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New Orleans, LA (April 6, 2015) - Morrissey gained fame in the 1980s as the co-founder and front man of the successful and iconic British rock band The Smiths. After the band's breakup in 1987, Morrissey embarked on a successful solo career which included such notable albums as Viva Hate, Bona Drag and Vauxhall and I. In 1988, his first solo album, Viva Hate, entered the UK albums chart at number one and, over the years, Morrissey entered the top ten UK singles chart on ten occasions.

Morrissey is widely regarded as an important innovator of the indie music scene and remains an icon in the world of pop music. He will be kicking off his 2015 U.S. tour at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans on Thursday, June 11th.

Tickets for Morrissey ($39.50 - $89.50) go on sale Friday, April 10th at 10am at the Saenger Theatre Box Office, or by calling 800-745-3000. The box office, located at 1111 Canal St., is open Monday through Friday 10am to 5pm. All tickets subject to applicable service charges and fees.

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