Hayley Williams Launches Solo Tour For ‘Petals For Armor’ This Spring

Paramore‘s Hayley Williams has announced her first tour in support of her debut solo album, Petals for Armor. The singer released “Simmer,” “Leave It Alone” and “Cinnamon” from the album, with the full project set for release on May 8.

In September, Paramore —which Williams helped form in 2004—announced they are going on hiatus.

The upcoming tour includes a show at Nashville’s Brooklyn Bowl on June 29.

“Wow. I am going on tour. Myself. It’s not Paramore and truthfully, it’s just a terrifying,” she said in a statement. “But if I know anything, it’s that there’s no safer place (besides at home with my dog) than to be in a room, in front of the people who’ve grown up singing my lungs out for. There was a time I thought I would tour Petals for Armor. What a joke. I must. The first run of shows is going to be hot, sweaty, and intimate. My brand-newly-formed band I will be playing rooms that Paramore outgrew a decade ago. It’s going to be so satisfying to feel the energy of a crowd that close again, especially while performing songs that feel so vital for me; songs I have never performed before for an audience.”

Tickets for the Petals for Armour Tour go on sale March 13 at 10 a.m. local time. Fans who pre-order the record by March 8 will have access to pre-sale tickets for U.S. dates beginning March 10-March 12.

May 13 — Amsterdam, NL @ Melkweg Max
May 15 — Brighton, UK @ The Beach
May 16 — London, UK @ Electric Brixton
May 19 — Cologne, DE @ Live Music Hall
May 28 — Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre
May 30 — San Francisco, CA @ The Masonic
June 1 — Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
June 3 — Denver, CO @ Paramount Theatre
June 5 — Dallas, TX @ HiFi
June 6 — Houston, TX @ House of Blues
June 8 — Orlando, FL @ House of Blues
June 10 — Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle
June 15 — Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore Charlotte
June 17 — Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore Silver Spring
June 18 — Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore Philadelphia
June 20 — Boston, MA @ House of Blues
June 22 — Toronto, ON @ Rebel
June 24 — Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
June 26 — Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
June 27 — Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore Detroit
June 29 — Nashville, TN @ Brooklyn Bowl Nashville

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