In a post on their website in 2020, Primus announced: “This summer, Primus will pay homage to prog-rock legends Rush with a “Tribute to Kings”, a cross-country tour that will feature the iconic ‘A Farewell to Kings’ in its entirety. Special guests Wolfmother will be joining the tour, with The Sword and Battles opening select dates.

As Rush fan site Danforth & Pape noted, For Claypool, this will be the latest in a long series of surreal Rush-related milestones. Primus opened for Rush on tour in 1992, and since then the bassist has crossed paths with the prog legends many times. In 2006, Claypool performed at Rush’s Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame induction, and last year, Geddy Lee sat in with the Claypool Lennon Delirium in Toronto. Europe awaits!!!

Finally, the clouds are parting, the planets are aligning, the dough is rising…whatever metaphor floats your preverbal boat, PRIMUS is going on tour again. We were poised and ready for a massive, bent-rock extravaganza when the gremlins of covid came and yanked the rug out from under us all. I personally have been climbing the walls like a shit-house rat and, after my first season off in 30 some odd years, I’m very anxious and excited to stand in front of the microphone with my four string piece of furniture and belt out some girthy ditties to sweaty throngs of punters. – Les Claypool

As government restrictions and current health & safety protocols continue to be monitored, we have slightly shifted the “A Tribute To Kings” tour to begin this August and run through October. Check out the list of newly rescheduled dates.

Special guests Wolfmother will be still be joining for the entire tour and The Sword will open select dates. All original tickets will be honored.

For those not able to attend the newly rescheduled dates, a refund window is now available for the next 30 days from the original point of purchase.

The following 2021 dates have been cancelled:
July 13, 2021 – Toronto, ON
July 5, 2021 – Lafayette, NY
JulY 23, 2021 – Minneapolis, MN

Refunds will be issued from point of purchase.

Aug 10 Boise, ID Outlaw Field at Idaho Botanical Garden plus Wolfmother
Aug 11 Bonner, MT Kettlehouse Amphitheater Wolfmother
Aug 13 Spokane, WA Riverfront Park Wolfmother
Aug 14 Redmond, WA Marymoor Park Wolfmother
Aug 17 Troutdale, OR Edgefield Wolfmother
Aug 18 Bend, OR Les Schwab Amphitheater Wolfmother
Aug 28 Asheville, NC ExploreAsheville Arena Wolfmother, The Sword
Aug 30 Orlando, FL Hard Rock Wolfmother. The Sword
Aug 31 Atlanta, GA Roxy Theater Wolfmother, The Sword
Sep 03 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Wolfmother, The Sword
Sep 04 Raleigh, NC Red Hat Amphitheater Wolfmother, The Sword
Sep 05 Charlotte, NC Metro Amphitheater Wolfmother, The Sword
Sep 07 Houston, TX The Bayou Wolfmother, The Sword
Sep 09 Austin, TX ACL Live @ Moody Theater Wolfmother, The Sword
Sep 10 New Orleans, LA The Saenger Theater Wolfmother, The Sword
Sep 11 Irving, TX Toyota Music Factory Wolfmother, The Sword
Sep 14 St Louis, MO Music Park Wolfmother, The Sword
Sep 16 Indianapolis,IN The Lawn Wolfmother, The Sword
Sep 17 Cleveland, OH Jacobs Pavilion Wolfmother, The Sword
Sep 18 Cincinnati, OH PNC Pavilion Wolfmother, The Sword
Sep 20 Columbus, OH Express Live Paviion Wolfmother, The Sword
Sep 21 Chicago, IL Chicago Theater Wolfmother, The Sword
Sep 22 Sterling Heights, MI Freedom Hill Amphitheater Wolfmother, The Sword
Sep 24 Boston, MA Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion Wolfmother, The Sword
Sep 25 Asbury Park, NJ Stone Pony Lot Wolfmother, The Sword
Sep 26 Wallingford, CT Oakdale Theater Wolfmother, The Sword
Sep 28 New York, NY Beacon Theater Wolfmother, The Sword
Sep 29 Baltimore, MD MECU Pavilion Wolfmother, The Sword
Oct 01 Philadelphia, PA MET Opera House Wolfmother
Oct 02 Essex Junction, VT Midway Lawn Champlain Valley Expo. Wolfmother
Oct 03 Westbrook, ME Main Savings Pavilion Wolfmother
Oct 05 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE Wolfmother
Oct 06 Richmond, VA Virginia Credit Union LIVE! Wolfmother
Oct 08 Milwaukee, WI BMO Pavilion Wolfmother
Oct 09 Kansas City, MO Grinder’s Wolfmother
Oct 13 Salt Lake City, UT Complex Live Wolfmother
Oct 15 Berkeley, CA The Greek Wolfmother
Oct 16 Paso Robles, CA Vina Robles Amphitheater Wolfmother
Oct 17 Los Angeles, CA The Greek Wolfmother
Oct 19 San Diego, CA Cal Coast Wolfmother
Oct 21 Denver, CO The Mission Wolfmother
Oct 22 Denver, CO The Mission Wolfmother
Oct 25 Phoenix, AZ Arizona Federal Theater Wolfmother

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