Rod Stewart and Stevie Nicks announce North American 'Heart & Soul Tour'
Rod Stewart and Stevie Nicks announced on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" that they will be going on tour together for "The Heart & Soul Tour," which will begin on March 20 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
The two legendary singers will be touring 13 North American cities, including New York, Toronto, Chicago, Philadelphia and Los Angeles.
"We haven't yet begun rehearsals but I can already tell you this, with Stevie on board our audiences are in store for an evening of pure rock n' roll music." Rod Stewart told Ellen DeGeneres. "I'm already thinking about which of my old favourites to bring back and vocally, I think we've both begun thinking about which songs might be great fun and well-suited for a duet or two."
Tickets for "The Heart & Soul Tour" go on sale from Friday, January 21st while American Express card members will have access to advance ticket sales on Monday, January 17. Most concert dates will be available for purchase at ticketmaster.com, except for the Philadelphia and Montreal shows, which are available at comcasttix.com and evenko.ca, respectively.
Both Stewart and Nicks have been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and have several decades of music experience between them.
Stewart has had an estimated 250 million album and single sales and has 16 Grammy nominations, including one this year for "Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album" for his 2010 album, "Fly Me To The Moon... The Great American Songbook Volume V." Stewart won a 2005 Grammy for his album "Stardust ... The Great American Songbook Volume III."
Meanwhile, Stevie Nicks will be releasing her eagerly-awaited new album, "In: Your Dreams" on May 3, 2011. Nicks has been nominated for seven Grammy awards and as a member of Fleetwood Mac, took home a Grammy for the band's 1977 album, "Rumours."
Rod Stewart and Stevie Nicks "The Heart & Soul Tour" 2011 tour dates are as follows:
March 20 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Bank Atlantic Center
March 23 - Tampa, FL, St. Pete Times Forum
March 24 - Atlanta, GA, Philips Arena
March 26 - New York, NY, Madison Square Garden
March 27 - Uncasville, CT, Mohegan Sun Arena
March 30 - Boston, MA, TD Garden
April 1 - Montreal, QC, Bell Centre
April 2 - Toronto, ONT, Air Canada Center
April 5 - Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo Center
April 9 - Chicago, IL, United Center
April 10 - Detroit, MI, Joe Louis Arena
April 15 - Phoenix, AZ, US Airways Center
April 16 - Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood Bowl
Watch the announcement below!