KISS Announces Initial End Of The Road Tour Dates
Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame act KISS will soon embark on a farewell tour dubbed the End Of The Road World Tour. Co-founding members Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley along with longtime guitarist Tommy Thayer and drummer Eric Singer confirmed the first North American leg of the tour.
KISS begins the long goodbye at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on January 31. February for KISS includes stops in Portland (Oregon), Tacoma, Spokane, San Diego, Fresno, Sacramento, Anaheim, Glendale (Arizona), Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Corpus Christi (Texas), Dallas, New Orleans, Memphis, Oklahoma City and Kansas City. The quartet keeps busy in March with performances in Milwaukee, Chicago, Minneapolis, Sioux Falls, Omaha, Grand Rapids, Moline (Illinois), Louisville, Detroit, Columbus, Cleveland, Montreal, Toronto, Uniondale (New York), Uncasville (Connecticut), Boston, New York City, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. The first leg of the tour ends in April after concerts in Quebec City, Ottawa, Raleigh, Atlanta, Nashville, Tampa, Jacksonville and Birmingham. Read a statement from the band:
“All that we have built and all that we have conquered over the past four decades could never have happened without the millions of people worldwide who’ve filled clubs, arenas and stadiums over those years. This will be the ultimate celebration for those who’ve seen us and a last chance for those who haven’t. KISS Army, we’re saying goodbye on our final tour with our biggest show yet and we’ll go out the same way we came in… Unapologetic and Unstoppable,” said KISS.
While appearances from original members Peter Criss and Ace Frehley are not mentioned in today’s announcement, both Simmons and Stanley have discussed the possibility of their old band mates being involved in some fashion. Tickets go on sale this Friday, November 2 at 10 a.m. local times.
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