Rolling Stone just announced that Steven Tyler is going on tour Solo later this year. The show with have a country slant. Read the full article below.
Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler is heading out on a solo tour of the United States, Canada and Europe, backed once again by the Loving Mary Band. Upstart country duo the Sisterhood Band will support.
Steven Tyler Brings 'Country As I See It' to Rock-Heavy Nashville Gig
Aerosmith front man doesn't forsake his rock roots during headlining solo show at "Mother Church of Country Music"
Along with the rock vocalist's signature hits, Tyler's summer tour will be a showcase for songs from his debut solo LP, 2016's We're All Somebody From Somewhere, which topped the country charts and landed in the Top 20 of the Billboard 200. The trek will include fundraiser gigs in New York and Ohio and festival dates in Spain and Italy.
Nashville's Loving Mary Band, led by Aerosmith collaborator Marti Frederiksen, will accompany Tyler throughout the tour, while the Sisterhood Band – made up of Ruby Stewart and Alyssa Bonagura – will appear on select dates.
The newly announced shows will mark Tyler's first overseas appearances since he and Aerosmith canceled a handful of shows at the tail end of Aerosmith's 2017 Aero-Vederci Baby! Tour due to health issues. Aerosmith is currently slated to headline the 2018 Jazz Fest in New Orleans.
Here are Steven Tyler's summer tour dates:
May 12 – Nashville, TN @ Carl Black Chevy Woods Amphitheatre at Fontanel June 12 — Lewiston, NY @ Artpark Amphitheater June 18 — New York, NY @ SummerStage in Central Park June 21 — Vienna, VA @ Wolf Trap June 24 — Bethlehem, PA @ Sands Bethlehem Event Center June 27 — Detroit, MI @ MotorCity Casino Hotel June 30 — Northfield, OH @ Hard Rock Live July 7 — Naperville, IL @ Exchange Club of Naperville’s Ribfest July 11 — Calgary, AB @ Cowboys Stampede Tent July 15 — Sion, Switzerland @ Sion Sous Les Etoiles Festival July 18 — Trieste, Italy @ Trieste Piazza Unita D’Italia July 24 — Barolo, Italy @ Collisioni Festival, Piazza Colbert July 27 — Rome, Italy @ Rome Cavea July 30 — Madrid, Spain @ Teatro Real August 2 — Marbella, Spain @ Starlite Festival August 7 — London, UK @ O2 Forum Kentish Town
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