Mark Your Calendars!
It was just a couple of years ago that a full-fledged Ronnie James Dio hologram was announced to be in the works. No doubt a controversial move, nevertheless it sparked much interest from die-hard fans and though it’s been a long wait, all of this patience will finally be rewarded.
It was just announced that the hologram will be embarking on its first official U.S. tour!
The tour will kick off on the 31st of May at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in Ft. Meyers, Florida and conclude on the 29th of June at the Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas, Nevada. The band that’ll be accompanying the hologram is comprised of guitarist Craig Goldy, drummer Simon Wright and keyboardist Scott Warren, bassist Bjorn Englen, and guest vocalist Tim “Ripper” Owens.
The tour dates are as listed below…
May 31 – Ft. Myers, FL @ Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
June 1 – Orlando, FL @ The Plaza Live
June 2 – St. Petersburg, FL @ Palladium Theatre
June 3 – Atlanta, GA @ Vinyl at Center Stage
June 6 – Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
June 7 – Glenside, PA @ Keswick Theatre
June 8 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Paramount Theatre
June 9 – Huntington, NY @ The Paramount
June 11 – Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore
June 12 – Grand Rapids, MI @ 20 Monroe Live
June 14 – St. Charles, IL @ The Arcada Theatre
June 15 – St. Paul, MN @ Myth
June 16 – Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theater
June 19 – Kansas City, MO @ Uptown Theater
June 20 – Oklahoma City, OK @ The Criterion
June 21 – Dallas, TX @ Bomb Factory
June 28 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
June 29 – Las Vegas, NV @ Brooklyn Bowl
This is a pretty limited run of dates, but chances are that if the tour is successful, which it most likely will be, then more dates will be added.
Tickets for this sure-to-be incredible tour go on sale April 12th at 10 a.m. local time. Don’t miss out!