The tour, in conjunction with the VH1 Save The Music Foundation, will offer regional glee clubs the chance to compete for the "opening act" performance slot. Entries can be submitted at www.matthewmorrison.com/gleeclubcontest.
Morrison has also teamed up with the comedy website Funny Or Die to create original content for the tour. The videos will premiere on Funny Or Die.
Tour dates follow:
June 18 in Minneapolis, MN at Orpheum Theatre
June 19 in St. Louis, MO at Fabulous Fox Theatre
June 21 in Rosemont, IL at Rosemont Theatre
June 22 in Columbus, OH at Palace Theatre
June 23 in Detroit, MI at Detroit Opera House
June 27 in Philadelphia, PA at Mann Center for the Performing Arts
June 28 in Newark, NJ at New Jersey Performing Arts Center
June 29 in Boston, MA at Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre
July 1 in New York, NY at Beacon Theatre
July 2 in Atlantic City, NJ at Caesar's - Circus Maximus
July 6 in Washington DC at DAR Constitution Hall
July 7 in Greensboro, NC at War Memorial Auditorium
July 8 in Duluth, GA at The Arena at Gwinnett Center
July 10 in Tampa, FL at David A. Straz Jr Center for the Performing Arts
July 11 in Orlando, FL at Bob Carr Performing Arts Center
July 13 in Boca Raton, FL at Mizner Park Amphitheatre
July 14 in Jacksonville, FL at Moran Theater
July 16 in Grand Prairie, TX at Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
July 17 in Austin, TX at Bass Concert Hall
July 19 in Phoenix, AZ at Comerica Theatre
July 20 in San Diego, CA at Humphrey's Concerts by the Bay
July 23 in Los Angeles, CA at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE
Morrison will also be a guest on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" April 6 and "The Ellen Degeneres Show" April 11.
"Summer Rain," which is available on iTunes, is the first track from Morrison's upcoming self-titled debut album, which is due May 10. Morrison received a Tony nomination for his work in Light in the Piazza and also appeared on Broadway in South Pacific, Hairspray, A Naked Girl on the Appian Way, The Rocky Horror Show and Footloose. On "Glee," he plays high school show-choir director and Spanish teacher Will Schuester.
Artist pre-sale tickets go on sale April 4 at www.matthewmorrison.com; American Express cardmember pre-sale tickets go on sale April 6 at 10 AM at www.aeglive.com; general public tickets go on sale April 15 at 10 AM at www.aeglive.com.