Twenty-five dates are set for spring
Judas Priest has announced 2021 US rescheduled tour dates for The 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour 2022. The dates were postponed due to guitarist Richie Faulkner being rushed to a hospital after suffering from an acute cardiac aortic dissection during a performance at the Louder Than Life festival in Louisville in September.
The new dates kick off March 4th in Peoria, IL with dates through April 13th in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Queensryche will support the 25 date trek.
Faulker underwent the life saving surgery Rudd Heart and Lung Center at UofL Health – Jewish Hospital in Louisville. It took more approximately 10 hours to complete the surgery, an aortic valve and ascending aorta replacement with hemiarch replacement, that saved his life.
Last week, Ozzy Osbourne postponed No More Tours 2 tour dates with Priest supporting to 2023. The new dates start in Helsinki, Finland on May 3rd and run through Birmingham, UK on June 14th. All tickets remain valid and will be honored for new dates.
Judas Priest US 2022 Tour Dates:
Mar 4 – Peoria, IL @ Peoria Civic Theatre
Mar 6 – Denver @ Mission Ballroom
Mar 7 – West Valley City, UT @ Maverik Center
Mar 9 – Everett, WA @ Angel Of The Winds Arena
Mar 10 – Portland, OR @ Moda Center
Mar 12 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater – Oakland
Mar 13 – Las Vegas, NV @ Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood
Mar 15 – Los Angeles @ The Shrine
Mar 16 – Phoenix @ Arizona Federal Theatre
Mar 18 – Irving, TX @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Mar 20 – Cedar Park, TX @ H-E-B Center at Cedar Park
Mar 21 – San Antonio, TX @ Freeman Coliseum
Mar 23 – Nashville @ Nashville Municipal Auditorium
Mar 25 – Alpharetta, GA @ Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
Mar 27 – Charleston, WV @ Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center
Mar 29 – Philadelphia @ The Met Philadelphia
Mar 30 – Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center
Mar 31 – National Harbor, MD @ The Theater at MGM National Harbor
Apr 2 – Mashantucket, CT @ Foxwoods Resort Casino
Apr 4 – Lowell, MA @ Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell
Apr 7 – Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada @ Scotiabank Centre
Apr 10 – Quebec City, Quebec, Canada @ Videotron Center
Apr 11 – Laval, Quebec, Canada @ Place Bell
Apr 13 – Hamilton, Ontario, Canada @ FirstOntario Centre