Deep Purple, Alice Cooper announce joint tour

Music history will be made when Deep Purple and Alice Cooper, joined by special guest, The Edgar Winter Band, visit 19 cities across America this summer on an epic rock tour. Produced by Live Nation, the tour will also serve as the Long Goodbye Tour for Deep Purple, and begins Saturday, August 12th in Las Vegas, with stops in Los Angeles, Boston, including Cooper’s hometown of Detroit, and more.

Tickets go on sale Friday, February 3rd at LiveNation.com and on the Live Nation app. Citi card members can take advantage of a special pre-sale opportunity beginning on Tuesday, January 31st at 10 am local time through Citi Private Pass. Live Nation will have a pre-sale on Thursday, February 2nd at 10 am local time at its website, the Live Nation app and on Facebook.

Deep Purple’s studio album, Infinite, is set for release April 7th via earMUSIC. Produced by the legendary Bob Ezrin, (Pink Floyd, Alice Cooper, Kiss), Infinite features ten new tracks recorded with no musical boundaries in the spirit of the 70s. The metal pioneers have released five studio albums since 1996, augmented by an abundance of solo work and special projects from members Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Ian Paice, Steve Morse and Don Airey. Fans will be thrilled as they cover decades of favorites for this run.

Alice Cooper brings his own brand of rock psycho-drama to fans both old and new. Known as the architect of shock-rock, Cooper has rattled the cages and undermined the authority of generations of guardians of the status quo. Alice’s catalog of hits and anthems, including “I’m Eighteen,” “No More Mr Nice Guy,” School’s Out,” “Elected,” “Poison,” and others, are featured in his live show, along with a mix of newer songs and fan-favorite album cuts. Alice’s touring band features the three-guitar attack of Nita Strauss, Tommy Henriksen and Ryan Roxie, backed by longtime bassist Chuck Garric and drummer Glen Sobel.

Edgar Winter has been celebrated across the globe since his 1970 solo debut, Entrance. With over twenty albums, top hits “Frankenstein” and “Free Ride,” and numerous collaborative efforts to his credit, Edgar Winter has not been satisfied to ride the wave of popular music stardom. His music is always evolving and he is a master at stretching his skill and imagination to produce amazing results. He continues to thrill audiences with his live performances, always remaining on the cutting edge of music and style. Edgar is now at the very top of his game, and his future looks even brighter than his past.

Tour Dates:

Sat Aug 12

Las Vegas, NV

The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Sun Aug 13

Los Angeles, CA

The Greek

Tue Aug 15

Phoenix, AZ

AK-Chin Pavilion

Wed Aug 16

Albuquerque, NM

Isleta Amphitheatre

Fri Aug 18

Houston, TX

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Sat Aug 19

Dallas, TX

Starplex Pavilion

Wed Aug 23

Bristow, VA

Jiffy Lube Live

Thu Aug 24

Camden, NJ

BB&T Pavilion

Sat Aug 26

Wantagh, NY

Jones Beach Theater

Sun Aug 27

Boston, MA

Xfinity Center

Mon Aug 28

Holmdel, NJ

PNC Bank Arts Center

Wed Aug 30

Indianapolis, IN

Klipsch Amphitheater

Fri Sep 01

Pittsburgh, PA

KeyBank Pavilion

Sat Sep 02

Toronto, ON

Budweiser Stage

Sun Sep 03

Detroit, MI

DTE Energy Music Theatre

Wed Sep 06

Chicago, IL

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre (Tinley Park)

Fri Sep 08

St Louis, MO

Hollywood Casino Amp

Sat Sep 09

Cleveland, OH

Blossom Music Center

Sun Sep 10

Cincinnati, OH

Riverbend Music Center

Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.

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