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Paul Simon: 2011's Ironman

Paul Simon's had quite a busy year. He's been on tour most of the time since the release of his album So Beautiful or So What in April, having played 51 shows in nearly as many cities. Having just returned in July from an international leg that took him through most of Western Europe, the United Kingdom, and as far as Tel Aviv, you'd think his battery would need some recharging, especially after turning 70 at the beginning of the month.

But you'd be wrong. Today, he starts the fall leg of his US tour in Phoenix and will be traveling straight through to December. He'll play 31 more shows in as many cities ranging from the southernmost tip of California, though the Rocky Mountains and Midwest over to New Jersey, and then back down to Hollywood, Florida, where he'll close up shop for the year. And from what we've heard, he's still sounding pretty good.

Check out his route and show schedule below.

October 2011

17 - Phoenix, AZ - Comerica Theatre

19 - Universal City, CA - Gibson Amphitheatre

20 - Berkeley, CA - Greek Theatre

22 - San Diego, CA - Viejas Arena

23 - Santa Barbara, CA - Santa Barbara Bowl

24 - Las Vegas, NV - The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

26 - Broomfield, CO - 1stBank Center

28 - Grand Prairie, TX - Verizon Theatre

29 - Memphis, TN - Mud Island Amphitheatre

November 2011

4 - New Orleans, LA - UNO Lakefront Arena

5 - Austin, TX - Cedar Park Center

6 - Oklahoma City, OK - Civic Center Music Hall

8 - Kansas City, MO - The Midland by AMC

9 - Omaha, NE - Qwest Center

11 - Milwaukee, WI - Riverside Theatre

13 - Chicago, IL - Rosemont Theatre

15 - St. Louis, MO - Fox Theatre

16 - Moline, IL - iWireless Center

18 - Detroit, MI - Fox Theatre

19 - Columbus, OH - Veteran's Memorial Auditorium

20 - Bloomington, IN - Indiana University Auditorium

22 - Highland Heights, KY - Bank of Kentucky Center

23 - Akron, Oh - EJ Thomas Performing Arts Hall

26 - Atlantic City, NJ - Trump Taj Mahal

27 - Newark, NJ - New Jersey Performing Arts Center

29 - Richmond, VA - Landmark Theater

December 2011

1 - Durham, NC - Durham Performing Arts Center

2 - Duluth, GA - The Arena at Gwinnett Center

4 - Orlando, FL - UCF Arena,

5 - Clearwater, FL - Ruth Eckerd Hall

6 - Hollywood, FL - Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

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