Annual Summer Tour to Feature Platinum Artist Theory of a Deadman, Alter Bridge, Black Stone Cherry, Adelitas Way and newcomer Emphatic

The highly anticipated Carnival of Madness Tour has added more dates to the 15 previously announced.   Joining the Carnival this summer will be Theory of a Deadman, Alter Bridge, Black Stone Cherry, Adelitas Way and Emphatic.
Sponsored by Monster Energy Drink, the trek will steamroll through North America starting August 13 in Twin Lakes, WI.  See below for the complete list of shows.
VIP ticket pre-sales for these new dates are now available for fans belonging to Theory of a Deadman’s Deadfan Club, and on the Carnival of Madness mailing list at   VIP bundles that include a meet and greet with Theory of a Deadman, fan club membership, exclusive merchandise, and tickets will be available for purchase at
The public on-sale for the first new shows was Friday, June 10.  All of the ticket on-sale info can be found at  The “Carnival” ticket price acknowledges the current state of the economy offering an “affordable” ticket that will be in the $25 – $35 range.
The Carnival of Madness Tour made its inaugural launch in 2010 with Shinedown, Sevendust, Chevelle, Puddle Of Mudd and 10 Years, which proved to be one of the biggest Rock shows of the summer as a Top 50 tour.
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CITY                           VENUE
Saturday, August 13               Twin Lakes, WI           Shadow Hill Ranch
* Sunday, August 14               Chillicothe, IL              Three Sisters Park
* Tuesday, August 16             Royal Oak, MI                Royal Oak Music Theatre
* Wednesday, August 17        Indianapolis, IN           The Lawn at White River State Park
Friday, August 19                    Council Bluffs, IA        Harrah’s Casino
** Saturday, August 20           Sedalia, MO                Missouri State Fairgrounds
* Tuesday, August 23             Fargo, ND                   The Hub (outdoors)
* Wednesday, August 24        Sioux Falls, SD           Sioux Falls Arena
Friday, August 26                    Louisville, KY              KY State Fair/Cardinal Stadium
Saturday, August 27               Waterloo, IA                McElroy Auditorium (outdoors)
Sunday, August 28                 St. Paul, MN               Minnesota State Fair
* Wednesday, August 31        Albany, NY                  Times Union Center
Thursday, September 1          Allentown, PA             The Great Allentown Fair
Saturday, September 3          Hampton Beach, NH  Hampton Beach Casino
* Sunday, September 4          Bangor, ME                 Bangor Waterfront
* Monday, September 5         Fitchburg, MA             Central Mass Expo Center
Wednesday, September 7      Baltimore, MD             Pier Six Concert Pavilion
* Friday, September 9             Big Flats, NY               Tag’s Summer Stage
Saturday, September 10        Atlantic City, NJ          House of Blues
Sunday, September 11           Huntington, WV           Harris Riverfront Park
Tuesday, September 13         Charlotte, NC              Time Warner Cable Uptown Amp.
Wednesday, September 14    Fayetteville, NC          Crown Coliseum
Friday, September 16             Tulsa, OK                    Osage Million Dollar Elm Casino
Saturday, September 17        Poplar Bluff, MS         Black River Coliseum
* Sunday, September 18        Dayton, OH                 Montgomery County Fairgrounds
* Newly added date.
** Black Stone Cherry will not be at this show.