Due To Overwhelming Demand Van Halen Extends Historic Tour Into 2008


November 26, 2007

In the midst of one ofthe most highly anticipated and successful tours of the year, Van Halenannounced today that they will extend their historic tour into 2008. EddieVan Halen, David Lee Roth, Alex Van Halen, and Wolfgang Van Halen, togetherfor the first time in 22 years, will kick off the New Year by extendingtheir tour into 28 additional cities, kicking off with a January 22ndperformance at Oklahoma City’s Ford Center and running through April 7th atMilwaukee, Wisconsin’s Bradley Center.

The 2007 tour has drawn over 600,000 fans thus far with sold out showsin cities across America, winning the praise of fans and critics alike.”From the first power chords of “You Really Got Me,” the band hit a hardgroove that didn’t let up for the next two hours,” said the New York DailyNews. The Hollywood Reporter said: “For one perfect night … Van Halen wasnothing short of spectacular.”

Tickets for the San Antonio, Dallas, Houston, Omaha, New Orleans,Charlottesville, Hershey, and Atlantic City dates will go on sale SaturdayDecember 1st and East Rutherford and New York will go on sale MondayDecember 3rd and are available at http://www.livenation.com andTicketmaster. On sale dates for the rest of the tour will be announcedshortly and additional 2008 dates are also expected to be announced soon.

Formed in Los Angeles in 1974, the band has always been known for theirelectrifying live shows. From the moment they released their self-titled1978 debut album, Van Halen shook the foundations of rock, thanks largelyto Roth’s peerless showmanship, Eddie Van Halen’s revolutionary guitarvirtuosity and their songwriting abilities. Their music has changed rockand roll forever and will continue to.

Jan. 22 Oklahoma City, OK Ford Center
Jan. 24 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center
Jan. 26 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
Jan. 28 Houston, TX Toyota Center
Feb. 1 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
Feb. 4 Omaha, NB Qwest Event Center
Feb. 8 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena
Feb. 12 Ft. Lauderdale, FL BankAtlantic Center
Feb. 14 Orlando, FL Amway Arena
Feb. 16 Jacksonville, FL Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
Feb. 18 Tampa, FL St. Pete Times Forum
Feb. 22 Charlottesville, VA John Paul Jones Arena
Mar. 5 Cincinnati, OH US Bank Arena
Mar. 7 Raleigh, NC RBC Center
Mar. 9 Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena
Mar. 11 Manchester, NH Verizon Wireless Arena
Mar. 13 E. Rutherford, NJ Izod Center
Mar. 17 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
Mar. 19 Hershey, PA Giant Center
Mar. 21 Pittsburgh, PA Mellon Arena
Mar. 24 Providence, RI Dunkin Donuts Center
Mar. 26 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
Mar. 28 Atlantic City, NJ Boardwalk Hall
Mar. 30 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center
Apr. 1 Columbus, OH Value City Arena
Apr. 3 Chicago, IL Allstate Arena
Apr. 5 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena
Apr. 7 Milwaukee, WI Bradley Center

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