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April 27, 2011  | by: Angela Raiford

Kings of Leon

To support their fifth studio album Come Around Sundown, Tennessee brothers and indie rockers Kings of Leon have a 29-date summer tour planned. And it looks like the Foo Fighters and Band of Horses will be joining them for a few dates on the road.

Foo Fighters will be joining them for two dates (June 18th in Berlin and June 22nd in Stockholm). Band of Horses will be joining them first on July 26th in Orange Beach, AL and staying on until the end of the tour.

Am I the only one who thinks of this as a strange combination? When I think of the Foo Fighters, Band of Horses and Kings of Leon together, it seems a bit…off. The idea of Dave Grohl and Caleb Followill sharing the same rehearsal space and guitar stories just rings comical. If you’d like to see how it all plays out, purchase a ticket to one of their many summer tour dates (below):

July 25: Orange Beach, Ala. (The Wharf)
July 27: Atlanta, Ga. (Aaron’s Lakewood Amphitheater)
July 29: Dallas, Tex. (Gexa Energy Pavilion)
July 30: Houston, Tex. (Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion)
Aug. 02: Tampa, Fla. (1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre)
Aug. 05: West Palm Beach, Fla. (Cruzan Amphitheater)
Aug. 05: Charlotte, N.C. (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater)
Aug. 06: Virginia Beach, Va. (Farm Bureau Live)
Aug. 09: Washington D.C. (Jiffy Lube Live)
Aug. 10: Wantagh, N.Y. (Nikon @ Jones Beach)
Aug. 12: Camden, N.Y. (Susquehanna Bank Center)
Aug. 13: Hartford, Conn. (Comcast Theatre)
Aug. 16: Buffalo, N.Y. (Darien Lake PAC)
Aug. 17: Holmdel, N.J. (PNC Bank Arts Center)
Aug. 19: Boston, Mass. (Comcast Center)
Aug. 20: Saratoga, N.Y. (Saratoga Performing Arts Center)
Aug. 23: Detroit, Mich. (DTE Energy Center)
Aug. 24: Cincinnati, Ohio (Riverbend Music Center)
Aug. 26: Chicago, Ill. (First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre)
Aug. 27: Indianapolis, Ind. (Verizon Wireless Music Center)
Aug. 29: Bonner Springs, Kan. (Sandstone Amphitheater)
Aug. 31: Denver, Colo. (Red Rocks Amphitheatre)
Sept. 01: Denver, Colo. (Red Rocks Amphitheatre)
Sept. 03: Las Vegas, Nev. (Mandalay Bay)
Sept. 04: San Diego, Calif. (Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre)
Sept. 06: Phoenix, Ariz. (Ashley Furniture Home Store Pavilion)
Sept. 08: Irvine, Calif. (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater)
Sept. 10: Mountain View, Calif. (Shoreline Amphitheatre)
Sept. 12: Seattle, Wash. (Key Arena)

What do you think of the Kings of Leons opening acts? Will you be buying a ticket for their summer tour?

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