This House Is Not for Sale Tour
Grammy Award®-winning band, Bon Jovi have announced newly added dates to their This House Is Not for Sale Tour, presented by Live Nation. Fans in Detroit will now have the opportunity to witness the chart-topping rock band live at Joe Louis Arena on Wednesday, March 29 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Farewell Season at The Joe. Beginning February 2017, arena crowds will rock out to the band’s anthems, fan-favorites, and new hits from their newly released 14th studio album, This House Is Not for Sale (Island/UMG), which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.
In January, Jon Bon Jovi announced on Facebook Live an exciting opening act contest to give bands the chance to open an arena date on Bon Jovi’s "This House Is Not For Sale Tour". To enter the competition, thousands of bands uploaded audition videos at www.bonjovi.com/2017-opening-act-contest/ or the Bon Jovi and Live Nation Facebook pages. To pick the winner for each tour date, Live Nation chose 10 finalists and Bon Jovi management selected the contest winner from the shortlist. After an intense competition, IAMDYNAMITE has been chosen as the winner of Bon Jovi’s opening act contest for Detroit. In addition to opening for Bon Jovi at Joe Louis Arena the band will also be featured across Live Nation and Bon Jovi’s Facebook pages.
"We are beyond excited to play a show with the legendary Bon Jovi! ‘Wanted Dead or Alive’ may be the greatest song ever written,” said Chris Phillips from IAMDYNAMITE. "On top of playing in our hometown with rock idols, we get to play at Joe Louis Arena! Detroit icon itself," added Chris Martin. “We are prepared to honor Bon Jovi, The Joe, and Detroit with this privilege we've been given opening the show."
The This House Is Not for Sale Tour is Bon Jovi’s first outing since the band’s 2013 Because We Can World Tour, which was their third tour in six years to be ranked the #1 top-grossing tour in the world (a feat accomplished by only The Rolling Stones previously). Bon Jovi’s touring legacy was recently recognized on Nov. 9th at the 2016 “Legend of Live” award at the Billboard Touring Conference & Awards.
Bon Jovi launched This House Is Not for Sale on Nov. 4 which debuted atop the Billboard 200 chart, giving the rock band its sixth No. 1. The title track reached the Top Ten of the AC Radio Chart – it is Bon Jovi’s highest debut on that chart to date. This House Is Not for Sale is Bon Jovi’s first major release since What About Now (2013), the band’s 3rd consecutive multi-platinum album to debut at No. 1 on the Top 200 (Lost Highway in 2007, and The Circle in 2009).
ABOUT BON JOVI: Over an illustrious career spanning more than three decades since their formation in 1983, Bon Jovi has earned their place among global rock royalty. With over 130 million albums sold worldwide, an extensive catalog of hit anthems, and more than 2,800 concerts performed in 50 countries for more than 35 million fans, Bon Jovi is the consummate rock and roll band. Prior to 2013’s “Because We Can” world tour securing the highest grossing tour of the year, Bon Jovi earned the No. 1 grossing worldwide tour in 2010 for “The Circle Tour,” which grossed $201 million total, and 2008’s “Lost Highway” tour, which grossed $210.6 million.
For more information on Bon Jovi, visit www.BonJovi.com.
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