Foo Fighters Announce New 2018 Tour Dates

Story by Cat Badra

Foo Fighters are kicking off this week with some new tour dates. Dave Grohl and company just announced a batch of new shows, including an Oct. 15 date at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, which is special for Michigan Foo fans, as the guys didn’t have any Michigan show on their 2018 itinerary until now. In total, Foo Fighters have added seven new stops, including dates in Detroit, Phoenix, Denver, Kansas City, St. Louis, Milwaukee and St. Paul.

Tickets for all of the shows except Detroit go on sale to the general public Friday (Jan. 26) at 10 a.m. local time. Tickets for the Detroit stop go on sale Thursday (Jan. 25) at 11 a.m. local time.

Foo Fighters are touring North America in support of their latest studio album, “Concrete and Gold,” which dropped last fall. The trek is slated to kick off April 18 in Austin, Texas, and run through an Oct. 18 show in St. Paul, Minnesota. View the band’s full tour roster this year below.

In other news, Foo Fighters’ track “Run,” off “Concrete and Gold” is nominated for Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song at the Grammy Awards this year. The producer of “Concrete and Gold,” Greg Kurstin, is up for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical. The band has won multiple Grammy Awards in their career.

New dates:

10/8 – Phoenix, AX @ Talking Stick Resort Arena
10/10 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
10/12 – Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
10/13 – St. Louis, MO @ Scottrade Center
10/15 — Detroit, MI @ Little Caesars Arena
10/17 – Milwaukee, WI @ Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center
10/18 – St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center

Previously Announced Foo Fighters 2018 North American Tour Dates:

Apr. 18 – Austin, Texas @ Austin360 Amphitheater
Apr. 19 – The Woodlands, Texas (Houston) @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Apr. 21 – Dallas, Texas @ Starplex Pavilion
Apr. 22 – Bossier City, La. @ CenturyLink Center
Apr. 25 – Tampa, Fla. @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Apr. 26 – West Palm Beach, Fla. @ Coral Sky Amphitheatre
Apr. 28 – Atlanta, Ga. @ Georgia State Stadium
Apr. 29 – Jacksonville, Fla. @ Welcome to Rockville
May 1 — Lexington, Ky. @ Rupp Arena
May 3 — Memphis, Tenn. @ Fed Ex Forum
July 7 — Philadelphia, Pa. @ BB&T Pavilion
July 12 — Toronto, Ontario @ Rogers Centre
July 14 – Wantagh, N.Y. @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
July 16/17 – New York, N.Y. @ Madison Square Garden
July 19 – Pittsburgh, Pa. @ PPG Paints Arena
July 21/22 — Boston, Mass. @ Fenway Park
July 25 – Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio (Cleveland) @ Blossom Music Center
July 26 – Noblesville, Ind. (Indianapolis) @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
July 29 — Chicago, Ill. @ Wrigley Field

Photo by: Brantley Gutierrez

Publication date: January 22, 2018

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