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Bryan Adams and Billy Idol Plot Co-Headlining US Tour

Candice Blundo | April 29, 2019
Bryan Adams and Billy Idol 2019

Bryan Adams and Billy Idol are teaming up to deliver a killer lineup of shows on a co-headlining tour this summer!

The joint outing will see the two ‘80s icons hit eight cities, kicking off August 1 with a show in Gilford, NH before going on to make stops in Uncasville, Syracuse, Clarkston, and Holmdel. A final performance in Bristow, VA will wrap things up on August 12.

Fans can expect to hear all the hits from each of the singers’ expansive catalogs as well as some newer material.

Adams, whose hits include anthems like “Summer of ’69” and power ballads like 1991’s “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You,” released his 14th studio album, Shine A Light, this past March.

Idol, known best for his trademark style and hit tracks like “White Wedding,” “Rebel Yell,” and “Dancing With Myself,” dropped Vital Idol: Revitalized last year, an electronica-infused re-imagining of his 1985 compilation album.


Where are Bryan Adams and Billy Idol playing near me?


Aug. 1 – Gilford, NH @ Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion

Aug. 3 – Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena

Aug. 4 – Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater

Aug 6. – Syracuse, NY @ St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview

Aug. 7 – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre

Aug. 9 – Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake Amphitheater

Aug. 10 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center

Aug. 12 – Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live


Who Is Bryan Adams?


Canadian singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer Bryan Adams rose to fame in both Canada and the US with the release of his third studio album Cuts Like a Knife 1983. One year later, Adams was launched to international stardom on the strength of his fourth album Reckless, which housed a number of his best-known songs to date including “Run Into You” and “Summer of ’69.” He returned to the top of the charts in 1991 with power ballad “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You,” which became a worldwide hit, reaching the number one spot in several countries. Among his many hits, some of Adams best-known number ones also include singles like “Heaven,” “All for Love,” and “Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?”

Adams has taken home several prestigious awards and earned many nominations for his contributions to popular music, including 20 Juno Awards (among 56 nominations) and 15 Grammy Award nominations including a win for “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” in 1992. He has also won three Ivor Novello Awards and been nominated for five Golden Globes and three Academy Awards. Aside from his musical achievements, Adams has also been awarded for his philanthropic contributions and work through his foundation, helping to improve education for people around the world.


Who Is Billy Idol?


Billy Idol skyrocketed to stardom in the early ‘80s thanks largely in part to the then brand-new TV network, MTV. Before becoming an international crossover star, Idol got his start in London in the 1970s, emerging from the city’s punk rock scene as a member of Generation X. He embarked on a solo career with the arrival of the 1980s, becoming one of the most prominent artists as the head of the MTV-driven “Second British Invasion” in the US.

Idol’s self-titled solo debut arrived in 1982, instantly achieving commercial success thanks to hit singles and videos for “Dancing with Myself” and “White Wedding.” Rebel Yell followed in 1983, bringing with it more of the same chart-topping success with singles like “Rebel Yell” and “Eyes Without a Face.” Rebel Yell would earn a double platinum certification, selling over two million copies in the US. Idol has since release six additional albums including the platinum certified Whiplash Smile (1986) and his platinum-selling greatest hits album Idol Songs: 11 of the Best (1988). He spent most of the 1990s out of the public eye, eventually making a comeback with the release of Devil’s Playground in 2005, followed by Kings & Queens of the Underground in 2014.

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