BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene blog
Bon Jovi will return to the road in 2017 for its first tour since 2013.
A run of dates to support the upcomin g “This House is Not for Sale” album – out Nov. 4 – will kick off Feb. 8 in Greenville, S.C., and roll through Atlanta Feb.10 with a show at Philips Arena.
Fans will receive a copy of the new album with every ticket purchased.
An array of pre-sales begins at 10 a.m. Oct. 10 for “Backstage with Bon Jovi” fan club members. Also at 10 a.m. Oct. 10, American Express card members can purchase tickets through 10 p.m. Oct. 14. A Live Nation pre-sale begins at 10 a.m. Oct. 13 and general public tickets will be available at 10 a.m. Oct. 15.
Bon Jovi’s 2013 “Because We Can” world tour was their third in a six-year span to be ranked the No. 1 top-grossing tour in the world (a feat previously accomplished only by the Rolling Stones). The band’s touring prowess will be recognized Nov. 9 with the 2016 “Legend of Live” award at the Billboard Touring Conference and Awards.
To support “This House is Not for Sale” – also the first Bon Jovi record since Richie Sambora departed – the band is set for upcoming appearances with Howard Stern, Charlie Rose and on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”
Here is the band's tour itinerary: