February 20, 2012
Chris Cornell Brings Songbook To Europe – update
Grunge icon Chris Cornell is excited to announce European Songbook dates this Summer. Fans in the UK and across Europe will get the chance to see Chris perform unplugged, up close and personal.
The much-anticipated acoustic Songbook tour provides fans with an intimate “Storytellers” like setting where Cornell easily interacts with his audience and shares insights about his music. Cornell states, “Songbook was created for my fans.”
The tour will kick off in Manchester, UK on 16 June and highlights Chris Cornell's entire catalogue, including Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple of the Dog. Familiar songs emerge in a new context that showcases the depth and breadth of Chris Cornell's songwriting talents.
Chris Cornell released Songbook last year to wide critical acclaim. The album includes the song “The Keeper” which was nominated for a Golden Globe award in 2012.
WHERE REQUIRED, PRESALE PASSWORD IS “SONGBOOK2012” (NOT CASE-SENSITIVE).
SAT 16 JUNE – MANCHESTER, UK @ Lowry – TICKETS ONSALE NOW
MON 18 JUNE – LONDON, UK @ Palladium – TICKETS ONSALE NOW
TUE 19 JUNE – BIRMINGHAM, UK @ Symphony Hall – TICKETS ONSALE NOW
WED 20 JUNE – NEWCASTLE, UK @ City Hall – TICKETS ONSALE NOW
FRI 22 JUNE – PARIS, FRANCE @ Trianon – TICKETS ONSALE NOW
MON 25 JUNE – UDINE, ITALY @ Castello – TICKETS ONSALE NOW
TUE 26 JUNE – TORINO, ITALY @ Colonia Sonora – TICKETS ONSALE NOW
FRI 29 JUNE – FLORENCE, ITALY @ Cavea del Nuovo Teatro dell'Opera di Firenze – TICKETS ONSALE NOW
TUES 3 JULY – COPENHAGEN, DENMARK @ Royal Theatre – TICKETS ONSALE 29 FEB 10AM
WED 4 JULY – PUTTE, SWEDEN @ Parkern Festival – TICKETS ONSALE NOW
THU 5 JULY – OSLO, NORWAY @ Folketeateret TICKETS ONSALE NOW
SAT 7 JULY – WEERT, HOLLAND @ Bospop Festival – TICKETS ONSALE NOW
SUN 8 JULY – BRUGGE, BELGIUM @ Cactus Festival – TICKETS ONSALE SOON
February 13, 2012
More Songbook Tour Dates May 2012
We're happy to announce that Chris Cornell will be playing further solo 'Songbook' shows throughout May, including rescheduling the dates which were postponed in the Fall. See tour section for all ticket links, onsale dates and further info. Tickets from the previous Fall show dates will be honored.
5/12/12 Tampa, FL Tampa Theatre – sold out
5/13/12 Orlando, FL Hard Rock Live – buy tickets
5/15/12 Fort Myers, FL Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall – link to follow
5/16/12 Miami Beach, FL Jackie Gleason Theater – buy tickets
5/18/12 Gulf Shores, AL Hangout Festival – Gulf Shores Public Beach – buy tickets
5/20/12 Nashville, TN War Memorial Auditorium – buy tickets
Keep checking back for additional dates to be added later.
January 27, 2012
Soundgarden in Madrid
Soundgarden is scheduled to perform at Sonisphere in Madrid, Spain on May 25th, 2012. Tickets and info: http://sonisphere.co.uk/
January 24, 2012
Chris Cornell To Play Muhammad Ali Birthday Fundraiser
Chris Cornell will be performing at Muhammad Ali's 70th Birthday Celebrations at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday February 18 2012.
The 16th Annual Power of Love Gala will raise funds in support of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and The Muhammad Ali Center.
Tickets are on sale now: ABC will also televise the event in the US on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. EST/ 4 p.m. PST.
Soundgarden in Luxembourg
Soundgarden is scheduled to perform at Rockhal Main Hall in Esch-Alzette, Luxembourg on May 28th, 2012. Tickets and info: http://bit.ly/yfRpId
January 16, 2012
Soundgarden at 2012 Download Festival, UK
Soundgarden are set to perform at the 2012 Download Festival in Donington Park, UK on June 10th. Tickets and details: http://www.downloadfestival.co.uk
January 11, 2012
Soundgarden in Berlin
Soundgarden are scheduled to perform May 31st at Zitadelle Spandau in Berlin, Germany. Tickets are available HERE.
January 9, 2012
Soundgarden in Paris
Soundgarden are scheduled to perform at Le Zénith in Paris, France on May 29th. Tickets: http://www.gdp.fr/fr/node/12234
Box office information :Phone : 0892 392 192 (0,34 €/min , France only) or +33 149 975 191 (international)
January 6, 2012
Chris at the NY Times Arts & Leisure Weekend
Chris Cornell will be interviewed in-depth by Jon Pareles of the New York Times tomorrow, Saturday, January 07, at 6:00PM as part of the New York Times Arts & Leisure Weekend. The event is sold out, but you can access a live stream of the event at www.artsandleisureweekend.com. Those buying a copy of the 'Songbook' album at the event will have an opportunity to get it signed by Chris.
[Update: you can watch a recording of this interview HERE or see photos from the event HERE]
January 5, 2012
Chris Cornell on Leno Tonight!
Chris Cornell will be performing “The Keeper” on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno tonight. More details at the official site for the show.