In celebration of its 2015 summer/fall North American tour, VAN HALEN will perform a special concert for ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" tonight (March 30) on Hollywood Boulevard. Featuring some of the band's essential rock and roll classics, the show will be broadcast over two nights, March 30 and March 31, on the late night talk show and marks VAN HALEN's first U.S. television performance with original lead singer David Lee Roth since he rejoined the band in 2007.
A portion of Hollywood Boulevard between Highland and Orange was closed today gearing up for the special event.
VAN HALEN is expected to take the stage around 7:30 p.m. Officials say Hollywood Boulevard should reopen by 6 a.m. Tuesday.
"Jimmy Kimmel Live!" airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m. / 10:35 p.m. Central Time on ABC.
A short video clip of VAN HALEN rehearsing for the "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" appearance can be seen below.
VAN HALEN has announced the dates and cities for a summer/fall North American tour that will kick off on July 5 in Seattle, winding down on October 2 in Los Angeles.
According to The Pulse Of Radio, VAN HALEN is also scheduled to appear on the April 2 edition of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show".
This will be VAN HALEN's first full-length tour after the band abruptly canceled a 2012 summer run in support of that year's studio album, "A Different Kind Of Truth".
Tickets for the trek go on sale beginning April 4 at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com, with special pre-sale information being announced locally. The opening act will be KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD.
March 31 will also see the release of "Live: Tokyo Dome: In Concert", the band's first official live album with Roth.
Recorded on June 21, 2013 at the Tokyo Dome in Japan, the set features 23 tracks taken from all seven albums the band recorded with Roth on the mic.
A deluxe edition of the album will come with the newly remastered "Van Halen" and "1984" albums, as both a four-CD collection and a six-LP vinyl set in special packaging.