Bush and Live Tour 3/6/19

Bush and Live are joining forces for “The Alt-Imate Tour,”, a co-headlining summer run that will see the two acts celebrating the 25th anniversary of their respective breakthrough albums Sixteen Stone and Throwing Copper. Special guests on the tour will be Canadian alternative act Our Lady Peace.

The road show will hit arenas and outdoor amphitheaters in 33 cities across the country, kicking off on June 6th in Mashantucket, Connecticut, and wrapping on September 8th in Rochester, Michigan.

Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale said, “We are thrilled to be touring this summer with Live. The wealth and depth of songs from both bands should provide a great night of music.” Live singer Ed Kowalczyk added, “Bush is a great band and Gavin is a super passionate singer and performer . . . I know the fans are going to get one hell of a show.”

Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, March 15th at 10 a.m. local time at LiveNation.com. Confirmed dates are (subject to change):
June 6 – Mashantucket, CT – Foxwoods Resort Casino
June 7 – Atlantic City, NJ – Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena
June 8 – Burlington, ON – Sound of Music Festival
June 11 – Boston, MA – Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion
June 13 – Gilford, NH – Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
June 14 – Canandaigua, NY – Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center: CMAC
June 15 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
July 26 – Appleton, WI – Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium
July 27 – Council Bluffs, IA – Stir Cove at Harrah’s Casino
July 28 – Kansas City, MO – Starlight Theatre
July 30 – New Orleans, LA – Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square
August 2 – Wichita, KS – Hartman Arena
August 3 – Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium
August 6 – Los Angeles, CA – Greek Theatre
August 7 – Concord, CA – Concord Pavilion
August 9 – Tuolumne, CA – Black Oak Casino
August 10 – Costa Mesa, CA – OC Fair
August 11 – Tucson, AZ – AVA Casino
August 14 – Rogers, AR – Walmart AMP
August 16 – Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
August 17 – Miami, FL – Bayfront Park Amphitheater
August 18 – Jacksonville, FL – Daily’s Place
August 20 – Atlanta, GA – Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park
August 23 – Essex Junction, VT – Champlain Valley Expo
August 24 – Baltimore, MD – MECU Pavilion
August 25 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
August 27 – Allentown, PA – The Great Allentown Fair
August 29 – Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
August 30 – Bethel, NY – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
September 4 – Dayton, OH – The Rose Music Center at The Heights
September 6 – Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
September 7 – Allegan, MI – Allegan County Fair
September 8 – Rochester, MI – Meadow Brook Amphitheatre

Story source: press release


  • Both Sixteen Stone and Throwing Copper were released in 1994. The former was Bush’s debut, while the latter was Live’s second LP.
  • Both yielded a slew of Number One and Top 10 modern rock hits: Throwing Copper featured “Lightning Crashes,” “I Alone,” “All Over You” and “Selling The Drama,” while Sixteen Stone contained “Glycerine,” “Comedown,” “Machinehead,” “Everything Zen” and “Little Things.”
  • The two albums sold more than 20 million albums combined.