The Smashing Pumpkins will stop in Western New York for their first acoustic tour.
Billed as “The Smashing Pumpkins: In Plainsong – An Acoustic-Electro Evening,” the tour will kick off June 15 at the Riviera Theatre in North Tonawanda.
Tickets are $42.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through the Riviera box office, online at rivieratheatre.org, by calling 692-2413 and at World Hollywood Entertainment inside the McKinley Mall. Presale tickets are on sale now online only via rivieratheatre.org for Riviera Theatre members and Edge Cyber Club members.
Having written and released more than 400 songs, Pumpkins front man Billy Corgan said in a news release that songs appearing in the set won’t come from the Pumpkins’ catalog only, but also will feature songs from Zwan – the band formed by Smashing Pumpkins’ members – and solo works as well.