Listen To Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo Acoustic Cover Of Green Day

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Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo just performed a solo set in Chicago, and he covered Green Day’s ‘Basket Case’ and ‘When I Come Around.’ He also covered Smashing Pumpkins’ ‘1979‘ and ‘Today’. He had good words to say about Billie Joe Armstrong and Billy Corgan saying: “Both the Billies are so awesome.”

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Meanwhile,  Pixies and Weezer have announced a massive, co-headline seven week North American tour this Summer 2018.  The tour kicks off June 23rd in Tampa, Florida and will wrap in Phoenix, Arizona on August 12th while The Wombats will support as openers from June 23rd  to July 15th. 

Though Weezer and Pixies have shared stages in the past, this marks their first full tour together.  Speaking of the upcoming tour, Pixies frontman Black Francis said: “We’re all big Weezer fans, so we’re really looking forward to this summer.  We have a lot of respect for Weezer, they’re not afraid to take risks with their music.”

Weezer and the Pixies Tour Dates:

June 23 – Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
June 26 – New Orleans, LA @ Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square
June 27 – Dallas, TX @ Starplex Pavilion
June 29 – Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
June 30 – Austin, TX @ Austin360 Amphitheater
July 6 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
July 7 – Tinley Park, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
July 8 – Noblesville, IN @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
July 10 – Burgettstown, PA @ KeyBank Pavilion
July 11 – Cuyahoga Falls, OH @ Blossom Music Center
July 13 – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
July 14 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
July 15 – Syracuse, NY @ Lakeview Amphitheatre
July 17 – Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center
July 18 – Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
July 20 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
July 21 – Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion
July 22 – Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
July 24 – Raleigh, NC @ Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
July 25 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion
July 27 – Atlanta, GA @ Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
July 28 – Nashville, TN @ Ascend Amphitheater
July 29 – Rogers, AR @ Walmart AMP
July 31 – Greenwood Village, CO @ Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
August 1 – West Valley City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre
August 4 – Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheatre
August 7 – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
August 11 – Chula Vista, CA @ Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
August 12 – Phoenix, AZ @ AK-Chin Pavilion

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