Hall and Oates Announce Joint North American Tour With Tears for Fears (See Dates)

Hall and Oates Announce Joint North American Tour With Tears for Fears

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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:

May

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

June

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

July

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:

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    Nathan Wyman

    How can I find information about the lighting designer for the tour? I saw the Des Moines show and was blown away by the light show!
    Thanks,
    Nathan Wyman
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