Thursday, January 5, 2012

Van Halen 2012 tour dates announced

The first series of Van Halen 2012 tour dates have been posted by music industry website Pollstar.

In support of the band’s February 7 release, “A Different Kind Of Truth,” Van Halen will kick things off February 18 in Louisville, Kentucky.

45 shows across North America have been posted through to the end of June.

Kool & The Gang will open on select dates throughout the trip.

Tickets go on sale Tuesday, January 10 - we may have more details once VH officially post the press release for the tour.

Van Halen
2012 North American tour

Feb 18 - Louisville, KY - KFC Yum! Center
Feb 20 - Auburn Hills, MI - The Palace Of Auburn Hills
Feb 22 - Indianapolis, IN - Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Feb 24 - Chicago, IL - United Center
Feb 28 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden Arena

Mar 01 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden Arena
Mar 03 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena
Mar 05 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center
Mar 09 - Buffalo, NY - First Niagara Center
Mar 11 - Boston, MA - TD Garden
Mar 15 - Montreal, QC - Bell Centre
Mar 17 - Toronto, ON - Air Canada Centre
Mar 21 - Ottawa, ON - Scotiabank Place
Mar 24 - Atlantic City, NJ - Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall
Mar 28 - Washington, DC - Verizon Center
Mar 30 - Pittsburgh, PA - Consol Energy Center

Apr 01 - Rosemont, IL - Allstate Arena
Apr 10 - Sunrise, FL - Bank Atlantic Center
Apr 12 - Tampa, FL - Tampa Bay Times Forum
Apr 14 - Orlando, FL - Amway Center
Apr 16 - Jacksonville, FL - Jacksonville Veterans Mem. Arena
Apr 19 - Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena
Apr 21 - Greensboro, NC - Greensboro Coliseum Complex
Apr 25 - Charlotte, NC - Time Warner Cable Arena
Apr 27 - Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena

May 01 - Tulsa, OK - BOK Center
May 05 - Tacoma, WA - Tacoma Dome
May 07 - Vancouver, BC - Rogers Arena
May 09 - Calgary, AB - Scotiabank Saddledome
May 11 - Edmonton, AB - Rexall Place
May 17 - Winnipeg, MB - MTS Centre
May 19 - Saint Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center
May 22 - Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center
May 24 - Denver, CO - Pepsi Center
May 27 - Las Vegas, NV - MGM Grand Garden Arena

Jun 01 - Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center
Jun 03 - Oakland, CA - Oracle Arena
Jun 05 - San Jose, CA HP - Pavilion At San Jose
Jun 12 - Anaheim, CA - Honda Center
Jun 14 - San Diego, CA - Viejas Arena
Jun 16 - Phoenix, AZ - US Airways Center
Jun 20 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center
Jun 22 - San Antonio, TX - AT&T Center
Jun 24 - Houston, TX - Toyota Center
Jun 26 - New Orleans, LA - New Orleans Arena

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