Don't live life like there's no tomorrow. Okay, go ahead, because things got a little weird with Van Halen and they're not playing at the Oracle in April anymore. Instead, make believe they're right in front of you while you rock out to this. -- ASD Staff Report
With special guest
NORTH AMERICAN TOUR EXTENSION ANNOUNCED!
Wednesday, April 23rd at 8:00pm
Tickets go onsale on Monday, March 3rd at 10am at www.livenation.com!
VAN HALEN EXTENDS HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL NORTH AMERICAN TOUR
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (February 22, 2008) - Due to overwhelming fan demand, VAN HALEN announced today that they will extend their critically acclaimed North American concert tour into May 2008. The expanded trek will take Eddie Van Halen, David Lee Roth, Alex Van Halen and Wolfgang Van Halen to 15 additional cities throughout the U.S. and Canada, bringing fans one of the most successful concert tours in recent memory.
A very special stop for VAN HALEN on this tour, a charity event which the band will headline for Tiger Woods' annual event, Tiger Jam XI, will be held in Las Vegas, NV at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Saturday, April 19th. Woods will introduce the band as they help raise funds for the Tiger Woods Foundation and select Las Vegas-based charities. Las Vegas tickets go on sale February 16.
Music fans and the press have responded to Van Halen's 2007/2008 tour with passionate fanfare. "For more than two hours, the gods delivered," said Rolling Stone. Playboy magazine recently awarded VAN HALEN as Best Live Act of 2007 in its annual Music Poll in the March 2008 issue.
Formed in Los Angeles in 1974, the band has always been known for their electrifying live shows. From the moment they released their self-titled 1978 debut album, VAN HALEN shook the foundations of rock, thanks largely to Roth's peerless showmanship, Eddie Van Halen's revolutionary guitar virtuosity and their songwriting abilities. Their music has change rock and roll forever.
Tickets for Van Halen at the ORACLE Arena go onsale Monday, March 3rd at 10am at www.livenation.com, ticketmaster outlets or charge by phone. Tickets are $149.50, $79.50 and $49.50 for reserved seating plus applicable service charges.
Fans can purchase tickets for all dates at www.livenation.com. VAN HALEN continues to team with I Love All Access to bring their fans a variety of exclusive VIP Ticket packages. For more info, go to www.van-halen.com.
VAN HALEN TOUR DATES
Feb. 14 Amway Arena Orlando, FL
Feb. 16 Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena Jacksonville, FL
Feb. 18 St. Pete Times Forum Tampa, FL
Feb. 20 BankAtlantic Center Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Feb. 22 John Paul Jones Arena Charlottesville, VA
Feb. 25 Gwinnett Arena Duluth, GA
Mar. 3 American Airlines Center Dallas, TX
Mar. 5 US Bank Arena Cincinnati, OH
Mar. 7 RBC Center Raleigh, NC
Mar. 9 1st Mariner Arena Baltimore, MD
Mar. 11 Verizon Wireless Arena Manchester, NH
Mar. 13 Izod Center East Rutherford, NJ
Mar. 17 Madison Square Garden New York, NY
Mar. 19 Giant Center Hershey, PA
Mar. 21 Mellon Arena Pittsburgh, PA
Mar. 24 Dunkin Donuts Center Providence, RI
Mar. 26 Mohegan Sun Arena Uncasville, CT
Mar. 28 Boardwalk Hall Atlantic City, NJ
Mar. 30 Scottrade Center St. Louis, MO
Apr. 1 Value City Arena Columbus, OH
Apr. 3 Allstate Arena Chicago, IL
Apr. 5 Van Andel Arena Grand Rapids, MI
Apr. 7 Bradley Center Milwaukee, WI
NEW DATES ADDED
Apr. 17 Glendale Arena Glendale, AZ
Apr. 19 Mandalay Bay Event Center Las Vegas, NV
Apr. 21 E Center Salt Lake City, UT
Apr. 23 Oracle Arena Oakland, CA
Apr. 25 Arco Arena Sacramento, CA
Apr. 28 Tacoma Dome Tacoma, WA
Apr. 30 General Motors Place Vancouver, BC
May 3 MTS Centre Winnipeg, MB
May 5 Credit Union Centre Saskatoon, SK
May 7 Target Center Minneapolis, MN
May 9 Arena at Harbor Yard Bridgeport, CT
May 11 Scotiabank Place Ottawa, ON
May 13 Times Union Center Albany, NY
May 15 Copps Coliseum Hamilton, ON