BON JOVI "BECAUSE WE CAN - THE TOUR" ANNOUNCES SATURDAY DATE & SPECIAL GUEST 'THE J. GEILS BAND'
BON JOVI “BECAUSE WE CAN – THE TOUR”
ANNOUNCES SPECIAL GUEST
THE J. GEILS BAND
TO PERFORM AT BOTH METLIFE STADIUM SHOWS
THURSDAY, JULY 25 & SATURDAY, JULY 27
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GREAT SEATS INCLUDING VIP
TO BE RELEASED BEGINNING FRIDAY AT 10:00 AM
April 30, 2013 – The summer forecast is heating up! New Jersey rock icons Bon Jovi will return to their home turf for two epic nights of rock n’ roll on Thursday July 25 and Saturday, July 27 at MetLife Stadium, with special guest The J. Geils Band. A limited number of great seats including VIP will be released for Saturday’s show, beginning this Friday at 10:00am.
Tickets, starting at $19.50 (plus service charges), can be purchased at the MetLife Stadium Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, through Ticketmaster charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000, Ticketmaster Express at 866-448-7849 (automated only self-service line) or online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets are subject to applicable service charges and event time and date are subject to change. Visit http://www.bonjovi.com/ for up-to-date information.
Note, due to scheduling considerations, the Wednesday, July 24 show at MetLife Stadium has been moved to Saturday, July 27. All tickets previously purchased for Wednesday’s show will be honored on Saturday, so fans should hold onto their original tickets.
“BON JOVI Because We Can – The Tour” kicked off earlier this year and night after night, Bon Jovi has given show-stopping performances to packed arenasacross North America. Billboard.com reported that “many thousands of fans that have already seen the ‘Because We Can’ tour have proven both the trek and the record are winners.” Arizona Republic raved, “It’s been 30 years since ‘Runaway,’ Bon Jovi’s breakthrough single, and the New Jersey rockers are still going strong.” The Cleveland Plain Dealer simply stated that if “you want to see a real band, get yourself a ticket to a Bon Jovi concert….Lead singer Bon Jovi is as dynamic a performer as there is,” and The Deseret News observed, “There are few bands left today that rose to prominence in the 80s that can still fill arenas and stadiums for a world tour. Bon Jovi is one of those bands.” The tour will head overseas in early May and will make its way back to the U.S. in July for the most highly anticipated stadium concerts of the summer.
WHAT ABOUT NOW is Bon Jovi’s 3rd consecutive studio album to enter at #1, following Lost Highway in 2007, and The Circle in 2009. With a focus towards the future, Bon Jovi is also offering fans an unprecedented interactive experience via the free BON JOVI APP at the heart of the WHAT ABOUT NOW album and tour. The mobile application ties together the newest Bon Jovi content and Augmented Reality (AR) software to bring the Bon Jovi experience to life through fans' mobile devices. Once downloaded, open the Bon Jovi app, click on Augmented Reality and point your phone at the WHAT ABOUT NOW artwork wherever it appears, and see the album artwork come alive before your eyes.
Known for their legendary live performances, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-nominated group The J. Geils Band’s lengthy discography includes celebrated hits “Centerfold,” “Freeze Frame” and “Love Stinks,” as well as fan favorites "Looking for a Love," "(Ain’t Nothin' But A) Houseparty," and "Musta Got Lost.” For more than 30 years, the iconic group has treated fans to their celebrated catalogue of classics.
Bon Jovi’s return to the road in 2013 launches the latest chapter in an ongoing blockbuster run which has secured their status as the essential live rock band—– having performed more than 2,700 concerts in over 50 countries for more than 35 million fans. “BON JOVI Because We Can - The Tour” will continue across North America, South Africa, Europe, Japan, Brazil, and Australia.
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