KISS Tour 11/27/18

Kiss has just rolled out 25 new summer dates marking the second leg of the band’s “farewell” tour. The summer leg kicks off on August 6th at Sunrise, Florida’s BB&T Center and wraps on September 16th in Oakland, California at the Oracle Arena. The jaunt will hit both indoor arenas and outdoor sheds.

According to the new announcement, Kiss will be offering both VIP experiences and special Kiss Army fan pre-sales. Kiss Meet & Greet Experiences will be available Tuesday, November 27th at 10 a.m. local time through kissonline.com. Kiss Army fan club pre-sales will begin Wednesday, November 28th at 9 a.m. local time. For more information log on to kissonline.com. Tickets to the general public will go on sale starting Monday, December 3rd at 10 a.m. local time.

Additional dates and territories will soon be announced. The current lineup of Kiss features co-founders Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons along with drummer Eric Singer and guitarist Tommy Thayer.

During a recent chat with local L.A. TV station KTLA, Gene Simmons revealed that Kiss’ farewell jaunt will take years to complete: [“This is a good time to go, y’know, have some dignity. So, this is gonna be a long tour; two to three years — maybe longer. Two to three years, we’re gonna stay out there while it’s still good.”] SOUNDCUE (:09 OC: . . . it’s still good)

UPDATED: Kiss tour dates (subject to change):

January 31 – Vancouver, BC, Canada – Rogers Arena
February 1 – Portland, OR – Rose Garden Moda Center
February 2 – Tacoma, WA -Tacoma Dome
February 4 – Spokane, WA – Spokane Arena
February 7 – San Diego, CA – Viejas Arena
February 8 – Fresno, CA – Save Mart Center
February 9 – Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center
February 12 – Anaheim, CA – Honda Center
February 13 – Glendale, AZ – Gila River Arena
February 15 – Las Vegas, NV – T-Mobile Arena
February 16 – Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
February 19 – Corpus Christi, TX – American Bank Center
February 20 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
February 22 – New Orleans, LA – Smoothie King Center
February 23 – Memphis, TN – FedEx Forum
February 26 – Oklahoma City, OK – Chesapeake
February 27 – Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center
March 1 – Milwaukee, WI – Fiserv Forum
March 2 – Chicago, IL – United Center
March 4 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
March 6 – Sioux Falls, SD – Denny Sanford Premier Center
March 7 – Omaha, NE – CenturyLink Center
March 9 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena
March 10 – Moline, IL – Mark of the Quad CiWes
March 12 – Louisville, KY – KFC Yum! Center
March 13 – Detroit, MI – Lible Caesars Arena
March 16 – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena
March 17 – Cleveland, OH – Quicken Loans Arena
March 19 – Montreal, QC – Canada Bell Centre
March 20 – Toronto, ON – Canada Air Canada Centre
March 22 – Uniondale, NY – Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
March 23 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena
March 26 – Boston, MA TD – Garden
March 27 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
March 29 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
March 30 – Pittsburgh, PA – PPG Paints Arena
April 2 – Quebec City, QC – Videotron Centre
April 3 – Obawa, ON – Canadian Tire Centre
April 6 – Raleigh, NC – PNC Arena
April 7 – Atlanta, GA – Philips Arena
April 9 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
April 11 – Tampa, FL – Amalie Arena
April 12 – Jacksonville, FL- Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
April 13 – Birmingham, AL – BJCC
August 6 – Sunrise, FL – BB&T Center
August 8 – Charleston, NC – North Charleston Coliseum
August 10 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
August 11 –  Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
August 13 –  Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
August 14 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
August 16 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
August 17 – Toronto, ON – Scotiabank Arena
August 20 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
August 21 – Hershey, PA – HersheyPark Stadium
August 23 – Darien Center, NY – Darien Lake Amphitheater
August 24 – Saratoga, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center
August 27 – Syracuse, NY – St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview
August 29 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
August 31 – Indianapolis, IN – Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
September 1 – St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
September 3 – Des Moines, IA – Wells Fargo Arena
September 5 – Little Rock, AR – Verizon Arena
September 7 – Bossier City, LA – CenturyLink Center
September 8 – San Antonio, TX – AT&T Center
September 9 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center
September 11 – Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
September 12 – Denver, CO – Pepsi Center
September 14 – Salt Lake City – USANA Amphitheatre
September 16 – Oakland, CA – Oracle Arena

SOURCE: Press release

SIDE NOTES

  • On June 4th, 2019, Paul Stanley will publish his second memoir, titled, Backstage Pass: The Starchild’s All-Access Guide To The Good Life via the HarperOne imprint. The book marks Stanley’s followup to his critically acclaimed bestselling 2014 memoir, Face The Music: A Life Exposed.
  • According to the product description on Amazon.com: “Paul shares fascinating details about his life — his fitness routine philosophy, business principles, how he finds inspiration, passion, and joy after nearly 50 years filling arenas and selling out shows. (The book shares) his favorite meals, and includes recipes from friends such as Anthony BourdainRocco DiSpiritoMario Batali, and other star chefs.”