The “Patience” has paid off for East Coast music fans.
Los Angeles rock superstars Guns N’ Roses have announced a show in Moncton NB as part of their 2023 world tour. The concert will take place August 5th, 2023 at Croix-Bieue Medavie Stadium(Moncton Stadium)
“Guns N’ Roses return to the road on a massive 2023 World Tour produced by Live Nation, headlining stadiums, festivals, and arenas throughout the summer and fall. The powerhouse rock band launch this jaunt on June 5 in Tel Aviv, Israel at Park Hayarkon and will continue across Europe through July 22, wrapping in Athens, Greece. The band will continue onto North America, starting on Saturday, August 5 in Moncton, NB at Medavie Blue Cross Stadium, and will visit historic venues across the country such as Fenway Park in Boston, MA on August 21 and Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL on August 24. The tour concludes in Vancouver, BC at BC Place on Monday, October 16.” organizers evenko and Live Nation said in a Tuesday release.
The band, featuring classic lineup members Axl Rose, Slash, and Duff McKagan has been on tour since 2016, with the first two years billed as “Not in this Lifetime…” a nod to frontman Axl Rose’s notion the lineup would never return. Guitarist Richard Fortus, drummer Frank Ferrer, keyboardist Dizzy Reed and second keyboardist Melissa Reese will join the band for the 2023 tour.
Guns N’ Roses first played Atlantic Canada in 1987
Guns N’ Roses last performed in Atlantic Canada in 2010, in support of the then lineup’s “Chinese Democracy” album. Slash and McKagan last performed in Atlantic Canada with Guns N’ Roses during opening slots for The Cult and Iron Maiden in 1987/88 respectively.
Tickets will be available starting with the band’s Nightrain Presale, beginning Wednesday February 22 at 10am local time. The general on-sale for all dates will start beginning Friday, February 24 at 10 AM local time on gunsnroses.com. Fans can also purchase VIP Packages, which may include premium tickets, VIP bar access throughout the show, invitation to the pre-show Paradise City Lounge, limited edition Guns N’ Roses VIP merchandise & more. For more information, visit vipnation.com!
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