Tom Keifer hits the road in 2022 with fellow ’80s hard rockers LA Guns and Faster Pussycat for what the singer calls the “Sonic Slam” tour.
The US trek will begin June 1 in Liverpool, NY, and currently run through July 16 in Pickerington, Ohio, with more dates in the works. (Keifer will get his feet wet at the M3 Rock Festival on May 7 in Columbia, Md., Featuring Tesla, Skid Row, and Kix.) Ticket information is available on Keifer’s website and you can check out the full list of tour dates below.
“#keiferband is boosted for the Sonic Slam 2022 tour with our friends LA Guns and Faster Pussycat!” the former Cinderella frontman said in a statement. “Get ready for a 100% live, loud, loud and banging rock show. I can’t wait to see everyone in 2022.”
Faster Pussycat frontman Taime Downe echoed Keifer’s excitement. “Faster Pussycat has toured with the band of Tom and LA Guns before, but never all of us together,” he said in a statement. “The shows were always amazing, and you can expect the same this summer. There will be three decades of friendship and great music under one roof. Sonic Slam is going to be awesome!”
Keifer has released his most recent studio album, To augment, in 2019. Faster Pussycat released two songs in 2021: the original “Nola” and a cover of “Pirate Love” by Johnny Thunders. LA Guns, meanwhile, just released their new studio album, Checkered past, in November.
“With every new record, the idea is like, what do I want to hear? What song hasn’t Zeppelin written that I can write?” LA Guns guitarist Tracii Guns told UCR last month. “What would John Bonham do here?” What would Neil Peart do here? All of these kinds of funny jigsaw puzzle pieces constantly cross my mind as I write music. And I’m trying to prevent it from becoming gradual, and I think we’re holding that very well. “
Tom Keifer, LA Guns, Faster Pussycat ‘Sonic Slam’ 2022 Tour
May 7 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion (M3 Rock Festival, Keifer only)
June 1 – Liverpool, NY @ Sharkey’s Bar & Grill
June 3 – Middletown, NY @ Orange County Fair Speedway
June 4 – Glenside, PA @ Keswick Theater
June 9 – Derry, NH @ Tupelo Music Hall
June 10 – Jim Thorpe, PA @ Penn’s Peak
June 14 – Pittsburgh, PA @ The Palace Theater
June 16 – Akron, OH @ Akron Civic Theater
June 17 – St. Charles, MO @ The Family Arena
June 18 – Harrison, OH @ The Blue Note
June 23 – Plano, TX @ Legacy Hall
June 24 – Cedar Park, TX @ Haute Spot
June 25 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
July 2 – Hot Springs, AR @ Magic Springs Water & Theme Park
July 8 – St. Charles, IL @ Arcada Theater
July 8 – Des Plaines, IL @ The Des Plaines Theater
July 15 – Fort Wayne, IN @ Piere’s
July 16 – Pickerington, OH @ Picktown Palooza
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