The Clear Channel web site is currently listing several dates for what appears to be the much-anticipated VAN HALEN reunion tour featuring vocalist Sammy Hagar. The dates are as follows:
Jun. 13 - Hershey, PA @ Hersheypark Stadium (Clear Channel)
Jun. 16 - Philadelphia, PA @ Wachovia Center (Clear Channel)
Jun. 19 - Philadelphia, PA @ Mann Music Center (Clear Channel)
Oct. 10 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Mellon Arena (Clear Channel)
Tickets for Hershey and the first Philadelphia show go on sale on April 3, while tickets for the second Philadelphia date are apparently set to go on sale April 5. There is no currently listed on-sale date for the Pittsburgh show.
In other news, VAN HALEN's official web site, www.van-halen.com, has posted a list of the following cities under the headline "Tour Info":
East Rutherford, NJ
Kansas City, MO
Las Vegas, NV
St. Louis, MO
St. Paul, MN
As previously reported, VAN HALEN recently signed a deal with Peter Grosslight, worldwide head of music for the William Morris booking agency in Los Angeles, for touring representation. In addition, Warner Strategic Marketing is said to have negotiated a deal with VAN HALEN for a new greatest-hits package featuring three new songs. A release date for the collection has yet to be announced.