arena
13 - Long Beach, CA - The Vault 360
15 - Las Vegas, NV - The Joint
16 - Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern LG (at 7 pm)
16 - Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern LG (at 11 pm)
17 - Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern LG
19 - San Francisco, CA - Fillmore (at 7 pm)
19 - San Francisco, CA - Fillmore (at 11 pm)
21 - Portland, OR - Roseland Theater
22 - Vancouver, BC, Canada - Vogue Theatre
23 - Vancouver, BC, Canada - Vogue Theatre
24 - Seattle, WA - Moore Theater
26 - Edmonton, AB - Red's
27 - Calgary, AB - MacEwan Hall
28 - Spokane, WA - The Big Easy

May
02 - Salt Lake City, UT - Kingsbury Hall
03 - Denver, CO - Paramount Theater
06 - Minneapolis, MN - The Quest
07 - Milwaukee, WI - Eagles Club/The Rave/Eagles Ballroom
09 - Davenport, IA - The Col Ballroom
10 - Kansas City, MO - Uptown Theater
11 - Chicago, IL - Riviera Theatre
22 - Omaha, NE - Sokol Auditorium - Note- Date changed from 5/5/05
23 - St. Louis, MO - The Pageant
24 - Louisville, KY - Palace Theater - Note- Venue changed from Jillian's
26 - Covington, KY - Madison Theatre
27 - Columbus, OH - Promowest Pavilion
28 - Cleveland, OH - Scene
31 - Toronto, ON, Canada - Molson Amphitheater

June
01 - Montreal, QC, Canada - Metropolis
03 - Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory
04 - New York, NY - Central Park Summer Stage
06 - Providence, RI - Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel
10 - Myrtle Beach, SC - House of Blues
11 - Atlanta, GA - Music Mid-Town Festival
29 - Cardiff, UK - Millenium Stadium - supporting U2

July
02 - Vienna, Austria - Ernst Happel Stadium - supporting U2
05 - Katowice, Poland - Slaski Stadium - supporting U2
13 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Arena - supporting U2

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