Monday, April 30, 2012

Van Hallen Adds Shows In Philly, Tickets Friday

Due to overwhelmingly popular demand, Legendary rock band Van Halen will perform live on stage at the Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday, July 11. Tickets for the show will go on sale exclusively through comcastTIX on Friday, May 4 at 10 a.m. online at, by phone at 1-800-298-4200 or in person at the Wells Fargo Center box office.

To meet demand, Van Halen added 18 more shows to their North American tour. The encore performance at the Wells Fargo Center in July comes just months after Van Halen’s March 5 performance for a sold-out Philadelphia crowd at Wells Fargo Center.

Van Halen recently premiered the video for She’s the Woman¸ the second single from A Different Kind of Truth¸ the band’s first original studio album with singer David Lee Roth since the iconic, multi-platinum 1984. Shot during its on-going live tour, the video presents a greatest hits of the band’s concert moments.

Formed in Los Angeles in 1974, Van Halen changed the rock and roll landscape forever with the release of their self-titled, 1978 debut album displaying unparalleled stage presence, revolutionary musicianship, and extraordinary songwriting abilities. With more than 75 million albums sold worldwide, the band's record of achievement is hard to top.   Among a long list of awards, recognition and accolades, Van Halen joins an elite short list of two time Diamond Award honorees in the history of the music industry.  Presented with two Diamond Award RIAA Certified Status' for their albums Van Halen and 1984, the band has produced a repertoire of hits that remain some of the strongest and most influential rock songs ever written that fans will admire for decades to come.

Opening act, Ky-mani Marley, son of legendary Bob Marley, has gained world-wide recognition and praise for his musical style, which transcends cultural and creative boundaries incorporating world music, hip hop, blues, rock, and reggae into one melodic entity. Since 1999, Marley has released four studio albums and an autobiography, a GRAMMY nomination, and in 2009 started the charitable Love Over All Foundation (LOAF), which caters to empowering and educating youth.  Ky-mani Marley is currently putting the finishing touches on his new album, Evolution of a Revolution

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