British crooner Morrissey making Waterbury tour stop

Legendary crooner Morrissey has announced a 33-date North American tour that takes him to the Palace Theatre in Waterbury on Saturday, Oct. 6.

Tickets, which cost $59.50, $49.50 and $39.50, will go on sale this Friday, June 22 by phone at 203-346-2000 or online.

The British icon will kick off the tour at the Wang Theatre in Boston on Friday, Oct. 5, before heading to Waterbury and New York City. He’ll be supported on all dates by rock singer Kristeen Young.

Rising to fame as lead singer of The Smiths, Morrissey later embarked on a successful solo career. His most recent album, “Years of Refusal,” was released to critical acclaim in 2009. He is expected to perform greatest hits as well as new unreleased songs.

Scott Gargan