Aerosmith has announced a 40-city North American tour in support of their 14th studio album, Honkin’ On Bobo. Scheduled to kick off in the US in March 2004, the tour will hit cities in both the US and Canada through June. Clear Channel Entertainment, the world’s leading promoter and marketer of live entertainment, will promote and produce the tour. Cheap Trick has been announced as the tour’s special guest.
Universally renowned as America’s premiere rock band, Aerosmith’s tour promises to be nothing short of spectacular with the band performing classic hits from their 30
year career, as well as new material from their upcoming album, Honkin’ On Bobo. Aerosmith’s 2004 arena tour comes on the heels of their co-headlining tour with Kiss, which received critical acclaim from both fans and critics alike, and was also one of 2003’s top-grossing concert outings.
Aerosmith also recently announced that they will headline the Super Bowl XXXVIII pre-game show at Reliant Stadium in Houston on Sunday, February 1st. Aerosmith opened the NFL season with a performance in Washington, D.C. at “NFL Kickoff Live,” will perform in the finale of the pre-game show featuring a tribute to NASA.
With over 20 album releases and more than 100 million albums sold worldwide, Aerosmith continues to be one of the most enduring and exciting forces in American rock music today. The band – Steven Tyler (vocals), Joe Perry (guitar), Brad Whitford (guitar), Tom Hamilton (bass) and Joey Kramerhas obliterated the generation gap and has also spearheaded some of the most important trends in pop music with each new release- from groundbreaking early 70’s heavy metal to the invention of the power-ballad to the first fusion of rock and hip hop. Their new album, Honkin’ On Bobo, will hit record stores in spring 2004.