KISS Return to North America for ‘Hottest Show On Earth’ Tour



LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) – Rock legends, KISS will continue their 37-year career with a North American tour coined “The Hottest Show On Earth,” beginning July 23 according to a Live Nation press release.

Produced by Live Nation, the tour will hit arenas and amphitheatres throughout North America with tickets available June 4.

While in the past, now famed bands such as AC/DC, Bon Jovi and Iron Maiden have opened for KISS, this year’s tour will welcome an unsigned band to open for “Detroit Rock City” hit-makers. Partnered with Guitar Center, this contest will allow unsigned bands the opportunity to compete to open for KISS at 22 of their shows. Additionally, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley will choose one grand-prize winner to receive a $10,000 Guitar Center shopping spree among other prizes according to the Live Nation press release.

Tour Dates:
7/23 – Cheyenne Frontier Days – Cheyenne, WY *

7/24 – North Dakota State Fair – Minot, ND *

7/29 – First Niagara Pavilion – Pittsburgh, PA

7/30 – Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH

7/31 – Hershey Park Stadium – Hershey, PA

8/06 – Susquehanna Bank Center – Philadelphia, PA

8/07 – Comcast Center – Boston, MA

8/09 – Indiana State Fairgrounds – Indianapolis, IN *

8/13 – Darien Lake Performing Arts Center – Buffalo, NY

8/14 – Nikon at Jones Beach Theater – Wantagh, NY

8/15 – Toyota Pavilion – Scranton, PA

8/19 – Mohegan Sun Arena – Uncasville, CT

8/20 – PNC Bank Arts Center – Holmdel, NJ

8/21 – Jiffy Lube Live – Washington DC
8/27 – Virginia Beach Amphitheater – Virginia Beach, VA

8/28 – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Charlotte, NC

8/29 – Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek – Raleigh, NC

9/02 – Marcus Amphitheatre – Milwaukee, WI

9/03 – First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre – Chicago, IL

9/04 – Minnesota State Fair – St. Paul, MN *

9/10 – Molson Canadian Amphitheatre – Toronto, ON

9/11 – DTE Energy Music Theatre – Detroit, MI

9/12 – Blossom Music Center – Cleveland, OH

9/17 – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, TX

9/18 – Pizza Hut Park – Dallas, TX *


9/19 – AT&T Center – San Antonio, TX

9/22 – Rio Tinto Stadium – Sandy, UT *

9/24 – Cricket Wireless Pavilion – Phoenix, AZ

* These shows are not produced by Live Nation.

–by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers