Some of the legendary rock bands of all time, JOURNEY, publicizes their Freedom Tour 2022, that includes very particular friends BILLY IDOL and TOTO. The diamond-selling Rock & Roll Corridor of Famers will take the stage in 40 cities throughout North America with their catalog of worldwide chart-topping hits, together with “Do not Cease Believin”, “Any Method You Need It”, “Faithfully”, “Lights” and extra. The tour comes after the band beforehand introduced a model new six-show Las Vegas residency, operating from December 1 to December 11 on the Theater at Virgin Lodges.
Offered by AEG Presents, the Freedom Tour 2022 begins February 22 in Pittsburgh, PA – making stops in Los Angeles, Dallas, Nashville and extra – earlier than wrapping Might 11 in Hartford, CT. Very particular visitor and Rock and Roll icon Billy Idol will be a part of JOURNEY on all dates from February 22 via April 5. Very particular visitor TOTO, who’ve collectively streamed greater than 3.3 billion performs on Spotify alone, will be a part of JOURNEY on all remaining dates starting in San Diego on April 7.
Citi is the official card of the JOURNEY Freedom Tour 2022. Citi cardmembers may have entry to presale tickets for US dates starting Tuesday, November 16 at 10am native time till Thursday, November 18 at 10pm native time via Citi Leisure. A restricted variety of unique VIP Packages are additionally out there. These distinctive affords can embody a tremendous collection of reserved seated tickets, customized merchandise and way more. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, November 19 at 10am native time HERE until in any other case famous.**
JOURNEY are one in every of rock music’s most influential icons, and they’re set to ship a brand-new album, FREEDOM, in 2022. This summer time, the band headlined the Lollapalooza Competition in Chicago, uniting hundreds of followers throughout generations with their decade-spanning setlist of beloved anthems. The group additionally rocked Central Park with “Anyway You Need It” and “Don’t Cease Believin’” at We Love NYC: The Homecoming Live performance, along with honoring 9/11 first responders on the Tunnel to Towers live performance in August. JOURNEY options founder Neal Schon (lead guitarist), Jonathan Cain (keyboards, backing vocals), Arnel Pineda (lead vocals) Jason Derlatka (keyboards, backing vocals), and Deen Castranovo (drums, backing vocals).
“It’s that point – time to get again to the place we’re used to being – on Stage!” says Neal Schon. “We’re wanting ahead to shifting into excessive gear and bringing you the very best present potential. The band is operating on all 12 cylinders and really excited! Please come and be a part of us as soon as once more for a night stuffed with rocking stage connection enjoyable. See you quickly Associates.”
“Touring subsequent 12 months with JOURNEY goes to be nice enjoyable! An epic evening you received’t need to miss,” Billy Idol says. “I’m excited to get again to so many fantastic cities and I’m bringing Steve Stevens and the remainder of the Billy Idol band with me!”
TOTO’s Steve Lukather shares, “’On behalf of myself and the band, we’re very honored and excited to do that tour with our outdated and expensive pals JOURNEY. Gonna be a fantastic evening of music, and as all the blokes are lifelong pals… a blast off stage as effectively.”
For the reason that group’s formation in 1973, JOURNEY has earned 19 prime 40 singles, 25 gold and platinum albums, and has offered almost 100 million albums globally. Their “Best Hits” album is licensed 15 times-platinum, making JOURNEY one of many few bands to ever have been diamond-certified, and their tune “Do not Cease Believin'” has been streamed over one billion occasions alone.
JOURNEY was inducted into the Rock And Roll Corridor Of Fame in 2017, and 2018’s co-headlining tour with DEF LEPPARD was the band’s most profitable tour thus far, touchdown them within the Prime 10 year-end touring chart with greater than 1 million tickets offered, and incomes them the celebrated Billboard “Legends Of Reside” touring award. March 2019 noticed the discharge of “Escape & Frontiers Reside In Japan”, a stay DVD/CD set from their live performance on the Budokan in Tokyo that includes the band’s first-ever performances of the albums “Escape” and “Frontiers” of their entirety. JOURNEY has additionally acquired a star on the Hollywood Stroll Of Fame and had been inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Corridor Of Fame. Moreover, the band is the topic of the award-winning documentary “Do not Cease Believin’: Everyman’s Journey” concerning the band’s resurgence upon including Arnel Pineda as lead singer after founding member Neal Schon found the Philippines native on YouTube.
