Deep Purple and Judas Priest Announce Summer North American Tour

With one hundred years of rock and roll experience combined, Deep Purple, and Judas Priest have announced that they will team up for a co-headlining, 25-city tour across North America.

Presented by Live Nation, three of those twenty five cities on the tour will include stops in New York starting on Aug. 9, at the Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, Aug. 2, at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Bethel, and Aug. 5, at the Darien Lake Amphitheater in Darien Center.

Since its formation in 1968, Deep Purple has released 20 studio albums throughout its 50 year career including 2017’s Infinite. The band has sold over 100 million albums world-wide and was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on 2016.

Formed in 1969, Judas Priest has recorded eighteen studio albums, selling over 50 million world-wide. The band won a Grammy award in 2010 for Best Metal Performance for the song “Dissident Aggressor.”  The band’s latest studio effort, Firepower, released in March is its most successful album, selling 49,000 copies the first week and debuting at number five on the Billboard 200 chart.

Deep Purple/Judas Priest North America Tour Dates: 

Aug. 21 – Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
Aug. 22 – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – Chicago, IL
Aug. 24 – Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill – Detroit, MI
Aug. 25 – Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort – Mt. Pleasant, MI*                                                                           Aug. 27 – FirstOntario Centre – Hamilton, ON
Aug. 29 – Bell Centre – Montreal, QC
Aug. 30 – Centre Videotron – Quebec City, QC
Sept. 1 – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater – Wantagh, NY
Sept. 2 – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts – Bethel Woods, NY
Sept. 5 – Darien Lake Amphitheater – Darien Lake, NY
Sept. 6 – PNC Bank Arts Center – Holmdel, NJ
Sept. 8 – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach – Virginia Beach, VA
Sept. 9 – BB&T Pavilion – Camden, NJ
Sept. 11 – PNC Music Pavilion – Charlotte, NC
Sept. 12 – Daily’s Place – Jacksonville, FL
Sept. 14 – Verizon Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
Sept. 16 – Mississippi Coast Coliseum – Biloxi, MS
Sept. 18 – Starlight Theatre – Kansas City, MO
Sept. 20 – Treasure Island Casino – Welch, MN*
Sept. 21 – Harrah’s Council Bluffs – Council Bluffs, IA*
Sept. 23 – Pepsi Center – Denver, CO
Sept. 26 – Mattress Firm Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA
Sept. 27 – FivePoint Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
Sept. 29 – Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
Sept. 30 – Toyota Amphitheatre – Wheatland, CA

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