Elvis Costello and Blondie, two of the most enduring stars of the new wave era, will tour together this summer, with shows including a July 27 stop at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden. There will also be a show at the Forest Hills Stadium in Forest Hills, N.Y., July 24.
The tour will hit 13 cities, starting July 20 in Bethel, N.Y., and ending Aug. 10 in Seattle.
The BB&T Pavilion show will be part of the July 26-28 XPoNential Music Festival. Also performing at the festival that day, at nearby Wiggins Park, will be St. Paul & the Broken Bones, The Wood Brothers, Low Cut Connie, J.S. Ondara, Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds, Caroline Rose, The McCrary Sisters, Ali Awan and The Vaughns.
Blondie will also perform at the Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank, June 22.
Costello will perform with his band The Imposters, featuring keyboardist Steve Nieve, drummer Pete Thomas and bassist Davey Faragher. Nieve and Thomas were both part of his original band, The Attractions.
Blondie currently includes singer Debbie Harry, guitarists Chris Stein and Tommy Kessler, drummer Clem Burke, bassist Leigh Foxx and keyboardist Matt Katz-Bohen.
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