Up The Irons! Iron Maiden returns to Nashville!!!


Well, I can't say it better than the official press release, so here it is:


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IRON MAIDEN CONFIRMS RETURN TO NORTH AMERICA IN 2019 ON THE BACK OF SOLD OUT EUROPEAN TOUR.


Get Ready To See Maiden Deliver Their Biggest Production Ever.

Tickets On Sale To General Public Starting Friday, November 16.

Rave reviews across Europe hail it as the Must-See show of the summer.


LOS ANGELES, CA ­– November 9, 2018 – IRON MAIDEN will bring the Legacy Of The Beast Tour to North America in 2019 for an extensive series of arena and amphitheater shows produced by Live Nation, including a first ever headline appearance at the Banc of California Stadium in LA. The tour will cover a total of 33 cities right across the U.S.A. and Canada, including Portland,

Oregon where they haven’t played since 1987 on the Somewhere In Time Tour, Hartford, Connecticut where they last played in 2005, and many other places not visited since the Maiden England 2012/13 Tour. The full list of dates is below.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, November 16th at 10am local time at LiveNation.com. As always, there will be an exclusive pre-sale for IRON MAIDEN fanclub members. Go to www.ironmaiden.com for all ticketing details.

The band’s triumphant first leg of the Legacy Of The Beast Tour opened in Europe earlier this year to outstanding critical acclaim, not just by the 750,000+ fans who came to see the show but right across national press and rock media, including The Times (UK) newspaper calling it “..an extraordinary show filled with world class theatrics…a masterclass in performance and staging.”

Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson comments,

“We’re excited to return to North America and share the Legacy Of The Beast Tour with all our friends there! We’re immensely proud of this show and we’ve had great reactions from the many fans who came to see us in Europe earlier this year. The production is based on our mobile game THE LEGACY OF THE BEAST which basically takes various incarnations of Eddie into many different Maiden Worlds. This inspired us to put together a stage show to take our fans through different Worlds and experiences set to appropriate songs. It is not that easy designing different Worlds on stage and we put a huge amount of work into this to make it work and the end result we feel is our most spectacular and certainly the most complex show to date. We’ve got all kinds of crazy things going on, including a replica Spitfire plane dominating the stage during ‘Aces High,’ tons of pyro, a giant Icarus, muskets, claymores and some truly marvellous flame-throwers which I have a hell of a lot of fun with, as you will see! And of course we have Eddie, as you’ve never seen him before, and absolutely loads of other surprises. I’ve had the time of my life playing with all these magnificent props on stage, it’s been fantastic, we can’t wait to bring this show to you!”

Steve Harris, bassist and founder member adds,

“We gave a lot of thought to the set list for this Tour as the songs needed to follow the narrative of the changing worlds of the stage show. We feel we ended up with a very strong and well balanced set mixing songs we haven’t played in many years like ‘Flight Of Icarus,’ ‘Sign Of The Cross’ and ‘The Clansman’ with songs we know the fans want to hear like ‘The Trooper,’ ‘2 Minutes To Midnight,’ ‘The Number Of The Beast,’ ‘Fear Of The Dark,’ ‘Run To The Hills,’ ‘Hallowed Be Thy Name’ and othersreflecting the journey through the different themes of the show. The whole band is really enjoying this tour and we are really looking forward to seeing everybody again!”

Support on the 2019 tour comes from The Raven Age www.theravenage.com. Additionally, Fozzy www.fozzyrock.com will be guests for the Banc of California Stadium show in Los Angeles.

The Legacy Of The Beast Tour production and set list is inspired by Maiden’s free to play mobile game of the same name which is available on iOS and Android platforms at www.ironmaiden.com/play.

IRON MAIDEN LEGACY OF THE BEAST 2019 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES:

JUL 18                   SUNRISE, FL                                        BB&T CENTER

JUL 20                   ATLANTA, GA                                      CELLAIRIS AMPHITHEATER AT LAKEWOOD

JUL 22                   CHARLOTTE, NC                                PNC MUSIC PAVILION

JUL 24                   BRISTOW, VA                                       JIFFY LUBE LIVE

JUL 26                   BROOKLYN, NY+                 BARCLAYS CENTER+

JUL 30                   PHILADELPHIA, PA*                          WELLS FARGO CENTER*

AUG 01                  BOSTON, MA                                       XFINITY CENTER

AUG 03                  HARTFORD, CT                                   XFINITY THEATRE                             

AUG 05                  MONTREAL, QC                                  BELL CENTRE

AUG 07                  QUEBEC CITY, QC                             VIDEOTRON CENTRE

AUG 09                  TORONTO, ON                                     BUDWEISER STAGE

AUG 10                  TORONTO, ON                                     BUDWEISER STAGE

AUG 13                  BUFFALO, NY                                      KEYBANK CENTER

AUG 15                  CINCINNATI, OH                                 RIVERBEND MUSIC CENTER                                         

AUG 17                  PITTSBURGH, PA                               PPG PAINTS ARENA

AUG 19                  NASHVILLE, TN                                  BRIDGESTONE ARENA

AUG 22                  TINLEY PARK, IL                 HOLLYWOOD CASINO AMPHITHEATRE

AUG 24                  INDIANAPOLIS, IN                              RUOFF HOME MORTGAGE MUSIC CENTER

AUG 26                  ST.PAUL, MN*                                     XCEL ENERGY CENTER*

AUG 28                  WINNIPEG, MB                                    BELL MTS PLACE

AUG 30                  EDMONTON, AB                                 ROGERS PLACE

AUG 31                  CALGARY, AB                                      SCOTIABANK SADDLEDOME

SEP 03                  VANCOUVER, BC                               PEPSI LIVE AT ROGERS ARENA

SEP 05                  TACOMA, WA                                       TACOMA DOME

SEP 06                  PORTLAND, OR                                   MODA CENTER

SEP 09                  SACRAMENTO, CA                            GOLDEN 1 CENTER

SEP 10                  OAKLAND, CA                                     ORACLE ARENA

SEP 13                  LAS VEGAS, NV                                  MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

SEP 14                  LOS ANGELES, CA                            BANC OF CALIFORNIA STADIUM

SEP 17                  PHOENIX, AZ*                                     TALKING STICK ARENA*

SEP 19                  ALBUQUERQUE, NM                         ISLETA AMPHITHEATER

SEP 21                  DALLAS, TX                                         DOS EQUIS PAVILION

SEP 22                  HOUSTON, TX                                     THE CYNTHIA WOODS MITCHELL PAVILION

SEP 25                  SAN ANTONIO, TX                              AT&T CENTER

*on sale starting 12pm local time

+on sale starting Mon, Nov 19 at 10am local time

No further cities will be added to this touring schedule.

For the 2019 shows, IRON MAIDEN will, in conjunction with the Promoters, be implementing a partial digital ticketing system in as many venues as possible. This technology, being used by the NFL amongst others, is a progression of the paperless system that Maiden have been successfully using since 2010 and has worked well in lessening ticket scalping and the drain of prime tickets into the Secondary market.

Fans in the USA and Canada will once again be able to enjoy a Trooper VIP Upgrade package allowing early access to the venue, a pile of TROOPER goodies, TROOPER beers, food and a designated area to meet with other fans, plus the opportunity to win some great prizes. Packages will be available from www.ironmaiden.com priced at US $220 ($290 CAD for Canadian shows), with a 10% discount for IRON MAIDEN fanclub members.



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