Here’s The Rundown For All Classic Rock Concert Tours This 2020
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One of the things we look forward to this year is the slate of tours from our favorite classic rock acts and they’ve basically got everything covered – reunions, farewell treks, or even 2-3 iconic groups in one bill. Whether your preference is soft rock or heavy metal, there’s something for everyone. Check out the following artists and their schedules.
Guns N’ Roses – Still continuing their Not In This Lifetime tour which began in 2016, GnR are still pulling in a massive number of attendance for their concerts. They currently scheduled a series of shows in Europe after their appearance on the Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest this January 31.
KISS – Like GnR, KISS continues their End of the Road farewell tour which began last February 2019. It kicks off on February 1 and wrap up on October 2. David Lee Roth is set to open their shows.
Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, Poison, Joan Jett – Riding high on the success of their biopic The Dirt, Mötley Crüe surprised everyone when they announced their 2020 Stadium Tour along other legendary acts. The 29-date trek continues to expand.
Elton John – His Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour will begin in Australia and New Zealand before he heads to the US starting off in Indianapolis on March 26. After a string of dates, he will head off to Europe.
The Doobie Brothers – After over two decades, Michael McDonald, Tom Johnston, Patrick Simmons and John McFee will reunite for their 50th anniversary tour.
Ozzy Osbourne – After postponing dates last year following a bad fall, the Prince of Darkness will embark on his No More Tours 2 which will begin on May. He’s also set to release his latest album Ordinary Man this February.
Lynyrd Skynyrd – They’re on the third year of their Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour with 29 stops for 2020.
Queen – Last year, Queen + Adam Lambert announced their schedule for Europe, New Zealand, Australia, Korea, and Japan.
Ringo Starr – Starting on May 29, he will go on a 20-day tour with his All-Starr Band.
Eagles – The band will play “Hotel California” in its entirety on a 22-day trek starting on February 7.
Iron Maiden – The Legacy of the Beast Tour is also on its third year with 33 shows currently scheduled.
Aerosmith – The Bad Boys from Boston will continue their Las Vegas residency until June. After which, they will head out to Europe.
ZZ Top – They will kick off their North American tour on April 22.
The Who – They will tour in UK for the early part of this year before hitting the road in the US for a few dates. They will then perform at Caesar’s Palace for a six-night residency.
Journey – Touring with The Pretenders, Journey will embark on a 60-date North American trek.
Metallica – The South American leg of their tour will begin on April 15 in Chile. They’re also set to headline five festivals in the US.
Cheap Trick – It’s a busy year for them since after their 21-date tour, they will co-headline a summer trek with Rod Stewart.
Rod Stewart – He will go on a summer tour with Cheap Trick, then a Las Vegas residency, then a few dates in Australia.