Former Academy Is… frontman William Beckett will be performing at a series of amphitheater shows this summer, supporting Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo and Rick Springfield. The 9-date U.S. run kicks off June 28 in Atlanta, Georgia. You can check out the full list of dates and a message from Beckett below.

“It is my pleasure to announce that I'll have the privilege of touring with Pat Benatar and Rick Springfield this summer. I'm incredibly honored to have the opportunity to tour with these legendary artists and share my music with them and their fans. I hope to see you on one of the dates!”

Jun 28 Atlanta, GA @ Chastain Park Amphitheatre 
Jun 29 Raleigh, NC @ Red Hat Amphitheatre 
Jul 01 Boston, MA @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion 
Jul 06 Canandaigua, NY @ Constellation Brands – Marvin Sands 
Jul 08 Cincinnati, OH @ PNC Pavilion at Riverbend 
Jul 16 Kansas City, MO @ Starlight Theatre 
Jul 19 Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theater 
Jul 25 Saratoga, CA @ The Mountain Winery 
Jul 27 Portland, OR @ Oregon Zoo Amphitheater

Beckett’s debut full-length as a solo artist, Genuine & Counterfeit, was released last year via Equal Vision Records. Watch the video for “Benny & Joon,” which is taken from the album.