Philip H. Anselmo + the Illegals to Resume Touring With Rescheduled September Shows
Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals will be back on the road this September after having to miss out on some scheduled shows earlier in the year. The band was supposed to hit the road with King Parrot this past spring, but bowed out when Anselmo needed more recovery time from his second back surgery in late January.
The new dates begin Sept. 6 in New Orleans and will run for just over three weeks, wrapping Sept. 30 in Fayetteville, Ark. King Parrot, who were scheduled to open the spring dates, will be back for the new shows.
“As many of you know, I had a second back surgery in late January. I'm having an incredible recovery, but just want to be one-thousand percent when I get to jam the new Illegals with all my brothers and sisters,” Anselmo said upon the initial postponement. “My apologies for jumping the gun extend to the fans, my fellow Illegals, King Parrot, our crews, and all mechanical parties involved, but we will all see it's the right decision soon. See you cats and chicks in the fall! Much love, as always."
The Illegals issued their second full-length album, Choosing Mental Illness as a Virtue, in January. “[The album] is going to get hated. It's going to get loved. Like every record, I've ever done, I put zero expectations upon my peers, critics or the general fucking public,” the singer said about the sophomore release.
Philip H. Anselmo + the Illegals / King Parrot 2018 Tour Dates
Sept. 6 - New Orleans, La. @ Santos
Sept. 7 - San Antonio, Texas @ Rock Box
Sept. 8 - Dallas, Texas @ Trees
Sept. 9 - Houston, Texas @ Scout Bar
Sept. 11 - Knoxville, Tenn. @ Concourse
Sept. 12 - Greenville, S.C. @ The Firmament
Sept. 14 - Harrisburg, Pa. @ The Capitol Room
Sept. 15 - Providence, R.I. @ Fete Music Hall
Sept. 16 - Long Island, N.Y. @ Mulcahy’s
Sept. 18 - Brooklyn, N.Y. @ Saint Vitus Bar
Sept. 20 - Rochester, N.Y. @ Montage Music Hall
Sept. 21 - Ft. Wayne, Ind. @ Piere’s
Sept. 22 - Harrison, Ohio @ The Blue Note
Sept. 23 - Louisville, Ky. @ Diamond’s
Sept. 25 - Green Bay, Wis. @ Green Bay Distillery
Sept. 27 - Joliet, Ill. @ The Forge
Sept. 28 - Pontiac, Mich. @ The Crofoot (‘Berserker Fest‘)
Sept. 29 - St. Louis, Mo. @ Fubar
Sept. 30 - Fayetteville, Ark. @ George’s Majestic
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