Van Halen Announces Fall Tour With David Lee Roth

FAILED TALK SHOW HOST IS READY TO FRONT VAN HALEN: SPORTS BUSINESS JOURNAL reports Van Halen, “touring for the first time in 23 years with original lead singer David Lee Roth, will play 21 major league arenas among the first 25 dates announced today by concert promoter Live Nation. The tour starts September 27 at Charlotte Bobcats Arena and continues through December 11 at the Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary.”

David Lee Roth


KNAC.com reports “the on again, off again, and on again tour will feature Roth, guitarist Eddie Van Halen, drummer Alex Van Halen and Eddie’s son, Wolfgang who joins the line-up as the band’s bass player. Van Halen and Roth have not performed or recorded together since 1984’s classic multi-platinum album 1984 and subsequent tour.

David Lee Roth


Tour Dates:
* 9/27 - Charlotte, NC - Charlotte Bobcats Arena
* 9/29 - Greensboro, NC - Greensboro Coliseum
* 10/1 - Philadelphia, PA - Wachovia Center
* 10/7 - Toronto, ON - Air Canada Centre
* 10/10 - Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena
* 10/14 - Indianapolis, IN - Conseco Field House
* 10/16 - Chicago, IL - Allstate Arena
* 10/18 - Chicago, IL - United Center
* 10/22 - Auburn Hills, MI - Palace of Auburn Hills
* 10/24 - Minneapolis, MN - Target Center

David Lee Roth


* 10/26 - Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center (road trip!)
* 10/28 - St. Louis, MO - Scottrade Center
* 10/30 - Boston, MA - TD Banknorth Garden
* 11/3 - E. Rutherford, NJ - Continental Airlines Arena
* 11/13 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
* 11/20 - Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center
* 11/23 - Glendale, AZ - Jobing.Com Arena
* 11/25 - San Diego, CA - Cox Arena
* 11/27 - Sacramento, CA - Arco Arena
* 11/29 - San Jose, CA - HP Pavilion at San Jose
* 12/1 - Portland, OR - Rose Garden
* 12/3 - Seattle, WA - Key Arena
* 12/5 - Vancouver, BC - General Motors Place
* 12/9 - Edmonton, AB - Rexall Place
* 12/11 - Calgary, AB - Pengrowth Saddledome

Eddie Van Halen Wolfgang Van Halen


The tour was reportedly postponed early this year after Eddie Van Halen went into rehab. Speaking of dysfunctional behavior, Wolfgang is 16 - can’t think of a better place for a mid-teen to be than on the road with his substance-abused father and David Lee Roth!