Nightwish has announced their North American tour dates for 2012 in support of their latest album, Imaginaerum. These will be their only U.S. shows in 2012. All shows will feature Kamelot as opening band.

Here are the dates:


9/12/2012 Center Stage Atlanta, GA
9/13/2012 Center Stage Atlanta, GA
9/15/2012 Beacon Theatre New York, NY
9/16/2012 Electric Factory Philadelphia, PA
9/17/2012 The Palladium Worcester, MA
9/21/2012 Newport Music Hall Columbus, OH
9/23/2012 Royal Oak Music Theatre Royal Oak, MI
9/24/2012 Congress Theatre Chicago, IL
9/25/2012 Pop's Sauget, IL
9/27/2012 The Beaumont Kansas City, MO
9/28/2012 Ogden Theatre Denver, CO
9/29/2012 The Complex Salt Lake City, UT
10/1/2012 Showbox SoDo Seattle, WA
10/2/2012 Crystal Ballroom, The Portland, OR
10/3/2012 The Warfield San Francisco, CA
10/5/2012 The Grove Anaheim, CA
10/6/2012 House Of Blues San Diego, CA
10/7/2012 Marquee Theatre Tempe, AZ
10/9/2012 Diamond Ballroom Oklahoma City, OK
10/10/2012 Emo's Austin, TX
10/11/2012 House of Blues New Orleans, LA
10/13/2012 Revolution Ft. Lauderdale, FL
10/14/2012 House of Blues Lake Buena Vista, FL

Pre-orders are available now! And don't forget to grab a copy of Trials of Imaginaerum, the limited edition Nightwish Record Store Day 10" with demo versions (featuring vocals by bassist Marco Hietala) of four Imaginaerum cuts!