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Bon Jovi has announced upcoming tour dates for their Because We Can tour, which launches Feb. 9.
Fans will be pleased to know that the tickets are affordable, starting at $19.50, which is a treat for a band that had the highest grossing worldwide tours in 2008 and 2010.
According to USA Today, frontman Jon Bon Jovi is a New Jersey native and active in the state’s affairs, recently lending a helping hand to victims of Hurricane Sandy.
With that said, the band will perform for two nights at Jersey’s MetLife Stadium.
Tickets for the first leg of this tour, which is in support of their new album What About Now, will go on sale on the band’s website on Nov. 30.
They start out at seven low price points -- $19.50, $29.50, $49.50, $59.50, $99.50, $125 and $185.
Promoter of the tour, Randy Phillips, who is president/CEO of AEG Live, says of the band’s front man "Jon is very savvy. He's using the highest 10% of the house to finance the rest of the house. It's almost similar to President Obama wanting to raise the upper tax rate. He's an artist who's fully in control of his own business and who understands the business. He told me he wanted to make sure there was something for everyone."
Phillips also said “He does not want to play in an arena full of rich people. Doing things like this is why this band still matters."
Here are the dates:
Feb. 9, Uncasville, Conn., Mohegan Sun
Feb.10, Washington, D.C., Verizon Center
Feb. 13-14, Montreal, Bell Centre
Feb. 17-18, Toronto, Air Canada Centre
Feb. 20, Ottawa, Scotiabank Place
Feb. 21, Pittsburgh, CONSOL Energy Center
Feb. 27, Atlanta, Philips Arena
March 1, Tampa, Tampa Bay Times Forum
March 2, Sunrise, Fla., BB&T Center
March 5, Charlotte, N.C., Time Warner Cable Arena
March 6, Nashville, Bridgestone Arena
March 9, Cleveland, Quicken Loans Arena
March 10, Columbus, Ohio, Nationwide Arena
March 13, St. Louis, Scottrade Center
March 14, Louisville, Ky., KFC Yum! Center
March 16, Oklahoma City, Chesapeake Energy Arena
March 17, Lubbock, Texas, United Spirit Arena
April 2, Calgary, Scotiabank Saddledome
April 3, Edmonton, Rexall Place
April 5, Winnipeg, MTS Centre
April 7, St. Paul, Minn., Xcel Energy Center
April 10, Austin, Frank Erwin Center
April 11, Dallas, American Airlines Center
April 13, Kansas City, Mo., Sprint Center
April 14, Des Moines, Wells Fargo Arena
April 16, Denver, Pepsi Center
April 17, Salt Lake City, Energy Solutions Arena
April 19, Los Angeles, Staples Center
April 20, Las Vegas, MGM Grand Garden Arena
April 23, Glendale, Ariz., Jobing.com Arena
April 25, San Jose, HP Pavilion
July 12, Chicago, Soldier Field
July 24-25, East Rutherford, N.J., MetLife Stadium