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Mr. Big Announces North American Tour

Mr. BigMr. Big, anchored by bass genius Billy Sheehan, will be touring North America starting July 30th in San Diego, California. The trek, in support of their latest album What If, will mark the group’s first North American trek with it’s original members in 13 years.

Founded in 1988, Mr. Big’s original and current lineup includes Sheehan, guitarist Paul Gilbert, vocalist Eric Martin, and drummer Pat Torpey.

“It’s so great to be back with Paul, Eric and Pat too,” Sheehan said. “We wrote [What If] like we did in the old days for the first two records. Jamming together in the same room to write songs.”

The band’s second single from the album, “American Beauty”, will be hitting the airwaves in July.

Mr. Big 2011 North American Tour Dates:

  • July 30, 2011: San Diego, CA – 4th & B
  • July 31, 2011: Agoura Hills, CA – The Canyon Club
  • August 2, 2011: Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre
  • August 4, 2011: Santa Ana, CA – Galaxy Theatre
  • August 5, 2011: San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
  • August 6, 2011: Modesto, CA – Xclamation Festival
  • August 8, 2011: Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
  • August 9, 2011: Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
  • August 12, 2011: Chicago, IL – House Of Blues
  • August 13, 2011: Columbus, OH – Al Rosa Villa
  • August 16, 2011: Pittsburgh, PA – Trib Total Media Amphitheater
  • August 17, 2011: Cleveland, OH – House Of Blues
  • August 19, 2011: Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
  • August 20, 2011: Detroit, MI – Harpo’s
  • August 23, 2011: New York, NY – BB King’s
  • August 24, 2011: Foxborough, MA – Showcase Live
  • August 26, 2011: N. Myrtle Beach, SC – House Of Blues
  • August 27, 2011: Lake Buena Vista, FL – House Of Blues
  • August 30, 2011: Houston, TX – House Of Blues
  • August 31, 2011: Dallas, TX – House Of Blues