Aerosmith America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band Announces 'Cocked, Locked, Ready To Rock' US Summer Tour

18 Spectacular Shows Beginning on July 23rd in Oakland, California

Band Just Conquered South America, To Europe Next and Now, The US This Summer

Jun 01, 2010, 08:00 ET from Live Nation

LOS ANGELES, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Following seven triumphant South American 'Cocked, Locked, Ready To Rock Tour' dates (the final one playing this evening in Costa Rica, the largest concert in that country's history) and eleven upcoming European dates, America's Number One rock and roll band will be more than warmed up and ready to arrive in the US in what will surely be THE concert event of the summer. Live Nation, the national tour promoter for Aerosmith confirmed today that The Bad Boys of Boston are hitting the road for an 18 city US tour this summer with the COCKED, LOCKED, READY TO ROCK Tour that begins on July 23rd in Oakland, California.  Tickets go on sale in select markets beginning Friday, June 4 at  Tour itinerary follows this release.

The recently announced hometown Fenway Park date scheduled for August 14th sold out in a record breaking 23 minutes.  Aerosmith will be joined at the Fenway show by The J.Geils Band.

Steven Tyler said, "I thought it was time to get my MOJO back, by rockin South America and Europe with a little HOME RUN at Boston's Fenway Park thrown in and then off to the rest of America to do what we do best!  We're gonna rock you into the middle of next week!"

This is a perfect time for us to tour North America as we are just completing a very successful tour of South America. We are looking forward to our European tour next month and then bringing our show back to our home soil. We are running on all cylinders and are "Cocked Locked and ready to Rock!" commented Joe Perry.

"We're having a blast tearing up South America.  I can't stop thinking about how great it's going to feel bringing it home this summer," said Tom Hamilton.

"The band's tighter than ever, America we're coming to rock your World," said Joey Kramer.

Sammy Hagar and the Wabos will open eleven of the sixteen announced shows.  Support in other markets will be announced shortly.

Aerosmith, will be celebrating their 40th anniversary as America's most enduring and thrilling band in rock history.  They are Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, recipients of countless awards including 4 Grammy's, 8 American Music Awards, 6 Billboard Awards, 12 MTV Video Music Awards.  They have sold over 150 million albums, earned scores of multi platinum albums and maintain a large army of millions of fans.

Aerosmith continues to perform electrifying sold-out concerts around the world and remain one of the most beloved bands in the world.




Fri Jul 23  Oakland, CA Oracle Arena*

Mon Jul  26  Paso Robles, CA  State Fair

Thu Jul  29  Irvine, CA Verizon  Wireless Amphitheater

Sat Jul  31  Las Vegas,  NV  MGM Grand  Garden Arena*

Tue Aug  03  Dallas,  TX Amphitheatre

Thu Aug  05  Woodlands, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion *

Sat Aug  07  Tampa,  FL  Ford Amphitheatre

Mon Aug  09  Fort  Lauderdale, FL  BankAtlantic  Center*

Thu Aug  12  Wantagh, NY   Nikon at Jones Beach  Theater*

Sat Aug  14  Boston,  MA  Fenway  Park

Tue Aug  17  Toronto,  ON  Air Canada  Centre*

Thu Aug  19  Omaha,  NE  Qwest  Center*

Sun Aug  22  Tinley Park,  IL  First Midwest  Bank Amphitheater

Tue Aug  24  Holmdel,  NJ  PNC Bank Arts  Center*

Thu Aug  26  Syracuse,  NY  NY State  Fair

Sat Aug  28  Atlantic City,  NJ Boardwalk Hall*

Tue Aug  31  Detroit,  MI  The Palace at  Auburn Hills*

Thu Sep  02  Cincinnati,  OH  Riverbend Music Center*

Sat Sep  04  Uncasville,  CT  Mohegan Sun  Arena

*Opening act is Sammy Hagar and the Wabos

VIP experience packages *(which may include opportunities to meet band members, backstage tours, early entry passes, premium seating and/or merchandise) are available through  Fans without internet access can call 508-791-3807 in the US 9am - 5pm EDT.

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