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Lana Del Rey Recruits Grimes for ‘Endless Summer’ Tour


Lana Del Rey has recruited Grimes as a support act for her previously announced 2015 tour, now dubbed “Endless Summer.” The artful electro-pop singer will open for Del Rey at 10 shows – including a newly added June 9th gig in Mansfield, Massachusetts – beginning May 28th in Noblesville, Indiana and continuing through June 16th at West Palm Beach, Florida. 

In December, Del Rey announced a run of eight joint shows with former Hole frontwoman Courtney Love; the duo will open their jaunt on May 7th in The Woodlands, Texas and part ways following a May 22nd show in Ridgefield, Washington.

Though the two musicians have never toured together, they have shared the stage in a roundabout way. After Del Rey covered Nirvana’s “Heart-Shaped Box” onstage in 2012, Love tweeted at the singer, “You do know the song is about my vagina, right? ‘Throw down your umbilical noose so i can climb right back,’ umm. On top of which some of the lyrics about my vagina I contributed. So umm next time you sing it, think about my vagina will you? lol xc. You are gorgeous and very talented. It was all in good humor, love. It is true, however.”

Del Rey released her third studio album, Ultraviolence, in 2014. While Grimes hasn’t revealed details of her upcoming fourth LP, she recently contribute the Bleachers collaboration “Entropy” to an episode of HBO’s Girls

Lana Del Rey 2015 Tour Dates

May 7 – The Woodlands, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion *
May 9 – Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion *
May 12 – Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre *
May 14 – Phoenix, AZ @ AkChin Pavilion *
May 16 – Chula Vista, CA @ Sleep Train Amphitheater *
May 18 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl *
May 20 – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre *
May 22 – Ridgefield, WA @ Sleep Country Amphitheater *
May 28 – Noblesville, IN @ Klipsch Music Center **
May 30 – Tinley Park, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre **
May 31 – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre **
June 3 – Toronto, ON @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre **
June 4 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre **
June 9 – Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Centre **
June 11 – Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live **
June 13 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion **
June 14 – Atlanta, GA @ Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood **
June 16 – West Palm Beach, FL @ Cruzan Amphitheater **

* with Courtney Love
** with Grimes

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