Van Halen Announces A North American Tour With A Date Not Far From Albany


David Lee Roth and the Van Halen boys will be on the road this summer with a North American tour. They’ll be starting in Seattle, WA and criss crossing all over the country, with a stop not too far from Albany, N.Y.

Van_Halen_Australia_2013They’ll be in Bethel, N.Y. on September 6th at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts. This is their second tour since Diamond David Lee Roth signed back on as the frontman. Also, Eddie’s son Wolfgang is still playing bass as former bass player Michael Anthony, is still not on speaking terms with Eddie and Alex Van Halen. I’ve heard from some that the last tour was not all it was cracked up to be. David was off key and couldn’t hit the higher notes anymore.

I saw Van Halen in 2004 when I lived in Rapid City, S.D. while I was working at KQRQ, Q92.3. It was a great show and great seats, but Sammy was the front man, and Anthony was still playing bass. It was a different show then what you would see with David. Plus a studio album can sound way better then a live show since you can play with the quality of the recordings.

But I would still go just to say I saw them live. And as long as Dave can sound decent, I’m not bothered if he can’t get the higher notes. What do you think?

And here is the current tour dates for the show.

Van Halen Tour 2015 Tour Dates

July 5 – Seattle, WA @ White River Amphitheatre
July 7 – Portland, OR @ Amphitheater Northwest
July 9 – Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion
July 11 –  San Bernardino, CA @ San Manuel Amphitheater
July 14  –  Irvine, CA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
July 16  – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
July 18 – Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre
July 20 – Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
July 22 – Bonner Springs, MO @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
July 24 – Chicago, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
July 26 – St. Louis, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
July 28 – Burgettstown, PA @ First Niagara Pavilion
July 30 – Bangor, ME @ Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion
August 1 – Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center
August 3 – Cuyahoga Falls, OH @ Blossom Music Center
August 5 – London, ON @ Western Fair District
August 7  – Toronto, ON @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
August 9 –  Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
August 11 – Hartford, CT @ Xfinity Center
August 13 – Wantagh, NY @ Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
August 23 – Hershey, PA @ Hershey Park
August 25 – Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
August 27 – Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center
August 29 – Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
August 31 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
September 2 – Noblesville, IN @ Klipsch Music Center
September 4 – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
September 6 – Bethel, NY @ Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
September 9 – Raleigh, NC @ Walnut Creek Amphitheater
September 11 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion
September 13 – Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
September 15 – West Palm Beach, FL @ Coral Sky Amphitheatre
September 17 – Birmingham, AL @ Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
September 21 – Austin, TX @ Austin360 Amphitheater
September 23 – Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion
September 25 – Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
September 28 – Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
September 30 – Chula Vista, CA @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre
October 2 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl

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