7:26am PT by Chris Payne, Billboard
Kings of Leon Announce 'Mechanical Bull' Tour Dates
The Followill brothers will take their latest collection of rock 'n' roll jams on the road this winter, as Kings of Leon have just announced plans to tour behind Mechanical Bull.
Beginning Feb. 5 at Atlanta's Philips Arena, the recent Billboard cover stars will take their celebrated live show on a string of North American dates, featuring blues rocker Gary Clark Jr. as the opening act. The tour is produced by Live Nation and presented by Klipsch Audio. Tickets go on sale to the general public between Nov. 1 and Nov. 2, depending on each market.
Mechanical Bull, the band's sixth album, was released Sep. 24 via RCA and debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200.
According to a press release, this batch of dates marks only the first leg of the band's 2014 tour, with more to be announced. Here are the Kings of Leon 2014 tour dates that have been made official:
Feb. 5: Atlanta, GA (Philips Arena)
Feb. 7: Nashville, TN (Bridgestone Arena)
Feb. 9: Louisville, KY (KFC Yum! Center)
Feb. 11: Auburn, MI (The Palace At Auburn Hills)
Feb. 14: New York, NY (Madison Square Garden)
Feb. 15: Uncasville, CT (Mohegan Sun Arena)
Feb. 18: Columbus, OH (Schottenstein Center)
Feb. 19: Philadelphia, PA (Wells Fargo Center)
Feb. 21: Washington, DC (Verizon Center)
Feb. 23: London, Ontario (Budweiser Gardens)
Feb. 24: Montreal, Quebec (Bell Centre)
Feb. 26: Toronto, Ontario (Air Canada Centre)
Feb. 28: Boston, MA (TD Garden)
March 5: Kansas City, MO (Sprint Center)
March 6: Minneapolis, MN (Target Center)
March 8: Chicago, IL (United Center)
This story first appeared on Billboard.com.