The Eagles Plot Tour in Support of New Documentary

Band to trek across North America in July

Timothy B. Schmit, Don Henley, Glenn Frey, and Joe Walsh of The Eagles.
George Pimentel/Getty Images for The Eagles
March 21, 2013 2:30 PM ET

The Eagles will launch a North American tour this summer in support of a recent documentary about the band, History of the Eagles, which premiered at Sundance in January and aired on Showtime last month.

The History of the Eagles Tour kicks off on July 6th at Louisville, Kentucky's KFC Yum! Center and will take the band through Canada and back down the East Coast.

Q&A: Don Henley Opens Up About 'The History of the Eagles' at Sundance 

The History of the Eagles documentary – which uses archival film, concert footage and rare home movies to chronicle the band's career – will also be released on DVD and Blu-ray on April 30th. The three-disc set will come with a previously unreleased concert film, Eagles Live at the Capital Centre – March 1977, that was shot in Washington, D.C. during the band's Hotel California tour.

Tickets for all shows (except two dates Cleveland and Philadelphia) will go on sale March 28th at 10 a.m. on Ticketmaster. American Express cardholders will have access to a presale from March 23rd at 10 a.m. to March 27th at 10 p.m.Tickets for the Cleveland show at the Quicken Loans Arena will be available through the arena's website and local retailers; tickets for the Philly concert at the Wells Fargo Center can be purchased through ComcastTIX.


Full History of the Eagles Tour dates:
7/6 Louisville, KY – KFC Yum! Center
7/7 Milwaukee, WI – Summerfest
7/9 Cleveland, OH – Quicken Loans Arena
7/11 Toronto, Ontario – Air Canada Centre
7/15 Ottawa, Ontario – Scotiabank Place
7/16 Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
7/18 Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena
7/19 Boston, MA – Comcast Center
7/22 Washington, D.C. – Verizon Center
7/23 Pittsburgh, PA – Consol Energy Center
7/25 Bethel, NY – Bethel Woods Center

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

Music Main Next

blog comments powered by Disqus
Around the Web
Powered By ZergNet
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.


We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories


The Commodores | 1984

The year after soul legends Marvin Gaye and Jackie Wilson died, songwriter Dennis Lambert asked members of the Commodores to give him a tape of ideas. "And the one from Walter Orange has this wonderful bass line," said co-writer Franne Golde. "Plus the lyric, 'Marvin, he was a friend of mine' ... Within 10 minutes, we had decided it should be something like a modern R&B version of 'Rock 'n' Roll Heaven,' and I just said, 'Nightshift.'" This tribute to the recently deceased musicians was the band's only hit without Lionel Richie, who had left for a solo career.

More Song Stories entries »