Back in early 2010 the band announced it was calling it quits, but assured fans that it would launch a final tour “over the next few years.”
Two years later finds the Scorpions still on the road, playing a series of shows in France, Russia and Belgium during a timespan encompassing late March through early June.
The band returns to the U.S. in early June when it launches its North America leg in Nevada.
Here’s the routing:
June 6 – Reno, Nev., Reno Events Center
June 9 – Mountain View, Calif., Shoreline Amphitheatre
June 11 – Salt Lake City, Utah., Usana Amphitheatre
June 12 – Morrison, Colo., Red Rocks Amphitheatre
June 14 – Albuquerque, N.M., Albuquerque Presents The Pavilion
June 15 – Phoenix, Ariz., Comerica Theatre
June 17 – Tucson, Ariz., Anselmo Valencia Tori Amphitheatre
June 20 – San Diego, Calif., Valley View Casino Center
June 22 – Los Angeles, Calif., Staples Center
June 23 – Las Vegas, Nev., Thomas & Mack Center
June 27 – Grand Prairie, Texas, Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
June 29 – Chicago, Ill., Charter One Pavilion @ Northerly Island
June 30 – Milwaukee, Wis., “Summerfest”
July 2 – Toronto, Ontario, Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
July 3 – Montreal, Quebec, Bell Centre
July 6 – Holmdel, N.J., PNC Bank Arts Center
July 7 – Wantagh, N.Y., Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
July 11 – Philadelphia, Pa., Mann Center For Performing Arts
July 12 – Columbia, Md., Merriweather Post Pavilion
Tesla appears on several dates.
Some shows are already on sale. Tickets for Reno, Morrison and Los Angeles go on sale March 9; Toronto March 10 and Albuquerque and Phoenix March 12. Visit The-Scorpions.com for more information.