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Loverboy Summer-Long Tour with Rick Springfield and The Romantics


Time to haul out those iconic red leather pants and bandanas from mothballs, because Canadian hard-rocking legends Loverboy are ready for a full slate of summer touring, including a run of dates with fellow ’80s hitmakers Rick Springfield and The Romantics for one of the season’s must-see tripleheader concert events. Loverboy are currently enjoying a cultural renaissance, with major companies such as Taco Bell and RadioShack using the band’s image and music to promote their products to the ’80s generation which grew up on the group, and others who are just being introduced to their anthems. These days, Loverboy’s not just “Working for the Weekend,” but “Lovin’ Every Minute of It,” too, performing for those fans who “Get Lucky” enough to catch one of their shows.

Loverboy’s tour starts with headline dates in April 25 in Pompano Beach, FL at the Pompano Beach Seafood Festival, and runs through October 1 at the Central Washington State Fair in Yakima, WA. The band will be joined by Springfield and The Romantics for dates starting August 29 at Atlanta’s Chastain Amphitheater, running through September 23 in Oklahoma City, OK. The band will also be playing two shows in the Los Angeles area for the first time in years, including The Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, CA (September 25) and the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills (September 26). A full listing of dates is below.

Be sure to check out Icon Vs. Icon’s interview with Mike Reno about the band’s latest album, ‘Unfinished Business.’ – Click here for the interview. 

Loverboy have been delighting audiences around the world since forming back in 1979 when vocalist Mike Reno was introduced to local guitar hot shot Paul Dean in Calgary. The group has four multi-platinum albums, including the four-million-selling Get Lucky, and a trio of double-platinum releases in their self-titled 1980 debut, 1983’s Keep It Up and 1985’s Lovin’ Every Minute of It. Their string of hits includes, in addition to the arena-rock anthem “Working for the Weekend,” such staples as “Lovin’ Every Minute of It,” “This Could Be the Night,” “Hot Girls in Love,” “The Kid is Hot Tonite,” “Turn Me Loose,” “When It’s Over,” “Heaven In Your Eyes” and “Queen of the Broken Hearts.” Last July, the band released  Unfinished Business, their first collection of previously unreleased material in seven years.

Their summer tour dates are as follows (headliners unless noted) More dates TBA:

** w/ Rick Springfield and The Romantics

* w/ Rick Springfield and Donnie Iris

^ w/ Styx

April 25 – Pompano Beach Seafood Festival – Pompano Beach, FL

June 13 – Sandy Corley Memorial Run – Rothbury, MI

June 20 – PrairieFest – Oswego, IL

June 27 – Lakes Jam – Brainerd, MN

July 3 – 4th Fest – Coralville, IA

July 4 – Heritage Park – Junction City, KS

July 10 – Three Rivers Festival – Ft. Wayne, IN

July 18 – Summerwinds Family Music Festival – Victoria Beach, MB

July 25 – Timberwood Amphitheater – Hot Springs, AR

August 1 – Kenora Harbourfest – Kenora, ON

August 8 – Rock N August – St. Albert, AB

August 9 – Pinewood Bowl Theater – Lincoln, NE ^

August 14 – Pictou County Wellness Centre – New Glasgow, NS

August 15 – Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre – Bridgewater, NS

August 22 – Fallon County Fair – Baker, MT

August 29 – Chastain Amphitheater – Atlanta, GA **

August 30 – St. Augustine Amphitheater – St. Augustine, FL **

September 2 – Hard Rock Casino – Hollywood, FL **

September 4 – Red Hat – Raleigh, NC **

September 5 – Uptown Amphitheater – Charlotte, NC **

September 10 – Northerly Island – Chicago, IL **

September 11 – Jacobs Pavilion – Cleveland, OH *

September 12 – Borgata – Atlantic City, NJ **

September 13 – PNC – Holmdel, NJ **

September 16 – Music Theater – Westbury, NY **

September 17 – Event Center – Bethlehem, PA **

September 18 – Freedom Hill – Detroit, MI **

September 20 – PNC Pavilion at Riverbend – Cincinnati, OH **

September 22 – Cynthia Woods Pavilion – Houston, TX **

September 23 – Zoo Amphitheater – Oklahoma City, OK **

September 25 – Canyon Club – Agoura Hills, CA

September 26 – Saban Theater – Beverly Hills, CA

September 27 – Coach House – San Juan Capistrano, CA

September 29 – Kern County Fair – Bakersfield, CA

October 1 – Central Washington State Fair – Yakima, WA



One Response to “Loverboy Summer-Long Tour with Rick Springfield and The Romantics”

  1. Jennie Skala says:

    Please, please, PLEASE! sing “Lead a double life”! Best song of ALL!! I’ll be at the concert in Cleveland! Looking forward to it! Saw you 2 years ago with Journey! Awesome of course!! Long live Loverboy!


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