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Daryl Hall & John Oates Announce 2016 Summer Tour Dates

Daryl Hall & John Oates
Daryl Hall & John Oates

Multi-platinum selling music artists and Rock & Roll Hall of Famers, DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES announced a summer amphitheater tour today.  Produced by Live Nation, the tour featuring Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, will kick off on Friday, May 13 and will make stops in 21 cities throughout the country including Los Angeles, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Chicago, Las Vegas, Boston, Seattle and more.  A full list of tour dates and venues is below. (Photo credit: Mick Rock)

Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets for beginning today Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 10:00 a.m. local time through Citi’s Private Pass Program.* For complete presale details visit Tickets go on sale starting Friday, Feb. 12 at 10 a.m. local time at Fans with the Live Nation mobile app will have access to a password-free presale starting Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 10:00 a.m. The app pre-sale is only valid for Ticketmaster-ticketed venues.  The app is available via the App Store and Google Play.
Friends of Daryl and John, Gene (Fred Armisen) and Clark (Bill Hader) from soft rock’s seminal band, The Blue Jean Committee, have created a special video announcing the summer 2016 tour: To see the whole story of the Blue Jean Committee check out the IFC app.   The second season of Documentary Now! premieres in the Fall on IFC.
Friday, May 13, 2016 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
Sunday, May 15, 2016 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Austin, TX Austin360 Amphitheater
Thursday, May 19, 2016 Atlanta, GA Lakewood Amphitheatre
Saturday, May 21, 2016 Tampa, FL MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Charlotte, NC PNC Music Pavilion
Thursday, May 26, 2016 Washington, DC Jiffy Lube Live
Sunday, July 10, 2016 Philadelphia, PA BB&T Pavilion
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
Thursday, July 14, 2016 Bangor, ME Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion
Saturday, July 16, 2016 Boston, MA Xfinity Center
Monday, July 18, 2016 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
Friday, July 22, 2016 Chicago, IL Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Sunday, July 24, 2016 Indianapolis, IN Klipsch Music Center
Friday, September 09, 2016 Seattle, WA White River Amphitheatre
Monday, September 12, 2016 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Pavilion
Sunday, September 18, 2016 Concord, CA Concord Pavilion
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl*
Friday, September 23, 2016 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena
*Citi presale not applicable to this date
All dates, cities and venues below subject to change.
Daryl Hall and John Oates are the NUMBER-ONE SELLING DUO in music history. From the mid-’70s to the mid-’80s, the duo would score six #1 singles, including “Rich Girl” (also #1 R&B), “Kiss on My List,” “Private Eyes,” “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do) (also #1 R&B), “Maneater” and “Out of Touch” from their six consecutive multi-platinum albums-’76’s Bigger Than Both of Us, ’80’s Voices, ’81’s Private Eyes, ’82’s H2O, ’83’s Rock N Soul, Part I and ’84’s Big Bam Boom. The era would also produce an additional 5 Top 10 singles, “Sara Smile,” “One on One,” “You Make My Dreams,” “Say It Isn’t So” and “Method of Modern Love.” By 1987, the RIAA recognized Daryl Hall and John Oates as the NUMBER-ONE SELLING DUO in music history, a record they still hold today.
On May 20, 2008, the duo was honored with the Icon Award during BMI’s 56th annual Pop Awards. The award has previously gone to the Bee Gees, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Paul Simon, Brian Wilson, Willie Nelson, James Brown, Ray Davies, Carlos Santana and Dolly Parton.
In 2014, Daryl and John were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. 2016 finds Daryl Hall and John Oates very much at the height of their powers making their own kind of soul, with a new generation of musicians recognizing not only their historic track record of success, but also their continuing influence and achievements.