Eagles announce tour dates
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
– The Eagles are going back on the road in 2018 with stadium and arena dates.
Vince Gill will be part of the tour as he was on several dates this past summer.
Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit, with Gill and Deacon Frey, son of the late Eagles member Glen Frey, set initial tour dates for 2018, beginning March 14 in Chicago through July 28 in Philadelphia with additional concerts expected to be announced shortly. The tour will feature stadium concerts in Orlando, Miami, Denver and Minneapolis with Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band; Washington D.C. and Philadelphia with James Taylor & His All-Star Band; and Dallas with Chris Stapleton sharing the bill; with all other dates as an "Evening with the Eagles."
The Eagles and Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will perform:
April 14 Orlando, FL Camping World Stadium
April 21 Miami, FL Hard Rock Stadium
June 28 Denver, CO Coors Field
June 30 Minneapolis, MN Target Field
The Eagles and James Taylor & His All-Star Band will perform:
July 26 Washington, DC Nationals Park
July 28 Philadelphia, PA Citizens Bank Park
The Eagles and Chris Stapleton will perform on June 23 in Arlington, Texas at AT&T Stadium.
"Evening with the Eagles" arena shows are:
March 14 Chicago, IL United Center
March 23 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
May 10 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
July 15 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
July 20 Boston, MA TD Garden
American Express card members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 10 a.m.
Tickets for the Arlington, Denver and Washington, D.C. concerts go on sale beginning Friday, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. local time through Ticketmaster.com. Tickets for all other shows go on sale Dec. 2 at 10 a.m. local time.
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