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Morrissey coming to St. Petersburg on U.S. tour

Morrissey announced a 25-date U.S. concert tour today, including a rare stop for the British singer in the Tampa Bay area. Fingers crossed, this time it’s going to happen.

The former vocalist for seminal ‘80s indie band The Smiths is set to play The Mahaffey Theater on May 30, the St. Petersburg venue said in a news release.

Morrissey has gained a reputation for canceling tours in recent years. He was last set to play locally in 2009, but canceled due to illness just days before the concert at St. Petersburg’s Jannus Landing. A 2013 tour was also canceled, apparently due to pneumonia and a bleeding ulcer.

Tickets for the Mahaffey show, priced from $55 to $89.50, go on sale Feb. 21 at noon through themahaffey.com, the theater’s box office, or by calling (727) 893-7832.

Morrissey is set to release his first album since 2009 later this year, the news release said. His best-selling book, “Autobiography,” was released in 2013.

Here’s the full list of Morrissey tour dates:

May 7 San Jose CA City National Civic Auditorium

May 10 Los Angeles CA Los Angeles Sports Arena

May 13 El Paso TX Plaza Theater

May 14 Albuquerque NM Sunshine Theater

May 16 Salt Lake City UT Kingsbury Hall

May 17 Denver CO Ellie Caulkins Opera House

May 19 Lincoln NE Rococo Theatre

May 20 Lawrence KS Liberty Hall

May 22 Dallas TX Majestic Theatre

May 24 Austin TX Austin Music Hall

May 25 Beaumont TX Julie Rogers Theatre

May 27 Memphis TN Orpheum Theatre

May 28 Nashville TN Ryman Auditorium

May 30 St Petersburg FL The Mahaffey Theater

May 31 Miami FL Knight Concert Hall

June 4 Atlanta GA Cobb Energy Center

June 6 Atlantic City NJ Revel Ovation Hall

June 7 Boston MA Boston Opera House

June 10 Baltimore MD Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

June 13 Chicago IL Civic Opera House

June 14 Flint MI James Whiting Auditorium

June 16 Lewiston NY Artpark Main Stage Theater

June 17 Wilmington DE Grand Opera House

June 19 Hershey PA Hershey Theatre

June 21 New York NY Barclays Center Arena

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