Smashing Pumpkins Tour to Feature Jack Bates

Jack BatesAfter announcing that D’Arcy Wretzky would not be joining the upcoming “Shiny and Oh So Bright” reunion tour, the Smashing Pumpkins have announced the bass player for the outing. Original members Billy Corgan, Jeff Iha, and Jimmy Chamberlin, as well as Jeff Schroeder, will be joined by bassist Jack Bates.

Fans will know Bates as the son of Joy Division/New Order bassist Peter Hook. He also tours with his father’s band, The Light, and will be on the road with them in the months leading up to the Smashing Pumpkins tour. He previously joined The Smashing Pumpkins on a 2015 tour.

The Shiny and Oh So Bright tour begins July 12th in Glendale, Arizona and will make its way across the U.S. and Canada through September 7th.

Smashing Pumpkins Shiny and Oh So Bright Tour Dates:

July 12Glendale, AZGila River Arena
July 14Oklahoma City, OKChesapeake Energy Arena
July 16Austin, TXFrank Erwin Center
July 17Houston, TXToyota Center
July 18Dallas, TXAmerican Airlines Center
July 20Nashville, TNBridgestone Arena
July 21Louisville, KYKFC Yum! Center
July 22Atlanta, GAInfinite Energy Aerna
July 24Miami, FLAmerican Airlines Arena
July 25Tampa, FLAmalie Arena
July 27Baltimore, MDRoyal Farms Arena
July 28Philadelphia, PAWells Fargo Center
July 29Uncasville, CTMohegan Sun Arena
July 31Boston, MATD Garden
August 1New York City, NYMadison Square Garden
August 4Pittsburgh, PAPPG Paints Arena
August 5Detroit, MILittle Caesars Arena
August 7Montreal, QCCentre Bell
August 8Toronto, ONAir Canada Centre
August 11Columbus, OHSchottenstein Center
August 13Chicago, ILUnited Center
August 14Chicago, ILUnited Center
August 16Kansas City, MOSprint Center
August 17Indianapolis, INBankers Life Fieldhouse
August 19St. Paul, MNXcel Energy Center
August 20Omaha, NECenturyLink Center
August 21Sioux Falls, SDDenny Sanford Premier Center
August 24Seattle, WAKey Arena
August 25Portland, ORModa Center
August 27Oakland, CAOracle Arena
August 28Sacramento, CAGolden 1 Center
August 30Los Angeles, CAThe Forum
August 31Los Angeles, CAThe Forum
September 1San Diego, CAViejas Arena
September 2Las Vegas, NVT-Mobile Arena
September 4Salt Lake City, UTVivint Smart Home Arena
September 5Denver, COPepsi Center
September 7Boise, IDFord Idaho Center

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