Alice in Chains returns to the stage to celebrate 30 years of “dirt”

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Seattle-based band Alice in Chains have been busy lately.

First, the band’s 1992 album Dirt turned 30 this year, and this album is set to receive an anniversary vinyl reissue and a box set release. On original release, Dirt peaked at sixth place in the standings Billboard 200 and became Alice in Chains’ best-selling album. Another cause for celebration is the fact that the band’s 1992 album was recently certified five times platinum by the RIAA. The precursor of Dirt, face lift (1990), which went triple platinum and the band’s 1994 album, Pot of flieshas now reached four times platinum. Talk about a platinum night.

But, to continue to shine the spotlight on Dirtthe box set will include the re-released album as well as never-before-seen photos and a resin figurine of the album cover (among other things).

And to top it off, Alice in Chains kicked off their summer tour with Breaking Benjamin and Bush on August 10. This first gig in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania marked the band’s first gig in three years. The tour will run until October 8, and you can check out the rest of their tour dates below.

Alice in Chains 2022 Tour Dates:

8/13 Syracuse, NY – St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview
8/14 Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at the Jones Beach Theater
8/16 Clarkston, MI – Pine Knob Musical Theater
8/17 Noblesville, IN – Ruoff Music Center
8/19 Bonner Springs, KS – Azura Amphitheater
8/20 Council Bluffs, IA – Westfair Amphitheater
8/22 Milwaukee, WI – American Family Insurance Amphitheater
8/24 Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
8/25 St. Paul, MN – Minnesota State Fair Ground Grandstand
8/27 Englewood, CO – Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater
8/29 Salt Lake City, UT – USANA Amphitheater
8/31 Bend, OR – Hayden Homes Amphitheater
9/2 Ridgefield, WA – Amphitheater RV Inn Style Resorts
9/3 Auburn, WA – White River Amphitheater (Pain In The Grass)
9/5 Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheater
9/7 Wheatland, CA – Toyota Amphitheater
9/8 Irvine, CA – FivePoint Amphitheater
9/10 Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion
9/11 Albuquerque, New Mexico – Isleta Amphitheater
9/14 Del Valle, TX – Germania Insurance Amphitheater
9/16 Dallas, Texas – Dos Equis Pavilion
9/17 Houston, TX – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
9/20 Rogers, AR – Walmart AMP
9/21 Maryland Heights, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
9/23 Mt. Pleasant, MI – Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort
9/25 Louisville, KY – Stronger than life
9/27 Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
9/28 Alpharetta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheater
9/30 Tampa, Florida – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheater at FL State Fairgrounds
10/1 West Palm Beach, Florida – iTHINK Financial Amphitheater
10/4 Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
10/5 Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
10/7 Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
10/8 Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center

Photo credit: Pamela Littky

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