Adams begins his 2012 tour Jan. 24 in North Bethesda, Md., with U.S. gigs stretching through a two-night stand Feb. 17-18 at Los Angeles’ Walt Disney Concert Hall. The Australia and New Zealand shows take place Feb. 25 through March 8.
The European tour gets started April 19 in Dublin, Ireland, at Olympia Theatre. Adams returns to Dublin April 25 to play the Royal Concert Hall.
United Kingdom stops include Belfast Waterfront April 20, Gateshead at The Sage Gateshead April 22, London Palladium April 23 and April 30, Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall April 26, and Sheffield City Hall April 27.
The last date on the tour is May 9 in Oslo, Norway, at Folketeateret. Additional gigs include Antwerp, Belgium, at Queen Elisabeth Hall May 2, Paris’ La Cigale May 4, Amsterdam, Netherlands, at Royal Carre Theatre May 6, and Copenhagen, Denmark, at Falkoner Theatre May 7.
Adams is touring in support of his latest album, Ashes & Fire, which was released last year on his own PAX-AM label and EMI’s Capitol. The album features guest appearances from Norah Jones and Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers keyboardist Benmont Tench.
Tickets for the European dates go on sale Friday.
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