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Tori Amos announces North American tour, including Orpheum dates

July 22, 2011 | 11:20 am

Tori Amos announces North American tour 
 
 Fans of Tori Amos have reason to celebrate: The platinum-selling, genre-defying pianist-singer-songwriter is returning to the stage, and has announced a North American tour that will bring her to the intimate Orpheum Theatre in downtown L.A. for two nights: Dec. 17 and 18.

Amos' return is prompted by the release of her first new album since 2009's "Midwinter Graces." Her forthcoming full length, "Night of Hunters," will arrive in September and is described in the tour announcement as a "21st century song cycle inspired by select classical pieces spanning the last 400 years." It will be released by the classical label Deutsche Grammophon.

The Night of Hunters tour will begin Nov. 29 at the Cobb Energy Performance Arts Center in Atlanta, and will feature among the 15 dates two nights at the Beacon Theatre in New York. No word yet on when tickets go on sale, but we'll keep you posted.

Full tour itinerary below.

Tori Amos' Night of Hunters tour dates 

Nov. 29: Atlanta, Cobb Energy Performance Arts Center
Dec. 1: Philadelphia, Academy of Music
Dec. 2: New York, Beacon Theatre
Dec. 3: New York, Beacon Theatre
Dec. 5: Washington, D.C., Constitution Hall
Dec. 6: Boston, Orpheum Theater
Dec. 8: Toronto, Massey Hall
Dec. 10: Chicago, Chicago Theatre
Dec. 13: Vancouver, Canada, Orpheum Theater
Dec. 14: Seattle, Paramount Theatre
Dec. 16: Oakland, Paramount Theatre
Dec. 17: Los Angeles, Orpheum Theatre
Dec. 18: Los Angeles, Orpheum Theatre
Dec. 21: Austin, Texas, Bass Concert Hall
Dec. 22: Dallas, Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

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-- Randall Roberts

Photo: Tori Amos. Credit: Victo de Mello.

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