Bon Jovi Adds Kid Rock As Special Guest On Select Tour Dates
April 6, 2010
The summer just got hotter as Bon Jovi adds very special guest Kid Rock to select stadium concerts on their hugely successful “The Circle Tour.” Kid Rock will appear at the newly added fourth New Meadowlands Stadium concert on July 9th in East Rutherford, NJ; as well as Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA; Soldier Field in Chicago, IL; Rogers Centre in Toronto, ON; Canad Inns Stadium in Winnipeg, MB; Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, AB and Mosaic Stadium at Taylor Field in Regina, SK. The full “Circle Tour” stadium itinerary can be found below.
As the “The Circle Tour,” promoted by AEG Live, continues to sell out arenas nationwide, second concerts have been added at Soldier Field in Chicago on July 31st as well as at Rogers Centre in Toronto on July 21st. The aforementioned fourth show at New Meadowlands Stadium has been set for July 9th. Tickets for these shows will go on sale on Monday, April 12th. Fans should continue to log on to www.bonjovi.com for the most up to date concert and ticket on-sale information as well as to purchase tickets.
Bon Jovi will open the digital doors to their Dallas performance on Sunday, April 11th starting at 5 pm PDT/6 pm MDT/7 pm CT/8 pm EDT. Fans worldwide can tune in and rock out along with the group and their sold-out Texas audience, courtesy of a webcast powered by Ustream, the leader in live video. Along with four, live, streaming songs, this free concert webcast will also feature a special pre-taped concert reel that includes exciting footage of Kid Rock joining Bon Jovi on stage in Detroit, plus numerous Bon Jovi TV episodes. To watch the band rock the American Airlines Center click http://ustream.tv/BonJovi, www.bonjovi.com, or the Bon Jovi Facebook page at www.facebook.com/BonJovi.
For several select shows, Bon Jovi is also making room on their stage for up-and-coming musical groups, and giving fans a chance to win tickets at the same time, with the “Bon Jovi’s Wanted: A SuperBAND Tonight!” contest. In partnership with OurStage, the online community-driven, new music discovery site, “Bon Jovi’s Wanted: A SuperBAND Tonight!” is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for local acts to make their dreams come true — opening for Bon Jovi in front of tens of thousands of cheering fans. One local unsigned band in each market will win an opening slot to perform approximately 20 minutes of original music. In addition, fans will also be eligible to win tickets just by judging in the competition. Fans can vote for their favorite band now through April 30th on Bon Jovi’s www.BonJovi.com/ourstage, www.facebook.com/BonJovi and www.OurStage.com.
“The Circle Tour” will find Bon Jovi playing 135 shows in 30 countries throughout much of the next two years. Following in the footsteps of their hugely successful “Lost Highway Tour”–Billboard’s #1 top-grossing tour of 2008–Bon Jovi will continue to draw fans around the world into The Circle, with a residency at London’s O2 Arena in June 2010 before returning to North America in July for an additional leg of stadium shows, and further dates well into 2011.
The band’s 11th studio album, The Circle, debuted at #1 in numerous countries including the U.S., Canada, Japan and Germany with Top 5 debuts throughout Europe and the UK. Globally, the Grammy Award-winning band has sold more than 120 million albums, and performed more than 2,600 concerts in over 50 countries for more than 34 million fans.
2010 “The Circle Tour” North American Stadium Concerts:
May 19Hershey, PAHersheypark Stadium (Special Guest Fuel)
May 26East Rutherford, NJNew Meadowlands Stadium (Special Guest Train)
May 27East Rutherford, NJNew Meadowlands Stadium (Special Guest Gavin DeGraw)
May 29East Rutherford, NJNew Meadowlands Stadium (Special Guest OneRepublic)
July 9East Rutherford, NJNew Meadowlands Stadium (Very Special Guest Kid Rock)
July 14Calgary, ABPengrowth Saddledome
July 15Edmonton, ABCommonwealth Stadium (Very Special Guest Kid Rock)
?July 17Winnipeg, MBCanad Inns Stadium (Very Special Guest Kid Rock)
July 20Toronto, ONRogers Centre (Very Special Guest Kid Rock)
July 21Toronto, ONRogers Centre (Very Special Guest Kid Rock)
July 23Louisville, KYChurchill Downs
July 24Foxboro, MAGillette Stadium (Very Special Guest Kid Rock)
July 28Regina, SKMosaic Stadium at Taylor Field (Very Special Guest Kid Rock)
July 30Chicago, ILSoldier Field (Very Special Guest Kid Rock)
July 31Chicago, ILSoldier Field (Very Special Guest Kid Rock)