Kiss will bring farewell tour to Newark


From left, Tommy Thayer, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley and Eric Singer of Kiss.

The second North American leg of Kiss’ End of the Road farewell tour will stop at the Prudential Center in Newark, Aug. 14, with tickets going on sale Dec. 3 at 10 a.m. There will also be various pre-sales, starting Nov. 27 at 10 a.m.; visit

Kiss presented its first farewell tour in 2000 and 2001. Co-founders Gene Simmons (bass, vocals) and Paul Stanley (guitar, vocals) — who are currently 69 and 66, respectively — are joined in the current lineup by guitarist Tommy Thayer, 58, and drummer Eric Singer, 60.

The first North American leg of the tour begins Jan. 31, and stops at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., March 22; Madison Square Garden in Manhattan, March 27; and the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, March 29.

The group will perform in Europe from late May to mid-July. The second North American leg starts Aug. 6, and will include shows at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Aug. 20; and Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey, Pa., Aug. 21.

After the second North American tour ends, in mid-September, there will be shows in Australia and New Zealand, next November and December.

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