Hall & Oates Announce 2020 tour dates


    Daryl Hall & John Oates 2020 Tour Announced with Squeeze and Special Guest, KT Tunstall

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    Daryl Hall & John Oates are hitting the road this spring and summer for a tour of North American amphitheaters and they are bringing Squeeze and KT Tunstall along for the ride.

    After a series of sporadic warm-up dates across February, March, and May, the proper tour begins May 29th at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles and wraps up September 2nd at the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion in Gilford, New Hampshire.

    “Squeeze are unique, have great songs, and don’t sound like anybody else,” John Oates says. “I’ve been a fan of theirs from the very beginning, and our audience is going to love them.”

    Daryl Hall feels the same way. “They are great songwriters,” he says. “Their songs are eclectic, yet they have soul. They’re just a great addition to the show.”

    The excitement works both ways. “I am so excited and jumping for joy with the prospect of this tour with Daryl Hall and John Oates,” Squeeze’s Glenn Tilbrook says in a statement. “They are the bees knees! I had the pleasure of seeing an awesome show of theirs in Kentucky last year, and feel that we are a match made in heaven, to be consummated at every show!”

    Tunstall came onto the scene years after the two headliners of the tour, but her relationship with Hall goes back a long time. “She was one of the first artists I had on Live from Daryl’s House,” he says, referencing her 2008 appearance on his ongoing web show. “We just clicked. And now, we include her whenever we can because she needs to be exposed as much as possible, especially in America. I’m more than willing to do that. I love her songs, and I love singing with her.”

    As always, Daryl Hall & John Oates will focus their set on their catalog of enormous pop hits, including “Private Eyes,” “Rich Girl,” “Maneater,” and “You Make My Dreams.” “I feel a professional responsibility to play the songs that people want to hear,” Oates says. “They are the songs that have made us who we are. We have a lot of them. The only problem is we have too many of them, but that’s a problem that many artists would love to have.”

    “A few years back we had a big show where we didn’t play ‘Private Eyes’ for some reason,” says Hall. ” “People got pissed off. They got angry at us. You can’t do that. You have to play these songs.”

    Feb 26 – Giant Center – Hershey, PA *
    Feb 28 – Madison Square Garden – New York City, NY *^
    Mar 21 – Fantasy Springs Resort – Indio, CA
    Mar 27 – Neal S. Blaisdell Center – Honolulu, HI
    Mar 29 – Maui Arts & Cultural Center – Kahului, HI
    May 15 – Foxwoods – Mashantucket, CT
    May 16 – Foxwoods – Mashantucket, CT
    May 23 – HoagieNation – Philadelphia, PA * (Presale starts Wednesday 1/22)
    May 29 – Hollywood Bowl – Los Angeles, CA *^
    May 31 – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre – Chula Vista, CA *^
    Jun 03 – Theater of the Clouds at Moda Center – Portland, OR *^
    Jun 05 – White River Amphitheatre – Auburn, WA *^
    Jun 07 – Toyota Amphitheatre – Wheatland, CA *^
    Jun 10 – Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA *^
    Jun 12 – Ak-Chin Pavilion – Phoenix, AZ *^
    Jun 14 – Pepsi Center – Denver, CO *^
    Jun 17 – Dickies Arena – Fort Worth, TX *^
    Jun 19 – Germania Insurance Amphitheatre – Austin, TX *^
    Jun 21 – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, TX *^
    Jul 10 – Budweiser Stage – Toronto, ON *^
    Jul 12 – Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH *^
    Jul 14 – Blossom Music Center – Cleveland, OH *^
    Jul 16 – Xcel Energy Center – St. Paul, MN *^
    Jul 18 – Hollywood Casino Amphitheater – Chicago, IL *^
    Jul 20 – DTE Energy Music Theatre – Detroit, MI *^
    Jul 22 – Ruoff Music Center – Noblesville, IN *^
    Jul 24 – Hollywood Casino Amphitheater – St. Louis, MO *^
    Jul 26 – American Family Insurance Amphitheater – Milwaukee, WI *^
    Jul 28 – S&T Bank Music Park – Pittsburgh, PA *^
    Jul 30 – St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview – Syracuse, NY *^
    Aug 13 – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA *^
    Aug 15 – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre – Tampa, FL *^
    Aug 18 – PNC Music Pavilion – Charlotte, NC *^
    Aug 20 – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater – Virginia Beach, VA *^
    Aug 22 – Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD *^
    Aug 25 – Northwell Health at Jones Beach – Wantagh, NY *^
    Aug 27 – PNC Bank Arts Center – Holmdel, NJ *^
    Aug 29 – Xfinity Center – Mansfield, MA *^
    Aug 31 – Saratoga Performing Arts Center – Saratoga Springs, NY *^
    Sep 02 – Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion – Gilford, NH *^

    *  w/ Squeeze
    ^ w/ KT Tunstall

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