JOURNEY: New Tour Dates Announced

According to The Pulse of Radio, JOURNEY has announced a 23-date summer tour kicking off on July 16 at the Moondance Jam in Walker, Minnesota and running through September 4 in Atlantic City, New Jersey and the Borgata Hotel and Casino.

The band is now fronted by Arnel Pineda on lead vocals. Guitarist Neal Schon discovered the Filipino frontman on YouTube performing the group's song "Faithfully" with his own cover band. In addition to Pineda — who sounds eerily like former frontman Steve PerryJOURNEY now includes Schon, Jonathan Cain on keyboards, Ross Valory on bass, and Deen Castronovo on drums.

Jonathan Cain says he and the band are thrilled with how Pineda has clicked musically with the band. "Well, this guy is like right out of a Charles Dickens story," he says. "I mean, he's got an amazing tale to tell, and it's almost hard to believe he survived what he survived, y'know? So you gotta look at that and go, 'How tough is this guy?' He's as tough as they come, and I liked everything about him. (The) first week I spent with him I immediately liked him, and took him to task and told him things I though he needed to work on, certainly. But getting him out of the club was the main deal. We had to just get him to stop singing everybody else's music, y'know?"

JOURNEY tour dates (subject to change):

Jul. 16 - Walker, MN - Moondance Jam at Festival Grounds
Jul. 18 - Cadott, WI - Rock Fest at Chippewa Valley Festival Grounds
Jul. 21 - Morrison, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Jul. 23 - Paso Robles, CA - Grandstand at California Mid State Fair
Jul. 25 - Reno, NV - Reno Events Center
Jul. 26 - Boise, ID - Boise St. University
Jul. 29, 30 - Pala, CA - Pala Casino Resort And Spa
Aug. 01 - Devore, CA - San Manuel Amphitheater
Aug. 02 - Tucson, AZ - Anselmo Valencia Tori Amphitheatre
Aug. 04 - Bossier City, LA - CenturyTel Center
Aug. 05 - Tulsa, OK - BOK Center
Aug. 07 - Thackerville, OK - Winstar World Casino
Aug. 16 - Indianapolis, IN - Indiana State Fairgrounds
Aug. 20 - Kansas City, MO - Starlight Theatre
Aug. 21 - Louisville, KY - Kentucky State Fairgrounds
Aug. 23 - Des Moines, IA - Iowa St. Fairgrounds
Aug. 25 - Grand Rapids, MI - Van Andel Arena
Aug. 26 - Columbus, OH - Schottenstein Center
Aug. 28 - Darien Center, NY - Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Aug. 31 - Uniondale, NY - Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Sep. 02 - Saratoga Springs, NY - Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Sep. 04 - Atlantic City, NJ - Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa

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