VAN HALEN 2012 North American Tour Dates

After performing at the world famous Cafe Wha? January 5th in New York City to announce their upcoming world tour, the Big Apple Press roundly applauded as fans and followers posted videos and photos of the band’s unique first show opening. Tickets for additional dates are going on sale Saturday, January 28th. Tickets are available at and The band continues its campaign with the release of its brand new studio album A Different Kind Of Truth on February 7th.

Van Halen‘s new single, “Tattoo” has been played on more than 160 stations since its release on January 10th.

#1 on Billboard’s Hard Rock Singles chart

#1 Most Played Song at Classic Rock Radio in its first week

#1 Most Added song at Mainstream and Active Rock Radio    

A Different Kind Of Truth, will be released in the U.S. by Interscope Records on February 7th.  The album is Van Halen’s first original studio album with singer David Lee Roth since the band’s diamond certified album 1984.

The band has confirmed a total of 48 shows kicking off February 18th in Louisville, Kentucky through June 26th in New Orleans, Louisiana. New dates include Manchester, New Hampshire; University Park, Pennsylvania; and St. Louis, Missouri.  R&B Superstars Kool and the Gang will join Van Halen on select tour dates.

New York Times : “Van Halen is still one of the most limber bands in hard rock, with a higher center of gravity than most.”

VIP Packages will also be available through VIP Nation, including premium seats, exclusive merchandise and more. For more information please visit: VIP Nation.

American Express Cardmembers will have early access to tickets for select U.S. dates starting Monday, January 23rd at 10am local time.

Date City Venue On Sale Date
2/18/12 Louisville, KY KFC Yum! Center On sale now
2/20/12 Detroit, MI The Palace of Auburn Hills On sale now
2/22/12 Indianapolis, IN Bankers Life Fieldhouse On sale now
2/24/12 Chicago, IL United Center On sale now
2/28/12 New York, NY Madison Square Garden On sale now
3/1/12 New York, NY Madison Square Garden On sale now
3/3/12 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena On sale now
3/5/12 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center On sale now
3/9/12 Buffalo, NY First Niagara Center On sale now
3/11/12 Boston, MA TD Garden On sale now
3/13/12      Manchester, NH          Verizon Wireless Arena           January 30
3/15/12 Montreal, QC Bell Centre On sale now
3/17/12 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre On sale now
3/21/12 Ottawa, ON Scotiabank Place On sale now
3/24/12 Atlantic City, NJ Boardwalk Hall January 28
3/26/12     University Park, PA       Bryce Jordan Center                January 28
3/28/12 Washington, DC Verizon Center On sale now
3/30/12 Pittsburgh, PA Consol Energy Center On sale now
4/1/12 Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena On sale now
4/10/12 Fort Lauderdale, FL BankAtlantic Center February 11
4/12/12* Orlando, FL Amway Arena February 11
4/14/12* Tampa, FL St. Pete Times Forum February 11
4/16/12 Jacksonville, FL Jacksonville Arena February 11
4/19/12 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena January 28
4/21/12 Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum January 28
4/25/12 Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Arena January 28
4/27/12 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena January 28
4/29/12       St. Louis, MO         Scottrade Center                    February 4
5/1/12 Tulsa, OK BOK Center January 28
5/5/12 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome January 28
5/7/12 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena January 28
5/9/12 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome January 28
5/11/12 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place January 28
5/13/12* Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre January 28
5/19/12 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center January 28
5/22/12 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center January 28
5/24/12 Denver, CO Pepsi Center January 28
5/27/12 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena January 28
6/1/12 Los Angeles, CA STAPLES Center January 28
6/3/12 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena January 28
6/5/12 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion at San Jose January 28
6/12/12 Anaheim, CA Honda Center January 28
6/14/12 San Diego, CA Viejas Arena January 28
6/16/12 Phoenix, AZ US Airways Center January 30
6/20/12 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center January 28
6/22/12 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center January 28
6/24/12 Houston, TX Toyota Center January 28
6/26/12 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena January 28
*Note:  The Orlando show is now Thursday, April 12; the Tampa show is now, Saturday, April 14th; and Winnipeg is now May 13th.

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