Van Halen: US Tour Dates

Van Halen announced their return to the live stage with an extraordinary 2012 North American tour.

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Van Halen, Rock And Roll Hall of Fame inductees and one of the most important and influential rock bands of all time, announced their return to the live stage with an extraordinary 2012 North American tour. Known around the world for some of the most iconic live performances in music history, the legendary rock band will begin their tour on February 18. Kool & The Gang will join Van Halen for select tour dates.

Van Halen's new album, A Different Kind Of Truth, was released in the US by Interscope Records on February 7. A Different Kind Of Truth is Van Halen's first original studio album with singer David Lee Roth since the band's classic multi-platinum album 1984.

Fans can expect Van Halen to perform selections from A Different Kind Of Truth alongside songs from their arsenal of epic hits that include: "Eruption," "Running with the Devil," "Jamie's Cryin'," "You Really Got Me," "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love," "Everybody Wants Some," "Unchained," "And The Cradle Will Rock," "Beautiful Girls," "Mean Street," "Somebody Get Me A Doctor," "Jump," "Panama," "Hot For Teacher," "I'll Wait," and more from their classic albums Van Halen, Van Halen II, Women and Children First, Fair Warning, Diver Down and 1984.

For more information about the band's tour dates got to this location.

Van Halen 2012 US Tour Dates:

02/18 - KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, KY 02/20 - The Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, MI 02/22 - Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN 02/24 - United Center, Chicago, IL 02/28 - Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 03/01 - Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 03/03 - Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, CT 03/05 - Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA 03/09 - First Niagara Center, Buffalo, NY 03/11 - TD Garden, Boston, MA 03/13 - Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, NH 03/24 - Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ 03/28 - Verizon Center, Washington, DC 03/30 - Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh, PA 04/01 - Allstate Arena, Rosemont, IL 04/10 - BankAtlantic Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL 04/12 - St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, FL 04/14 - Amway Arena, Orlando, FL 04/16 - Jacksonville Arena, Jacksonville, FL 04/19 - Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA 04/21 - Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, NC 04/25 - Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC 04/27 - Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN 05/01 - BOK Center, Tulsa, OK 05/05 - Tacoma Dome, Tacoma, WA 05/07 - Rogers Arena, Vancouver, BC 05/09 - Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, AB 05/11 - Rexall Place, Edmonton, AB 05/17 - MTS Centre, Winnipeg, MB 05/19 - Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, MN 05/22 - Sprint Center, Kansas City, MO 05/24 - Pepsi Center, Denver, CO 05/27 - MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV 06/01 - Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA 06/03 - Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA 06/05 - HP Pavilion, San Jose, CA 06/12 - Honda Center, Anaheim, CA 06/14 - Viejas Arena, San Diego, CA 06/16 - US Airways Center, Phoenix, AZ 06/20 - American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX 06/22 - AT&T Center, San Antonio, TX 06/24 - Toyota Center, Houston, TX 06/26 - New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, LA

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    Nitnatsnok
    That Old Geezer wrote: "Then chose a date and a city which is closer to your place from the list below and send it to: editorial [at] ultimate-guitar [dot] com, together with your full name and phone number." This is some really crappy instructions UG, I type this in my search bar, google, etc. and it just keeps coming back here, Y U NO LINK LIKE LOGICAL PEOPLE?
    It's clearly an email address, you technologically challenged?
    HollandrocksLs
    Honeybabysweetiedoll 4/27 bridgestone arena nasville tn As a kid I loved top Jimmy I was born in 83 and always wanted to play rock music. Van halen is part of who I am today. Blood and fire touches the heart strings but honeybabysweetiedoll rocked my world!
    offbeatblink
    Without a doubt, "Hot For Teacher." One of my favorite drum moments of all time! 4/10 BankAtlantic Center, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
    QuackJohn
    So many to chose from, but I would have to say "Hear About it Later" I would love to go to the Vegas show...
    That Old Geezer
    6/01 Staples Center. Fire is my favorite song But i don't understand the part of how to send it, its really confusing help???
    XcitR
    Somebody Get Me A Doctor 4/25 Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC
    DiverDown316
    flyneye wrote: It's so funny that no one can figure out to send to the email address obsfucated in above article to keep spambots from getting the email address packed with garbage. Figure it out boneheads. editorial [at] ultimate-guitar [dot] com not shout out your song and town in the forum. This and for whatever reason VH is continuing in their sad state make me not wanna walk across the street to see them for free. If there is a song and show I would like to see VH at, it would be "Jump" because Eddie uses an unmodified unimaginative patch 00 on a DX7 or 9 like he fired it up and it just didn't matter anyway so they used it. Filler anyway. I'd like to see this performed at any state fair which is what the next tour will be anyway...
    ANNNNND TROLL.....
    DanZ1213
    To bad they cancelled the show I had a ticket to.... They were supposed to come to State College but I guess they changed their mind. Very disappointed...
    Southpawd Axman
    Somebody Get Me A Doctor #1 choice: 03/24 - Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ #2 choice: 03/05 - Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
    Danjo's Guitar
    When It's Love OU812 was the first album I came across, so I developed an affinity for it, because the rest of the album kinda sucks...
    the coop1
    My favorite is "Dirty Movies" and a side favorite of "Women In Love" 03/11 - TD Garden, Boston, MA. Also, "I'm The One". Just so many great songs.