John Mayer to Go on First Tour in Three Years

John Mayer

Within days after splitting with Katy Perry, the 'Your Body Is a Wonderland' singer announces he is ready to tour again.
Pop and blues artist John Mayer happily announced that he would be performing live again on the road, embarking on his first major concert tour in three years after the throat problem that caused him to go on a vocal break has finally healed. The slated tour will be in support of his 2012 album "Born and Raised", kicking off on July 6 at Milwaukee's Summerfest and will run until October.

For four months, the 35-year-old singer will be playing in 40 cities in four countries. He will trek across the U.S. to such places as Red Rocks in Colorado on July 16 and at the Hollywood Bowl on October 5 and will even go abroad to perform at the Luna Park in Buenos Aires, Argentina on September 17 and in Rock in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on September 21.

"American Idol" season eleven big winner Phillip Phillips will serve as front act for the singer/songwriter. The concerts will benefit returning veterans as a dollar from each ticket sold will go to the Northern California Institute for Research and Education, a leading non-profit organization devoted to advancing veterans' health research.

Before his tour, Mayer will warm up at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheatre on April 25 and at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on April 26. Perhaps it was a blessing in disguise that the crooner broke up with girlfriend Katy Perry before he embarks on a grueling tour again, since it would definitely be tough on their relationship if one of them were to be away for quite some time while on the road performing.

  • Jul 06 - Milwaukee, WI at Summerfest- Marcus Amphitheater
  • Jul 07 - Maryland Heights/St. Louis, MO at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
  • Jul 09 - Cincinnati, OH at Riverbend Music Center
  • Jul 10 - Bonner Springs, KS at Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
  • Jul 12 - Woodlands, TX at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
  • Jul 13 - Dallas, TX at Gexa Energy Pavilion
  • Jul 16 - Morrison, CO at Red Rocks Amphitheatre
  • Jul 19 - Ridgefield, WA at Sleep Country Amphitheater
  • Jul 20 - George, WA at The Gorge
  • Jul 22 - Paso Robles, CA at California Mid State Fair
  • Jul 24 - Wheatland, CA at Sleep Train Amphitheatre at Sacramento
  • Jul 26 - Mountain View, CA at Shoreline Amphitheatre
  • Jul 27 - Irvine, CA at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Irvine
  • Aug 06 - Cuyahoga Falls, OH at Blossom Music Center
  • Aug 07 - Clarkston, MI at DTE Energy Music Theatre
  • Aug 09 - Tinley Park, IL at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
  • Aug 10 - Noblesville, IN at Klipsch Music Center
  • Aug 11 - Springfield, IL at Illinois State Fair
  • Aug 13 - Darien, NY at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
  • Aug 14 - Toronto, ON at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
  • Aug 16 - Hartford, CT at Comcast Theatre
  • Aug 17 - Mansfield, MA at Comcast Center
  • Aug 20 - Bethel, NY at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
  • Aug 21 - Holmdel, NJ at PNC Bank Arts Center
  • Aug 23 - Camden, NJ at Susquehanna Bank Center
  • Aug 24 - Virginia Beach, VA at Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
  • Aug 25 - Burgettstown, PA at First Niagara Pavilion
  • Aug 27 - Allentown, PA at The Great Allentown Fair
  • Aug 28 - Wantagh, NY at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
  • Aug 30 - Saratoga Springs, NY at Saratoga Performing Arts Center
  • Aug 31 - Bristow, VA at Jiffy Lube Live
  • Sept 01 - Atlantic City, NJ at Borgata Resort Spa and Casino Event Center
  • Sept 04 - Charlotte, NC at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Charlotte
  • Sept 05 - Raleigh, NC at Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek
  • Sept 07 - Tampa, FL at Live Nation Amphitheater at the Florida State Fairgrounds
  • Sept 08 - West Palm Beach, FL at Cruzan Amphitheatre
  • Sept 17 - Buenos Aires, Argentina at Luna Park
  • Sept 21 - Rio De Janeiro, Brazil at Rock in Rio
  • Sept 27 - Atlanta, GA at Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood
  • Oct 01 - Albuquerque, NM at Isleta Amphitheater
  • Oct 02 - Phoenix, AZ at Desert Sky Pavilion
  • Oct 04 - San Diego, CA at Sleep Train Amphitheatre
  • Oct 05 - Los Angeles, CA at Hollywood Bowl

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