Whitesnake & Scorpions Announce ‘Rock Believer’ Tour Of North America
Scorpions return to North America on the ‘Rock Believer’ world tour with special guests Whitesnake on the David Coverdale-fronted outfit’s farewell tour.
Fresh off of their sold-out ‘Sin City Nights’ Las Vegas residency, Scorpions will kick off a two-month-long Live Nation-produced run of dates on August 14 in Toronto, with additional concerts in Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago, Dallas, and Denver, among others. In addition to Whitesnake, Swedish band Thundermother will be joining the tour.
Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, May 13 at 10 a.m. local time via Ticketmaster. Scorpions Rock Zone fan club members will have exclusive, first access to tickets starting Tuesday, May 10 at 10 a.m. local time.
Scorpions frontman Klaus Meine said: “After the amazing start we’ve had with our residency in Las Vegas, it’s about time to come back for a real tour to rock the U.S. like a hurricane again. We can’t wait to see all you rock believers out there!”
David Coverdale added: “Once again it’s time to feel the sting of the Scorpions and the bite of the Whitesnake!!! Can’t Wait!!!”
Whitesnake continue to revisit their multi-platinum career as they remix some of their biggest hits for a new collection that spotlights updated versions of classic tracks like Still Of The Night, Here I Go Again, and Is This Love. Shortly after the new album’s arrival, the band will hit the road one last time for ‘Whitesnake: The Farewell Tour.’
Whitesnake Greatest Hits is now available on digital and streaming services and as a CD. A 180-gram black vinyl double-LP will be available on 20 May. The CD/Blu-ray set will be available on 3 June.
Scorpions and Whitesnake ‘Rock Believer’ North American tour dates are as follows:
Aug. 21 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
Aug. 24 – Quebec City, QC – Centre Videotron
Aug. 27 – Montreal, QC – Bell Center
Aug. 30 – Detroit, MI – Pine Knob Music Theatre
Sep. 01 – Rosemont, IL – Allstate Arena
Sep. 05 – Atlantic City, NJ – Borgata Casino*
Sep. 07 – Belmont Park, NY – UBS Arena
Sep. 09 – Mashantucket, CT – Foxwoods Casino*
Sep. 12 – Hollywood, FL – Hard Rock Live
Sep. 14 – Tampa, FL – Amalie Arena
Sep. 17 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center
Sep. 19 – El Paso, TX – Don Haskins Center
Sep. 21 – Tulsa, OK – BOK Arena
Sep. 24 – San Antonio, TX – Freeman Coliseum
Sep. 27 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
Sep. 29 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena
Oct. 01 – San Diego, CA – Viejas Arena
Oct. 04 – Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
Oct. 07 – Fresno, CA – Save Mart Center
Oct. 09 – Portland, OR – Moda Center
Oct. 13 – Spokane, WA – Spokane Arena
Oct. 15 – Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Dome
Oct. 18 – Oakland, CA – Oakland Coliseum
Oct. 21 – Las Vegas, NV – Mandalay Bay.