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Published: 2014/07/29

Primus Announce Willy Wonka-Themed Fall Tour

Primus have announced a tour in support of their forthcoming album, Primus & The Chocolate Factory with The Fungi Ensemble. The band will hit the road with their Willy Wonka-themed show, which will be similar to their last New Year’s Eve performance, on October 22 when they kick off the tour at the Tower Theatre in Upper Darby, PA. They will then make their way across the country over the course of the next month, with a Halloween show scheduled at New York City’s Beacon Theatre on October 31. Tickets for the tour are now on sale.

In addition to the music, the band will also be bringing back the Primus candy bars. The treats, created by Asher’s Chocolates, will include flavors like Mr. Krinkle (crisped rice), Professor Nutbutter (peanuts) and Bastard Bar (dark chocolate).

As previously reported, Primus drummer Tim Alexander recently underwent open heart surgery following a heart attack earlier this month. He is currently expected to make a full recovery.

Primus Tour Dates

October 22 Upper Darby, PA - Tower Theatre  
October 24 Albany, NY - Palace Theatre 
October 25 Boston, MA - Orpheum Theatre 
October 26 Burlington, VT - Flynn Center for Performing Arts 
October 28 Waterbury, CT - Palace Theater 
October 29 Baltimore, MD - Hippodrome 
October 31 New York, NY - Beacon Theatre  
November 1 New Brunswick, NJ - State Theatre 
November 2 Rochester, NY - Main Street Armory  
November 3 Detroit, MI - The Fillmore Detroit  
November 5 St. Louis, MO - Peabody Opera House 
November 7 Cincinnati, OH - Taft Theatre 
November 8 Atlanta, GA - Tabernacle 
November 9 Orlando, FL - Hard Rock Live 
November 11 Miami Beach, FL - The Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Theater 
November 12 Clearwater, FL - Ruth Eckerd Hall 
November 14 Biloxi, MS - Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 
November 15 Austin, TX - ACL live at the Moody Theater
November 16 Dallas, TX - The Majestic Theatre  
November 17 San Antonio, TX - Majestic Theatre  
November 19 Phoenix, AZ - Orpheum Theatre Phoenix 
November 21 Los Angeles, CA - Orpheum Theatre LA 

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