Well, maybe not that busy. Kowalczyk’s upcoming solo album, Alive, is due to hit stores July 6, meaning that most of the work is already behind him, but the Live frontman will embark on a short series of tour dates in the U.S. followed by Europe in support of Alive.
The tour begins in Buffalo, N.Y., at Lafayette Square July 1; lands in South Burlington, Vt., for a gig at Higher Ground July 2 and heads northward to Beauce, Quebec, for a show at Woodstock en Beauce July 3.
Other stops include NYC at City Winery July 6; Clifton Park, N.Y., at Northern Lights July 7; Pougkeepsie at The Chance July 8; Sayreville, N.J., at Starland Ballroom July 9; Hampton Beach, N.H., at the Casino Ballroom July 10 and Chicago at Lollapalooza Aug. 6.
Kowalczyk then heads to Europe in August, playing London’s Koko Aug. 26; Holland’s Bavaria Open Air Festival Aug. 28; Utrecht’s Muziekcentrum Vredenburg Aug. 29 and Amsterdam’s Paradiso Sept. 1. Kowalczyk’s Euro plans also include shows in Germany, Sweden, Norway and Denmark.
Recorded in Austin with producer CJ Eiriksson (U2, Blue October, matchbox twenty), Alive features Kowalczyk’s new band consisting of Ramy Antoun on drums, James Gabbie on lead guitar and Chris Heerlein on bass. For more info, click here for EdKowalczyk.com.