June 19, 2010

Bon Jovi to tour down under in December!


December 4th, 2010 - Wellington, New Zealand - Westpac Stadium
December 5th, 2010 - Auckland, New Zealand - Mt. Smart Stadium

Beginning Thursday, June 24th at 9am Local Venue Time, current members of Backstage JBJ will have access to purchase Fan Club Pre-Sale Tickets and VIP Packages. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, 8 July.

FINALLY, news the Aussies and Kiwis have been waiting for!

From Melbourne's Herald Sun:

Bon Jovi will perform at Subiaco Oval, Perth, on December 8; Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, on December 11; Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, on December 14; and Sydney Football Stadium on December 17.

Tickets go on sale on July 8.

In the interview, Jon talks about the tour, fame, and the band's psychologist who "keeps them real." He also reiterated that he doesn't want to be the Stones:

Bon Jovi knows his band is still relevant to millions of fans worldwide.

But he is uncertain about performing at Mick Jagger's age, 66.

"Let me be clear. The Rolling Stones are our idols, role models and heroes. But I don't know if I can be out here, doing this, 20 years from now," said Bon Jovi, who is 48. "So I want to be the Stones in every other way there is, except touring forever."

Read the entire article here.

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