JOURNEY Announces Massive Spring/Summer 2020 Tour With THE PRETENDERS

JOURNEY Announces Massive Spring/Summer 2020 Tour With THE PRETENDERS

JOURNEYNeal Schon (founding member and lead guitarist), Ross Valory (co-founding member and bassist), longtime members Jonathan Cain (keyboardist) and Steve Smith (drummer), and Arnel Pineda (lead singer) — have announced an extensive North American tour in 2020 with THE PRETENDERS that will feature all new production and hits from start to finish. The 60-plus-date tour, produced by Live Nation, begins Friday, May 15 and runs through Saturday, September 12. Tickets go on sale Friday, November 8 at 10 a.m. All times are local. A full listing of tour dates can be found below.

Fans can expect to hear iconic JOURNEY classics such as "Lights", "Faithfully", "Any Way You Want It", "Open Arms", "Wheel In The Sky", "Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)" and the seminal "Don't Stop Believin'", which is the top-selling digital catalog track in history, as well as PRETENDERS' hits such as "I'll Stand By You", "Back On The Chain Gang", "Brass In Pocket", "Don't Get Me Wrong", "2000 Miles", "My City Was Gone", "Middle Of The Road", and many more.

American Express Card Members can purchase tickets for select shows before the general public beginning Monday, November 4, at 10 a.m. through Thursday, November 7 at 10 p.m. Citi and other local presales will start on November 5 at 10 a.m.

A limited number of LaneOne Premium Packages will also be available, including amazing seats, transportation, preferred entrance and more.

PRETENDERS cross the bridge between punk, new wave and pop music like no other band, with genre-defining songs like "I'll Stand By You", "Back On The Chain Gang" and "Don't Get Me Wrong". The band has sold over 25 million albums and founder and leader Chrissie Hynde is one of contemporary music's greatest songwriters. Chrissie's 2015 memoir "Reckless: My Life As A Pretender", was hailed by The New York Times upon its release as "honest and distinctive… a love letter to rock and roll." After delivering 2016's unflinchingly head-strong "Alone" album (produced by the BLACK KEYS' Dan Auerbach), THE PRETENDERS continue to tour worldwide.

JOURNEY is one of the most popular American rock bands of all time, creating some of the best-known songs in modern music. Since the group's formation in 1973, the band has earned 19 top 40 singles and 25 gold and platinum albums and has sold nearly 100 million albums globally. Their "Greatest Hits" album is certified 15 times platinum, bringing JOURNEY into the elite club of diamond-certified award holders. The band continues to tour and record into the 21st century, performing concerts for millions of fans worldwide, and received the prestigious Billboard "Legends Of Live" touring award. 2018's massive co-headlining tour with DEF LEPPARD was the band's most successful tour to date, landing them in the Top 10 year-end touring chart with more than one million tickets sold. In 2017, JOURNEY was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. In March 2019, JOURNEY released a live DVD/CD set from its concert at the Budokan in Tokyo, featuring the first-ever performances of the band's "Escape" and "Frontiers" albums in their entireties. JOURNEY received a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame, was inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall Of Fame, and is the subject of the award-winning documentary "Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey".

Tour dates:

May 15 - Ridgefield, WA - Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
May 16 - George, WA - Gorge Amphitheatre
May 18 - Vancouver, BC - Rogers Arena
May 20 - Boise, ID - ExtraMile Arena
May 21 - West Valley City, UT - USANA Amphitheatre
May 23 - Inglewood, CA - Forum
May 24 - Chula Vista, CA - North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
May 26 - Anaheim, CA - Honda Center
May 27 - Concord, CA - Concord Pavilion
May 29 - Wheatland, CA - Toyota Amphitheatre
May 30 - Mountain View, CA - Shoreline Amphitheatre
Jun. 01 - Phoenix, AZ - Ak-Chin Pavilion
Jun. 02 - Albuquerque, NM - Isleta Amphitheater
Jun. 04 - Denver, CO - Pepsi Center
Jun. 06 - East Troy, MI - Alpine Valley Music Theatre
Jun. 07 - St. Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center
Jun. 09 - Sioux Falls, SD - Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
Jun. 10 - Des Moines, IA - Wells Fargo Arena
Jun. 19 - Oklahoma City, OK - Chesapeake Energy Arena
Jun. 20 - Durant, OK - Choctaw Grand Theater*
Jun. 22 - Rogers, AR - Walmart AMP
Jun. 24 - Memphis, TN - FedExForum
Jun. 26 - Maryland Heights, MO - Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - St. Louis, MO
Jun. 27 - Noblesville, IN - Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
Jun. 29 - Cincinnati, OH - Riverbend Music Center
Jun. 30 - Cuyahoga Falls OH - Blossom Music Center
Jul. 02 - Moline, IL - TaxSlayer Center
Jul. 03 - Tinley Park, IL - Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Chicago, IL
Jul. 05 - Clarkston, MI - DTE Energy Music Theatre
Jul. 08 - Grand Rapids, MI - Van Andel Arena
Jul. 10 - Columbus, OH - Nationwide Arena
Jul. 11 - Burgettstown, PA - KeyBank Pavilion
Jul. 13 - Toronto, ON - Budweiser Stage
Jul. 14 - Quebec City, PQ - Videotron Center
Jul. 17 - Hartford, CT - XFINITY Theatre
Jul. 18 - Darien Center, NY - Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Jul. 29 - Mansfield, MA - Xfinity Center
Jul. 30 - Wantagh, NY - Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
Aug. 01 - Saratoga Springs, NY - Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Aug. 02 - Bristow, VA - Jiffy Lube Live
Aug. 04 - Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center
Aug. 05 - Camden, NJ - BB&T Pavilion
Aug. 07 - Virginia Beach, VA - Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
Aug. 08 - Charlotte, NC - PNC Music Pavilion
Aug. 10 - Raleigh, NC - Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
Aug. 12 - Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena
Aug. 13 - Atlanta, GA - Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
Aug. 21 - Tampa, FL - MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre at the FL State Fairgrounds
Aug. 22 - West Palm Beach, FL - Coral Sky Amphitheatre at the S. Florida Fairgrounds
Aug. 24 - Jacksonville, FL - VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
Aug. 26 - Orange Beach, AL - The Wharf
Aug. 27 - New Orleans, LA - Smoothie King Center*
Aug. 29 - Bossier City, LA - CenturyLink Center
Aug. 30 - Dallas, TX - Dos Equis Pavilion
Sep. 02 - San Antonio, TX - AT&T Center
Sep. 03 - Corpus Christi, TX - American Bank Center Arena
Sep. 05 - The Woodlands, TX - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Sep. 09 - Lexington, KY - Rupp Arena
Sep. 11 - Hershey, PA - Hersheypark Stadium
Sep. 12 - Bethel, NY - Bethel Woods Center for the Arts

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