April 4, 2016

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA will return this fall for a 33-date headlining tour of North America. The kick-off show is slated for November 6 at The Fillmore in Charlotte, North Carolina. Support on the trek will come from German-Norwegian symphonic metallers LEAVES' EYES and Finnish melodic death metallers OMINIUM GATHERUM.

Advanced tickets for the confirmed tour dates are now available exclusively at A limited number of VIP meet-and-greet tickets which include a poster will be available for for purchase for each show .

Tickets will go on sale April 29 at all other outlets.


Nov. 06 - The Fillmore - Charlotte, NC
Nov. 07 - The Fillmore - Silver Spring, MD
Nov. 08 - Upstate Concert Hall - Clifton Park, NY
Nov. 09 - The Trocadero - Philadelphia, PA
Nov. 11 - Starland Ballroom - Sayreville, NJ
Nov. 12 - Webster Theater - Hartford, CT
Nov. 13 - Club Soda - Montreal, QC Canada
Nov. 14 - Mavericks - Ottawa, ON Canada
Nov. 16 - Dallas - Kitchener, ON Canada
Nov. 17 - Park Street Saloon - Columbus, OH
Nov. 18 - Token Lounge - Westland, MI
Nov. 19 - Altar Bar - Pittsburgh, PA
Nov. 21 - Rave - Milwaukee, WI
Nov. 22 - Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN
Nov. 24 - The Exchange - Regina, SK Canada
Nov. 25 - Dickens - Calgary, AB Canada
Nov. 26 - Starlite Room - Edmonton, AB Canada
Nov. 28 - The Venue - Vancouver, BC Canada
Nov. 29 - El Corazon - Seattle, WA
Nov. 30 - Hawthorne Theatre - Portland, OR
Dec. 02 - Slim's - San Francisco, CA
Dec. 03 - Brick by Brick - San Diego, CA
Dec. 04 - The Grove - Anaheim, CA
Dec. 05 - Club Red - Tempe, AZ
Dec. 06 - Tricky Falls - El Paso, TX
Dec. 08 - Gothic Theater - Englewood, CO
Dec. 09 - Granada - Lawrence, KS
Dec. 10 - Trees - Dallas, TX
Dec. 11 - Cine el Rey - McAllen, TX
Dec. 13 - Alamo Music Hall - San Antonio, TX
Dec. 14 - Scout Bar - Houston, TX
Dec. 16 - House of Blues - Lake Buena Vista, FL
Dec. 17 - The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA

SONATA ARCTICA has commenced work on the follow-up to its "Pariah's Child" album. Like its predecessor, the as-yet-untitled ninth studio effort is being recorded at Studio 57 for a late 2016 release via Nuclear Blast.

To promote the upcoming album, SONATA ARCTICA will hit the road again in October, supported by Swedish metallers TWILIGHT FORCE.


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