Aerosmith — which formed in 1970 and released its self-titled debut album 50 years ago, in 1973 — are calling their upcoming Peace Out Tour their farewell tour. “If you think we’re joking, dream on,” says Steven Tyler in a new video released by the band (watch below).
The tour will stop at the Prudential Center in Newark, Dec. 28, with additional shows at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Sept. 2; the UBS Arena in Belmont Park, N.Y., Sept. 9; and Madison Square Garden in Manhattan, Jan. 19.
The Black Crowes will open all dates, including a New Year’s Eve concert at the TD Garden in Boston.
Tickets to all shows go on sale May 5 at 10 a.m.; visit ticketmaster.com.
In addition to Tyler, the band will include Joe Perry, Brad Whitford and Tom Hamilton but not original Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer, who has not performed with the band since 2020. John Douglas will fill in for him, as he has since 2020.
Aerosmith said in a statement, “While Joey Kramer remains a beloved founding member of Aerosmith, he has regrettably made the decision to sit out the currently scheduled touring dates to focus his full attention on his family and health. Joey’s unmistakable and legendary presence behind the drum kit will be sorely missed.”
Here is the tour-announcement video:
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