House of Blues heats up with fall tours

AFI, The Bravery, Say Anything and Thievery Corporation all set for HOB in 2009

, Staff

The summer concert season is beginning to wind down but the House of Blues is picking up the slack with a slew of recently announced shows. Among the many bands with plans to hit the House of Blues on Lansdowne Street this fall are rockers AFI, The Bravery, Say Anything, and Thievery Corporation.

AFI will return to the road for their first live shows in the U.S. since their 2007 appearance at the Live Earth festival in New York. The California rockers will hit the House of Blues on Sunday, October 25. Tickets are now on sale through Ticketmaster for $27.50 and $29.50. AFI will be touring in support of their forthcoming album, Crash Love, which is schedule to drop on September 29. The album, the band’s eighth studio effort, follows their 2006 chart topper Decemberunderground.

New York City’s The Bravery will perform at the House of Blues on Friday, October 9. The band, who performed earlier this summer at the WFNX Best Music Poll and with Green Day, are currently working on their third album. The Bravery’s last release was 2007’s The Sun and the Moon. Tickets for the show, which are $20, go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. Fans can also purchase 4-packs for $61.

Emo rockers Say Anything will hit the road this fall for a tour that will stop at the House of Blues on Friday, October 30. The band will be touring in support of their forthcoming self-titled album, which is scheduled to drop in stores on October 13. The new release is Say Anything’s fourth studio album. Tickets for the show range in price from $16 to $20 and are now on sale. Eisley, Moneen and Moving Mountains will open.

Thievery Corporation are extending their Radio Retaliation tour through the fall for another stop at Boston’s House of Blues. The band will hit the Lansdowne Street venue on Monday, October 26. Tickets for the show are now on sale through Ticketmaster for $39.50 and $49.50. The DJ duo of Rob Garza and Eric Hilton are touring in support of their their fifth studio album, Radio Retaliation. Earlier this month, the duo opened for Paul McCartney in their hometown of Washington D.C.

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