BOSTON: More Tour Dates Announced

The legendary band BOSTON will headline the outdoor festival at Marina Park on Friday, June 6 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, at one of the Canadian stops of the Great Race 2008. The 'round-the-globe motor sports event will be making a pit stop in Thunder Bay as a part of its centennial anniversary. The show kicks off a summer of stadium, concert and festival dates that will span the United States and Canada.

BOSTON will be bringing two new recruits on tour this year. Singer/songwriter/guitarist Michael Sweet, the veteran STRYPER frontman, will both sing and trade riffs with Gary Pihl and Tom Scholz on guitar. Unexpected phenomenon Tommy DeCarlo, the fan that posted his BOSTON covers on his MySpace page and ended up on stage, will also be belting out the classics that skyrocketed the band to worldwide fame.

Many remember where they were when they first heard "More Than A Feeling" or "Hitch A Ride" on the airwaves back in 1976. BOSTON's self-titled first album has sold over 17 million copies to date, and was the highest-selling debut of all time. It remains a rock classic, and has seen a resurgence in sales after it was remastered by Scholz, along with their second album, "Don't Look Back", in 2006. "Amanda", off 1986's "Third Stage", shot to the top of the charts and held a record-breaking stay at #1, in spite of being the only hit single that year not accompanied by a TV video.

With over 30 million albums sold worldwide, hits like "Peace of Mind", "Smokin'" and "Rock And Roll Band" are still as ubiquitous on rock and roll radio as they were when they were new. BOSTON will be performing hits from all five studio albums, including many of their classics, and some fan favorites that have not been played live for many years.

Upcoming BOSTON shows:

June 06 - Thunder Bay, Ont - Marina Park
June 13 - Hinckley, MN - Grand Casino
June 15 - Detroit, MI - DTE Amphitheater
June 19 - Baton Rouge, LA - River Place
June 20 - Kinder, LA - Grand Casino Coushatta
June 21 - San Antonio, TX - Verizon Amphitheater
June 22 - Houston, TX - Woodlands
June 24 - Grand Prairie, TX - Nokia Live Theater
June 25 - Oklahoma City, OK - Zoo Amphitheatre
June 27 - Phoenix, AZ - Dodge Theater
June 28 - Las Vegas, NV - Thomas and Mack
June 29 - Tucson, AZ - Anselmo Valencia Amphitheater
July 01 - Los Angeles, CA - Gibson Amphitheater
July 03 - Del Mar, CA - San Diego County Fair/ Grandstand
July 04 - Reno, NV - Peppermill Hotel Casino-Tuscany Ballroom
July 05 - Kelseyville, CA - Konocti Harbor Resort & Spa - Field
July 08 - Saratoga, CA - The Mountain Winery
July 17 - Cadott, WI - Rock Fest
July 18 - Monticello, IA - Great Jones Fair
July 25 - St. Louis, MO - The Family Arena
July 26 - West Bend, WI - Washington County Fair Park (Main Stage)
Aug. 01 - Big Flats, NY - Summer Stage
Aug. 02 - Gilford, NH - US Cellular Pavillion
Aug. 03 - Mansfield, MA - Tweeter Center
Aug. 04 - Bethlehem, PA - Musikfest
Aug. 06 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena
Aug. 09 - Salamanca, NY - Events Center @ Seneca Allegany
Aug. 10 - Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Center
Aug. 15 - Atlantic City, NJ - Tropicana Casino and Resort
Aug. 16 - Roanoke Rapids, NC - Carolina Crossroads Amphitheater
Aug. 17 - Atlanta, GA - Verizon Amphitheater

BOSTON will perform an acoustic set on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline", hosted by Bob Coburn, on Wednesday, May 14 at 11:30 p.m. EST/8:30 p.m. PST. Fans can talk live with BOSTON by calling 800-344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you or to listen to the show live via the Internet, go to www.rocklineradio.com.

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