Over the previous a number of years, TOTO have had a significant renaissance in recognition like few bands at this level of their profession. Their fortieth anniversary in 2018 was marked by them releasing a model new Best Hits album (40 Journeys Round The Solar) and embarking on their most profitable worldwide tour thus far. Few ensembles within the historical past of recorded music have individually or collectively had a bigger imprint on popular culture than the members of TOTO. As people, the band members might be heard on an astonishing 5000 albums that collectively amass a gross sales historical past of a half a billion albums. Amongst these recordings, NARAS applauded the performances with greater than 200 Grammy nominations.
Collectively TOTO has over two billion streams worldwide on all streaming companies. Simply final 12 months one in every of their greatest hits “Africa” went from being a Platinum single to being lately recertified 6X Platinum. The band has discovered a brand new technology of followers. With now 40+ years collectively and actually hundreds of credit, together with the largest promoting album of all time: Michael Jackson’s Thriller, and accolades to their names, TOTO stays one of many prime promoting touring and recording acts on the planet. They’re the benchmark by which many artists base their sound and manufacturing, and so they proceed to transcend the requirements set by the complete music group, being merely synonymous with musical credibility. They’re popular culture, and are one of many few 70’s bands which have endured the altering traits and types persevering with to stay related whereas having fun with their multi-generational international fan base.
ABOUT BILLY IDOL
For forty-five years, Billy Idol has been one in every of the faces and voices of rock’n’roll, with an inventive resume to match the sensible mild of the picture. First because the camera-ready entrance man for Technology X, between 1977 and 1981 Billy emerged with three albums that made positivity, emotional depth, and excessive pop synonymous with punk rock. In 1982, Billy launched into a outstanding transatlantic/transgenre solo profession that built-in clubland throb, wide-screen depth and drama, rockabilly desperation, the daring and easy traces of punk, and rock’n’roll decadence.
Many years after releasing his first 45, Billy Idol nonetheless makes gliding, thumping, cinematic songs about sin, redemption and the love of rock’n’roll…and that’s what you will see on The Roadside, Billy Idol’s first launch of authentic materials in seven years. Produced by Butch Walker (Inexperienced Day, Weezer, amongst many others), The Roadside takes Billy Idol into new however acquainted waters stuffed with shade, energy, environment, perspective, and thriller.
On The Roadside Billy Idol is joined by his pal and collaborator since 1981, guitarist and co-songwriter Steve Stevens. For 40 years – 40 years! – Steve has been Billy Idol’s sonic murderer and grasp blender of tones and textures, the considering man’s shredder and the shredding man’s Picasso.
About AEG Presents
Combining the facility of the stay occasion with a deal with true artist improvement, AEG Presents is a world chief within the music and leisure industries. Working throughout 4 continents, the corporate has an unparalleled dedication to artistry, creativity, and group. Its tentpole festivals and multi-day music occasions — which embody the long-lasting Coachella Valley Music & Arts Competition and the legendary New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Competition alongside British Summer season Time at Hyde Park, Stagecoach, Hangout Competition, Electrical Forest, and Firefly — proceed to set the bar for the stay music expertise. AEG Presents promotes international excursions for artists akin to The Rolling Stones, Elton John, Taylor Swift, Celine Dion, Justin Bieber, Kenny Chesney, Paul McCartney, and Katy Perry, along with — via its community of golf equipment, theatres, arenas, stadiums and famend associate manufacturers akin to Goldenvoice, Messina Touring Group, Concert events West, The Bowery Presents, PromoWest Productions, Marshall Arts, Madison Home Presents, and Zero Mile Presents — creating and growing an unmatched infrastructure for artist improvement and viewers attain. Extra info might be discovered at www.aegpresents.com.