It gets better with age! Hall and Oates will join up with Tears for Fears for a North American tour.
Hall and Oates surprised fans today with the announcement of a joint North American tour. The classic rock pop duo will team up with English pop rock band, Tears for Fears.
Starting at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma on May 4th, both groups will give a total of 29 performances. The tour will conclude on July 28th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Perfect. That is, if you can score a ticket.
So why that pairing? In a statement to Rolling Stone, Daryl Hall said,
“I am very excited to be touring with Tears for Fears. Their music has a timeless quality that complements what we do. [The tour] could be the start of a long relationship between Tears for Fears and us.”
John Oates added that he “can’t wait to get back out there on the road.” Oates considers Tears for Fears one of his favorite bands.
Fans can purchase tickets as well as VIP packages on Friday, March 10th at 10 am local time.
American Express cardmembers can access a special pre-sale. Pre-sale tickets run from Tuesday, March 7th to Thursday, March 9th.
And one quick detail: Los Angeles-based Hall and Oates fans will have to wait until Friday, March 17th at 12pm to order tickets.
Last summer, Tears and Fears announced a new album, tentatively slated for this year. The English group last released ‘Everybody Loves a Happy Ending” in 2004.
You can check out the official tour dates below.
Hall and Oates/Tears for Fears 2017 Tour Dates:
04 – Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center
06 – St. Louis, MO @ Scottrade Center
08 – Des Moines, IA @ Wells Fargo Arena
11 – St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
13 – Milwaukee, WI @ BMO Harris Bradley Center
15 – Chicago, IL @ Allstate Arena
17 – Detroit, MI @ Joe Louis Arena
20 – Cleveland, OH @ Quicken Loans Arena
22 – Columbus, OH @ Schottenstein Center
24 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
07 – Miami, FL @ AmericanAirlines Arena
09 – Orlando, FL @ Amway Center
11 – Duluth, GA @ Infinite Energy Center
13 – Cincinnati, OH @ U.S. Bank Arena
16 – Queens, NY @ Forest Hills Stadium
17 – Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center
19 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
21 – Quebec City, QC @ Videotron Centre
24 – Boston, MA @ TD Garden
26 – Washington, D.C. @ Verizon Center
11 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
13 – San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center
15 – Denver, CO @ Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
17 – Glendale, AZ @ Gila River Arena
19 – San Diego, CA @ Valley View Casino Center
21 – Las Vegas, NV @ T-Mobile Arena
23 – Sacramento, CA @ Golden 1 Center
25 – San Jose, CA @ SAP Center
28 – Los Angeles, CA @ STAPLES Center
We’ll add (and modify) dates as more details come in.
And lastly, here’s the tour flyer: