Kelly Clarkson and The Fray Head Out on Tour!

Kelly Clarkson and the Fray tour

Kelly Clarkson is back on tour later this summer! This time around The Fray is joining her as co-headliners with Carolina Liar as the opener on this 30 plus city tour. Kelly Clarkson is out supporting her newest album is Stronger and The Fray has Scars & Stories. Tour dates are below.

Tour Dates:

7/21/12             Ridgefield, Washington – Sleep Country Amphitheater
7/22/12             Airway Heights, Washington – Northern Quest Resort & Casino
7/25/12             Concord, CA – Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord
7/27/12             Las Vegas, NV – The Chelsea – The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas
7/28/12             Murphys, CA – Ironstone Winery
7/30/12             Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl
8/1/12               Phoenix, AZ – US Airways Center
8/2/12               Albuquerque, NM – Hard Rock Casino Presents: The Pavilion
8/4/12               Thackerville, OK – Winstar Casino
8/6/12               Orange Beach, AL – Amphitheater at The Wharf
8/8/12               Alpharetta, GA – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater at Encore Park
8/10/12             Detriot, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
8/14/12             Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
8/16/12             Camden, NJ – Susquehanna Bank Center
8/17/12             Hershey, PA – Hershey Stadium – Summer MixTape Fest
8/19/12             Bethel, NY – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
8/21/12             Wantagh, NY – Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
8/23/12             Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
8/25/12             Mansfield, MA – Comcast Center
8/26/12             Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
8/28/12             Toronto, ON – Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
8/29/12             Canandaigua, NY – Constellation Brands- Marvin Sands PAC
9/1/12               Tinley Park, IL – First Midwest Bank Amphitheater
9/2/12               Indianapolis, IN – Klipsch Music Center
9/7/12               Houston, Texas – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
9/11/12             Virginia Beach, VA – Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
9/12/12             Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
9/14/12             Tuscaloosa, AL – Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
9/15/12             Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
Ticket on-sales will begin on Friday, April 20 at 10AM. For exclusive information regarding ticket pre-sales, meet and greet opportunities, and other exclusive perks, log on to or

THE FRAY Teams with Reverb for Earth-Friendly Tour!



Band continues partnership with environmental group to reduce its “footprint” and engage fans

(DATELINE – Denver, CO) The Fray with the help of environmental non-profit Reverb, is proud to announce a number of large-scale environmental efforts on their summer tour, including an outreach program educating and engaging fans to take action.


“We have an opportunity to let thousands of people each night know about simple ways they can be more eco-friendly,” says The Fray guitarist Dave Welsh. “We also get to ‘walk the talk’ with the various efforts Reverb is helping us with on tour.”

Environmental efforts on this tour include:

  • Reducing then neutralizing CO2 emissions from venue energy use, hotels, flights, and touring vehicles by supporting the construction of new renewable energy projects such as wind farms. Carbon offsets provided by NativeEnergy.
  • Extensive waste reduction and recycling backstage, including use of reusable water bottles and 5-gallon refillable bubblers reducing the use of plastic bottled water.
  • Working directly with venue operators and promoters to help reduce energy consumption and waste in the front-of-house.
  • The use of sustainable supplies and goods such as biodegradable and reusable catering products.
  • Sourcing local and organic food for catering and composting food waste when possible.
  • An online fan carpooling service created by PickupPal specifically for this tour. Fans who participate in the program will be entered to win autographed prizes.
  • A fan outreach Eco-Village at each show consisting of local environmental groups, green technologies, and a fan carbon offset program.
  • A dedicated Greening Website to reach fans on-line before and after the show.
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The Cost of the Obama Inauguration: It Hurts!

The Fray had a pre-inauguration gig in Washington and finding a hotel wasn’t one of the problems. The problem was actually being able to afford it! Hotel rooms are going for $1,000 a night easily and they want to sell customer packages that could range from $10,000 a night. OUCH!

What did the Fray do? They decided they are going to sleep in their bus. Now that’s rock and roll!