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The Eagles

The Eagles continue to pile songs onto its 2018 itinerary, with another 13 dates just added. 

The tour currently kicks off on March 12 in Indianapolis and currently runs through July 28 in Philadelphia — including stadium dates with Jimmy Buffett, James Taylor and Chris Stapleton. West Coast shows are expected as well for the late summer and early fall. The newly announced dates include stops in Kansas City, Nashville, Columbus (Ohio), Lexington (Kentucky), Charlotte And Raleigh (N.C.), Columbia (S.C.), Birmingham (Ala.), Vancouver, Houston, Buffalo, Toronto and Pittsburgh.

The group’s lineup will again include the late Glenn Frey’s son Deacon and Vince Gill, and Joe Walsh tells us he’s particularly enjoying having Gill be part of the band these days:

“Between you and me, it’s terrifying. He’s that good. But he says I make him nervous, too, so it works really good…Boy, he plugged right in with the vocals and, of course, y’know, we’ve got a pretty good lineup across the front of the stage in terms of guitar players, and it’s working really, really well.”

…In other news, the group’s landmark Hotel California album has returned to the Billboard 200 chart at No. 44 thanks to a new 40th anniversary deluxe edition. The set sold 15,000 units in its first week out, a 1,424 percent increase from the weak prior to its release.

The Eagles’ full 2018 itinerary currently includes:

March 12 – Indianapolis, IN – Bankers Life Fieldhouse
March 14 – Chicago, IL – United Center
March 18 – St. Louis, MO – Scottrade Center
March 19 – Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center
March 21 – Des Moines, IA – Wells Fargo Arena
March 23 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
March 24 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
April 8 – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena
April 10 – Lexington, KY – Rupp Arena
April 11 – Charlotte, NC – Spectrum Center

April 14 – Orlando, FL – Camping World Stadium (with Jimmy Buffett)
April 16 – Columbia, SC – Colonial Life Arena
April 17 – Raleigh, NC – PNC Arena
April 19 – Birmingham, AL – Legacy Arena at the BJCC

April 21 – Miami, FL – Hard Rock Stadium (with Jimmy Buffett)
May 10 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
May 11 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
May 14 – Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome
May 15 – Edmonton, AB – Rogers Place
June 15 – Houston, TX – Minute Maid Park (with Chris Stapleton)
June 17 – Tulsa, OK – BOK Center
June 20 – New Orleans, LA – Smoothie King Center
June 23 – Arlington, TX – AT&T Stadium (with Chris Stapleton)
June 28 – Denver, CO – Coors Field (with Jimmy Buffett)
June 30 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Field (with Jimmy Buffett)
July 14 – Buffalo, NY – KeyBank Center
July 15 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
July 17 – Toronto, ON – Scotiabank Arena
July 20 – Boston, MA – TD Garden
July 24 – Pittsburgh, PA – PPG Paints Arena
July 26 – Washington, DC – Nationals Park (with James Taylor)
July 28 – Philadelphia, PA – Citizens Bank Park (with James Taylor)


Gary Graff is an award-winning music journalist who not only covers music but has written books on Bob Seger, Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen.

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights

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