Veteran rockers Boston have announced the first series of dates for their 2012 summer tour.
Band leader Tom Scholz had some fun with announcement, saying “Just 10 months till the end … at least till the end of the Mayan calendar, anyway. I wonder, did they mean to prophesize the end of the world, or was the December 21st planetary alignment just a convenient place to stop chiseling stone tablets on a really long calendar project? Some people think it is the same thing, so why take a chance? If I was making a bucket list, it would definitely include going out one more time to play some Boston shows — before time runs out!”
“I don’t really think the world is going to end this year,” Scholz continued, “but on the off chance the Mayans were on to something, let me take a moment to thank all of you for helping make the Boston experience an awesome ride. One of the best things about Boston to me is its fans; they are some of the nicest people I’ve ever met, and collectively the best crowds anyone could wish to play for.”
“I regret that we can't play as many shows as we would like, but we will do as much as we can in North America,” Tom added.
The first series of dates released start June 28 in Hollywood, Florida, with a batch in the south and another bunch in Canada in late July.
To stay up to date on Boston’s tour dates, visit the band’s website here.
Boston have been working on a new album which, last anyone heard from the band, was 85% complete as of last August.
Jun 28 — Hollywood, FL – Seminole Hard Rock Live
Jun 29 — Clearwater, FL – Ruth Eckard Hall
Jun 30 — Valdosta, GA – Wild Adventures Theme Park
Jul 01 — St. Augustine, FL – The Saint Augustine Amphitheatre
Jul 03 — Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live Orlando
Jul 26 — Rama, ON – Casino Rama
Jul 27 — Belleville, ON – Empire Theatre
Jul 28 — London, ON – Harris Park
Aug 01 — Columbus, OH – Crew Stadium, Ohio State Fair
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